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When did Comic Relief Day - which began life as a relatively edgy alternative to the schmalzy Children In Need - become such a lumbering affair?
Taking the mickey out of schmalzy Hollywood is easy, especially if you choose a really soft target, like taking a swipe at the hideous idea of a sequel to the mawkish Forrest Gump.
He released a schmalzy Christmas single, At This Time Of Year, but then decided to put his construction skills to good use.
Dustin Hoffman is the big shot movie producer who knows how to make things happen - even when they didn't - by fabricating newsreels and composing the kind of schmalzy song that captures the heart of the nation.