The Other Guys is the latest from Adam McKay and Will Ferrell and it serves as a great send up of the buddy cop genre with a consistently funny pacing and many flashes of brilliance along the way. Allen Gamble and Terry Hoitz are not the guys, that title is held by Detectives Highsmith and […]Read more "Review: The Other Guys"
The latest adaptation from Chris Columbus is a huge step forward from his dismal last effort but for every good scene in this film there is a bad line or plot hole that levels the film out to just being an alright, mildly entertaining experience. Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief is quite […]Read more "Review: Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief"
This political satire of the American and British government’s reaction to an impending war in Iraq is quite funny at times but ultimately feels like Christopher Guest lite. Following a set of individuals in and around the governments of both the American and British states, with individuals both for and against the war, we get […]Read more "Review: In The Loop"
This irreverent and silly comedy starting Steve Coogan is coming off being the hit film of Sundance and it does a very good job of being funny, even with the lunacy, absurdness, and predictability that fill the picture. Dana Marschz is a high school drama teacher that has moved to Tucson, AZ after failing to be […]Read more "Review: Hamlet 2"
Ben Stiller returns to the director’s chair to direct this satirical farce on and gets pretty great results out of it. The film opens with a number of faux trailers and commercials for the stars in the film and they are pretty funny, but I won’t spoil those here; but they aren’t quite as good […]Read more "Review:Tropic Thunder"