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"Shakespeare in Love" and "American Beauty" seemed to be the grand finale in comedies winning the big prize at the end of the 90's. After "There's Something About Mary" came out in the late 90's—comedies changed into nothing but fizzled gag fests, gross-out situations and a return to very artless slapstick.”

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