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“Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd”
New Line Cinema
Rated PG-13
(Not reviewed)


Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reunite with the Farrelly brothers for…oh, nevermind. Um, some actors you’ve never heard of, Eric Christian Olsen and Derek Richardson play Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels (well, their characters) as acne ridden high schoolers in this prequel. Troy Miller—who directed “Run Ronnie Run!” (coming soon on video after no theatrical release) and “Jack Frost”—is at the helm. Luis Guzmán and Eugene Levy are there too, so it might be amusing, not that “Dumb and Dumber” was the Farrelly brothers’ best work anyway.


“Lilia 4-Ever”
New Market Film Group
Rated R
(Not Reviewed)


Done by Swedish director Lukas Moodysson, who made the funny and insightful “Show Me Love” and “Together.” The theme is apparently related to “Show Me Love,” looking at young people in love. The film is about a 16-year-old Russian girl (Oksana Akinshina) who falls in love and travels to Sweden and could very well contain the humor and insights of Moodysson’s past work.

“Rugrats Go Wild!”
Paramount Classics
Rated PG
(Not reviewed)


OK, so if you create a cartoon world in which dogs don’t talk, you can’t make the dog talk later to promote the new film with promises of seeing the dog talk for the first time in “Rugrats Go Wild!” (The exclamation point is in the title. I’m not quite that excited.) But for all I know, it could be part of a hallucinatory sequence in which Chucky eats some groovy mushrooms he found in the jungle. Or it could have some of the amusing wit that’s made the show enjoyable. It probably won’t be as good as “Finding Nemo,” though, so see that first. Or not, I haven’t actually seen it. For all I know, it could be a masterpiece.