So awful it hits the bottom of the bad-o-meter and bounces back up to be sort of good. I haven’t laughed this hard in a while. Of course it was in all the wrong spots and mixed with an underlying groan.
While it certainly is a couple of notches below its action classic original, French Connection II is still a darned good action film that maintains the core of its central character and has some added layers that are genuinely disturbing.
Despite some memorable musical numbers, gorgeous sets and energy galore, there’s something about Funny Face that wasn’t working for me, and it wasn’t just the absurd idea about Audrey Hepburn being a frumpy bore.