Tag Archives: Ed Helms

Vacation

WHAT COULD GO WRONG? Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) decides to recreate the road trip to Walley World that his parents took him on 30 years ago, this time with his wife (Christina Applegate) and two sons. A reboot of the original Vacation franchise that also plays pretty much like a remake of the first film. … Continue reading Vacation

We’re the Millers

When pot dealer David Clark (Jason Sudeikis) agrees to smuggle a stash of marijuana from Mexico, he comes up with a perfect plan; hire a stripper and two wayward teens and pose as a family on vacation. After Horrible Bosses (2011), Jennifer Aniston returns in a similarly crass comedy, this time as part of an … Continue reading We’re the Millers

The Hangover Part III

IT ALL ENDS. The Wolfpack are kidnapped by a mobster (John Goodman) who needs them to find their old nemesis Leslie Chow (Ken Jeong) who’s stolen millions of dollars in gold bars from him. Labeled as the last installment in this franchise, this sequel is for those who thought that number two made all the … Continue reading The Hangover Part III

Jeff, Who Lives at Home

THE FIRST STEP TO FINDING YOUR DESTINY IS LEAVING YOUR MOTHER’S BASEMENT.  30-year-old Jeff (Jason Segel) has no job or girlfriend and lives in his mom’s (Susan Sarandon) basement in Baton Rouge, Louisiana… but his mother and brother (Ed Helms) have problems of their own. The Duplass brothers went a little more mainstream with this … Continue reading Jeff, Who Lives at Home

The Hangover Part II

THE WOLFPACK IS BACK. It is Stu Price’s (Ed Helms) turn to get married and the gang goes to “Thighland”… where a night on the beach leads to another devastating hangover. It remains a complete mystery why these guys keep hanging out with Zach Galifianakis’s rude, accident-prone character, but there wouldn’t be a sequel without him. … Continue reading The Hangover Part II

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OFF THE BATTLE IS ON. While Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) has been busy creating a business empire for himself, his old buddies at the Museum of Natural History are being shipped off to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. The kind of mandatory sequel where no one involved has to work hard to … Continue reading Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

The Hangover

SOME GUYS JUST CAN’T HANDLE VEGAS. Doug Billings (Justin Bartha) is about to get married and his friends take him to Las Vegas for one unforgettable night… unfortunately, they wake up the next morning and can’t remember a thing. Director Todd Phillips has specialized in comedies about grown men behaving like frat boys, but this one … Continue reading The Hangover

Monsters vs. Aliens

WHEN ALIENS ATTACK, MONSTERS FIGHT BACK.  On her wedding day, Susan Murphy (Reese Witherspoon) is subjected to radiation from a meteorite and grows into a giant; she’s locked up with a bunch of monsters, but they’re all sprung when aliens attack Earth. More than one creature looks like they belong in a 1950s sci-fi flick… … Continue reading Monsters vs. Aliens

Semi-Pro

PUTTING THE FUNK INTO THE DUNK.  1976, Flint, Michigan; one-hit wonder Jackie Moon (Will Ferrell) now has a struggling basketball team and serves as both coach and star player, but a new arrival on the team shakes things up. Ferrell reportedly said that this will be his last sports-related comedy. Let’s hope so, because I’m … Continue reading Semi-Pro