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The Three Stooges Movie on Blu-ray

I love to laugh. I also get amused really easily and I love puns. They crack me up!

I love silly movies, the kind that are so silly that it could not actually happen in real life but it’s so funny!

When I heard about The Three Stooges movie coming out on DVD, I was really excited because I have always liked the classic Three Stooges stunts. Sure there’s a lot of antics with eye poking, hammer hitting, falling off roofs, you know the drill. Hilarious and super silly!

Quick synopsis of the movie:

The Farrelly Bros. (There’s Something About Mary, Dumb & Dumber) bring back a beloved classic comedy act with THE THREE STOOGES, a contemporary take on America’s favorite trio of boneheads coming to Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download July 17 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Sean Hayes (“Will & Grace”), Chris Diamantopoulos (“24″) and Will Sasso (“MADTV”) portray the troika of knuckleheads in three hysterical misadventures.

 

Left on the doorstep of an orphanage run by nuns, newborns Moe (Diamantopoulos), Larry (Hayes), and Curly (Sasso) grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuk-nyuking and woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Now, out to save their childhood home, only The Three Stooges could become embroiled with an oddball murder plot while stumbling into starring roles in a phenomenally successful TV reality show.

 

The Three Stooges is fun for the whole family. With hilarious supporting performances from Larry David (“Seinfeld”), Jane Lynch (“Glee”), Sofia Vergara (“Modern Family”) and Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls), THE THREE STOOGES “Just Say Moe” edition Blu-ray is loaded with special features including a collection of entertaining and punchy pieces and a unique blend of classic “Stooge” elements in a contemporary setting.

I had absolutely no expectations for the movie. Well I was expecting the usual “Stooge” antics but you know what I mean.

As I was watching the movie with my family, there were moments of laughter and really great puns! Here’s some info about being punny:

A Beginner’s Guide To Being “Punny”

 

Did you know the word “pun,” is derived from the word paronomasia, a form of word play which suggests two or more meanings, by exploiting multiple meanings of a word, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect. This type of witty wordplay usually elicits groans – but nearly everyone can derive a bit of guilty pleasure from the joke whether or not they really want to or not.  Here we will offer up a guide on puns that are so cringe-worthy… they’re punny.

 

How To Pose A Pun

  1. Be quick with your timing and delivery – brevity is key
  2. Keep it familiar – don’t use proper names and stick to a topic that everyone around you will be able to relate to
  3. When in doubt, err on the side of too much wordplay.  You want to make sure to catch everyone’s attention and not muddle the amazing pun you are making!

    Homographic PunsWords that are pronounced the same as other words but differ in meaning.Examples:

    • Corduroy pillows are making headlines.
    • Did you hear about the optometrist who fell into a lens grinder and made a spectacle of himself?

     

    Words to help you get started:

     

    agape: with mouth open / love

    bass: type of fish / low deep voice

    bow: type of knot or weapon / to incline

    close : nearby / to shut

    contract: a legal document / to become affected with

    desert: to abandon / an arid desert

    does: female deers / to do

    dove: a bird / to plunge into water or an activity

    entrance: the way in / to delight

    lead: an insulated electrical conductor – to guide or direct/ an element

    learned: past tense of learn / knowledgeable

    live: to be alive / to broadcast at the time of production

    minute: tiny / unit of time

    moped: to gloomy / motorcyle

    number: no feeling due to medication / numerical value

    polish: to shine / somebody from Poland

    produce – to make something / farm crops

    project – to speak loudly / a task

    read: present tense reading / past tense reading

    record: a written account / to write down or make a music album

    resume – start again / job history

    row: an argument / propel a boat or a line of objects

    sewer: drain / person who sews

    sow : a female pig / to plant seed

    tear: to rip up / a drop from the eye

    wind: movement of air / to twist

    wound – past tense of to wind / to injure

     

    Homophonic Puns

    Words that share the same written form or sound as other words but have a different meaning.

     

    Examples:

    • Seven days without laughter makes one weak.
    • Larry: Hey Jeff, wanna play tennis tonight?

    Jeff: Nah, can’t. I’ve got a weak back.

    Larry: Really? When did you get it?

    Jeff: About a week back.

     

    Words to help you get started:
     dual / duel
    gene’s / jeans
    minor / miner
    tease / tees
    whole / hole
    whirled / world
    sail / sale
    guest / guessed
    bolder / boulder
    flour / flower
    shake / sheik
     doe’s / doze
    hoarse / horse
    foul / fowl
    tacks / tax
    eight / ate
    wine / whine
    raise / rays
    tied / tide
    cent / scent
    booze / boos
    vain / vein
     finnish / finish
     sun’s / sons
My 4 year old had a fun time watching all the classic “Stooge” moments and even asked to watch the “silly” movie again the next day.
There were a lot of cameos from well-known actors and it was fun to see them in the film.
The directors, the Farelly brothers, even had a “Public Service Announcement” at the end of the movie telling the viewers that the antics were used with rubber props and not to try it at home. I thought that was a good idea since I could totally see my son try hitting his little sister with a hammer on the head.

The Blu-ray has some pretty cool special features:

THE THREE STOOGES Blu-ray Special Features

· Deleted/Extended Scenes

· What’s the Big Idea? A History of The Three Stooges

· Knuckleheads: Behind the Scenes of The Three Stooges

· Did You Hear that? The Three Stooges Sound Effects

· Poifect: Casting The Three Stooges

· The Three Stooges Mash-up

· Original Screen Test

Overall, the movie was fun to watch together with my family and we sure loved laughing at the silly stuff!

 The Three Stooges comes out on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download on July 17th.

*I was not compensated for this post. I did recieve a promotional DVD to review. Any and all opinions here are mine. Aloha!*

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