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  • Jerky Versions of the Dream [I.R.S., 1983] C+

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Jerky Versions of the Dream [I.R.S., 1983]
In which the nastiest wimp since Ron Mael makes his pop move, sometimes diverting and never positively offensive. That includes the title--Howard knows his audience. Granted, Dreamy Versions of the Jerk would have been more to the point, but accuracy has never been Howard's forte. C+