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The Lonely Island: Incredibad [Universal/Republic, 2009]
It isn't just "D--k in a Box" and its explosive sequel "J--z in My Pants." Andy Samberg and his Berkeley homeboys are the funniest musical comedy act since Spinal Tap. Actual musicians help--world-beating T-Pain more than world-weary Julian Casablancas. So do other actors--foul Natalie Portman more than hammy Jack Black. The keepers clock in at around 2:30, before the laughs dry up. These posers sing the new bling: "You can call us Aaron Burr/From the way we're droppin' Hamiltons." A-