Teddy Bears' Picnic
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Teddy Bears' Picnic
A comic junket behind-the-scenes of the world's most exclusive power-broker retreat. The true story: the richest, most powerful white men in America gather each summer in Northern California for a super secret retreat that takes them back to their sophomore year in college. For fifty-one weeks a year they run the country. For one week they run amuck. They're there to unwind, but they get really unwound when that secrecy is threatened.
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Pic lacks the development needed for a full-length feature and, following a hilarious opening sequence, it becomes tiresomely one-note."
‑ Scott Foundas, Variety
"It is supremely unfunny and unentertaining to watch middle-age and older men drink to excess, piss on trees, b.s. one another and put on a show in drag."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
"Low fidelity comedy all around."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Hardy har har."
‑ Emily Blunt, Blunt Review
"What could and should have been biting and droll is instead a tepid waste of time and talent."
‑ Robert Wilonsky, New Times
"Most of the film feels conceived and shot on the fly -- like between lunch breaks for Shearer's radio show and his Simpson voice-overs."
‑ Wesley Morris, Boston Globe
"A beyond-lame satire, Teddy Bears' Picnic ranks among the most pitiful directing debuts by an esteemed writer-actor."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"When one hears Harry Shearer is going to make his debut as a film director, one would hope for the best"
‑ Edward Havens, FilmJerk.com
"The real shame is that such a talented ensemble cast is so badly wasted in this lame attempt at political discourse."
‑ Pam Grady, Reel.com
"The satire is just too easy to be genuinely satisfying."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"The satire is unfocused, while the story goes nowhere."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"Too much of it feels unfocused and underdeveloped."
‑ Dave Kehr, New York Times
"Very much like its title, the movie is too cuddly and frolicking to get a satirical grip on its rich and powerful characters, or their real life targets."
‑ Prairie Miller, WBAI Web Radio
"An ugly, pointless, stupid movie."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Despite a who's-who cast of comedians, virtually all the characters are uninteresting, unappealing and, worse, unfunny."
‑ , E! Online
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