"Reviewing The Naked Gun... is like reporting on a monologue by Rodney Dangerfield - you can get the words but not the music."
"Angela's Ashes, which reminded me of Mark Twain's description of a woman trying to swear: `She knows the words, but not the music...'"
"There is also a lot of crude four-letter dialogue [in Dirty Love], pronounced as if they know the words but not the music."
"[The Sweetest Thing] is deep-sixed by a compulsion to catalog every bodily fluids gag in There's Something About Mary and devise a parallel clone-gag. It knows the words but not the music ..."
"The Road is a film that, to quote Mark Twain, knows the words but not the music."