The Hangover Part II

I suspected that I wouldn’t enjoy the return of the Wolf Pack as much asthe first time. I wasn’t expecting to be this disappointed.  Todd Phillips has a troubled history with me, especially after his last film starring Robert Downey Jr., and Zack Galifianakis, Due Date. It was a slightly offensive, not very funny film that didn’t so much push the boundaries of good taste, but cross them.  It almost seemed like a rejection of the... Read More

The Hangover

I’m not one for comedies usually.  My pretensions when it comes to film has reached an all time (and uncomfortable) high right now.  But every once in a while, a comedy will come along that will bring joy to the inner most parts of my soul.  The Hangover has managed to do this.  It seems to be the perfect storm, bringing together my love of Las Vegas, my fear of commitment/relationships, and weirdly identifying with the Fat Jesus character. My... Read More