Six new clips from The Three Stooges have gone online. Yes, the movie looks terrible, but it also looks like it’s staying true to the source material. The problem is that staying true to the source material and then trying to transport it into a modern setting doesn’t look like it will work. There’s also the argument that the movie is for kids, who will enjoy the slapstick and goofy sound effects. Unfortunately, there probably aren’t a lot of kids who are die-hard fans of a 1930s comedy trio. It all comes back to “Who is this movie for?” and I don’t have a good answer. But I will say this: Fox is screening the movie for critics, and despite the cringe-worthy trailers and clips, I’ll do my best to give the movie a fair shake when I see it in its entirety.
Hit the jump to check out the clips. The film stars Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Hudson, Sofia Vergara, Craig Bierko, Stephen Collins, and Larry David. The Three Stooges opens April 13th.