VHYes (2020) - Rotten Tomatoes


VHYes (2020)



Critic Consensus: VHYes is a unique film for specific tastes -- and a rare, albeit grimy gift for viewers who can appreciate its retro aesthetic and absurd humor.

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A bizarre retro comedy shot entirely on VHS, VHYes takes us back to a simpler time, when twelve-year-old Ralph mistakenly records home videos and his favorite late night shows over his parents' wedding tape. The result is a nostalgic wave of home shopping clips, censored pornography, and nefarious true-crime tales that threaten to unkindly rewind Ralph's reality.

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Tim Robbins
as Sir Roger Handley III
Genevieve Morton
as Veronica Dish
Raymond Lee
as Todd Plotz
Paige Elkington
as Elektra the Maiden
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Critic Reviews for VHYes

All Critics (43) | Top Critics (11)

VHYES succeeds by using comedy sketches the wrong way

March 16, 2020 | Full Review…
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Throughout, "VHYes" laces its nostalgia with bitter poison, reminding its audience that even in the carefree couch potato days of 1987, the end-times always loomed.

February 3, 2020 | Full Review…

The amusing but initially disposable sketch format gathers momentum and a series of mini-threads emerge.

January 23, 2020 | Full Review…

This is a movie that is really just a stream of consciousness, experimental, Robot Chicken-style collage.

January 17, 2020 | Full Review…

VHYes breaks the biggest rule of parody, over and over again: it simply tries way too hard with material that's far too easy.

January 17, 2020 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

This is pretty thin stuff, written with medium-watt inspiration at best and acted by performers variably able to make it seem better than it is.

January 17, 2020 | Full Review…

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