Walter Mencken 2:08 p.m., Aug. 27
Ah, the French...
...who can explain them? I mean, they give us The Rules of the Game...
...and then they fall all over themselves for Jerry Lewis.
They give the Palme D'Or to a solemn work of religious exploration like The Tree of Life...
...and then they give us The Smurfs.
Special viewing bonus: Upright Citizens Brigade's riff on the above commercial:
*Anyone who points out that the Smurfs actually hail from Belgium will be forced to watch every Ustinov/Poirot movie back-to-back:
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