March 16-22: Including J. Edgar and December Boys

By Fiona Rae In TV Films

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7th March, 2013
SATURDAY MARCH 16 Joe Dirt (TV2, 8.30pm). The story of an American naïf that is really an excuse for white trash and pooh jokes. David Spade plays the eponymous Joe, a mulleted idiot who is looking for his parents; the real snark is left to Denis Miller, an LA DJ who gets Joe to relate his sad story on air. The sort of movie that is best left for 12-year-old boys to enjoy. (2001) ** Snow Cake (Maori, 8.30pm). Autism is used again as a metaphor for self-acceptance and redemption in this ...

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