Arthur Newman is the story of a man with a past that is slowly revealed and the quirky girl that follows along with him on a road trip. It has all the elements of a feel good drama that could be interesting to watch for its story and more engaging due to the actors involved. [...]
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If you’re going to make a movie about cops, you’ve got a few templates to choose from: you can do the “Rookie Story”, where you follow an up-and-comer through the ranks as he achieves his goal of becoming a decorated police officer; you can go the “Grizzled Detective” route, and put an embittered, brilliant detective [...]
I was happy to be able to revisit Cedar Rapids. I thought it was a very charming comedy that was unfortunately only able to be seen in limited release, during its theatrical run. Fortunately, the Blu-ray for this film is now available and many can now buy or rent this sweet-natured, raunchy comedy. It helps [...]
I missed this one in the theater, but the same mistake won’t happen when it arrives on Blu-ray this June. Two of our reviewers really liked this one (see here and here) so I’m not going to let this one slip off my radar. Anyway, of course I am talking about the salesman comedy of [...]
Is Ed Helms the nerdiest guy in Hollywood right now? I mean he’s the nerd-in-residence on The Office, he played the nerdy dentist in the hit comedy The Hangover, and now we get Tim Lippe, insurance salesman and nerd extraordinaire in Cedar Rapids. Tim Lippe is an innocent, wide-eyed, naïve, sappy guy, who LOVES [...]
Sometimes you can tell a lot from how good a comedy can be simply by the names of your main characters. Standard, ho-hum comedies may go for simplicity with names like John or Jane without mention of a last name. Other comedies like to have fun with all of the details, like this film for [...]