Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (**1/2): Doesn’t try real hard

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse - 2015 Director Christopher B. Landon Starring Tye Sheridan, David Koechner, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, Halston Sage, Cloris Leachman, Niki Koss, Patrick Schwarzenegger Screenplay Carrie Evans, Emi Mochizuki, Christopher B. Landon Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse tries to be smart. It tries to have heart. But not that hard. Its mission … Continue reading Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (**1/2): Doesn’t try real hard

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Road Hard (***): Charisma is not my middle name

Road Hard - 2015 Written and Directed by Adam Carolla and Kevin Hench Starring Adam Carolla, Diane Farr, Larry Miller, Jay Mohr, David Alan Grier, Cynthy Wu, Illeana Douglas, David Koechner I appreciate almost everything Adam Carolla represents, and most of the things for which he strives. His podcast drifts in and out of my life like … Continue reading Road Hard (***): Charisma is not my middle name

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is long and necessary for the survival of the human race

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - 2013 Director Adam McKay Actors Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good, James Marsden, Kristen Wiig, Fred Willard, Chris Parnell, Dylan Baker, Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson, Harrison Ford Writers Ferrell and McKay As a sequel to one of the great comedies of modernity, Anchorman 2 was bound to disappoint.  And disappoint it does, early and often.  There are too … Continue reading Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is long and necessary for the survival of the human race

Cool Papa E’s Favorite Comedy Films of All Time

Live action comedy films are inexpensive to make but they are incredibly hard to master.  It's a generally accepted axiom that there is no generally accepted axiom as to what is universally funny.  That said, most makers of comedy barely even try.  Whether it's the rancid Scary Movie franchise, Tim Matheson's  Animal House / Meatballs … Continue reading Cool Papa E’s Favorite Comedy Films of All Time