There are any numbers of reasons to ignore We’re the Millers, and many more to dismiss it as yet another platform for the world to check in on how Jennifer Aniston’s arse is holding together (very nicely, as it turns out). Like most comedies, we’re inclined to sneer outright unless it fulfils a number of…
Movie 43 may already be the most derided film of all time, and it’s only been in the cinema for less than a week. It’s an ‘anthology film’ of thirteen or more (depending on how you count) short, non-related comedy sketches directed by various different people. We decided to check it out and reflect on what, if anything, it could all mean.
New red-band trailer for Movie 43 stars Kristen Bell’s vagina
An Apatow-eque romp without the cuddling after, Horrible Bosses chucks in loads of really naughty words and hopes to goodness it ends up controversial. The thing is, everyone’s obviously having such a brilliant time that it all just comes off as one big in-joke. Funny, crude, silly and loud – if you set your brain from kill to stun there’s a fair bit of enjoyment to be had here. I just wish they weren’t so damn pleased with themselves.
The Farrelly Brothers don’t pull out any stops in this comedy about two men let off the marriage leash for a week. One or two laughs aside, there is not enough genuinely fresh material here to feed a mouse, with gags that feel like they’ve been dragged out of a dusty archive. And Stephen Merchant? Shame on you. Go back home and make us a new show to atone for this terrible decision.