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'Drive-Away Dolls' makes comedy about idiots inclusive

Minor spoiler to start: "Drive-Away Dolls," contrary to its mildly misleading trailer, is not set in the 21st century.

This matters because this period piece from 1999 is probably a golden mean between an absence of cellphones, whose presence would preclude most of this film's plot points, and a relative level of LGBTQ acceptance in society, which allows our lesbian protagonists to be careless over the course of their misadventures.

It also matters because "Drive-Away Dolls" represents a welcome throwback to the raunchy slob comedy subgenre of a pair of mismatched pals hitting the road and uni...

 

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