Tag: Ed Helms

Movie Review: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (***)

Movie Review: Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (***)
DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX Genre: Animated Family Comedy Premise: In an effort to win over the girl over his dreams, a boy (Zac Efron) seeks out a mysterious guy named The Once-Ler (Ed Helms), who tells him a story about tree conservation and a grumpy creature called The Lorax (Danny DeVito). Behind-the-Scenes: This is the fourth feature adaptation... Read more »

Movie Review - The Hangover Part II (*1/2)

THE HANGOVER PART II.  102 mins.  R.  Directed by Todd Phillips.  Written by Craig Mazin & Scot Armstrong & Todd Phillips. How’s that line go?  “Second verse, same as the first.”  Welcome to The Hangover Part II, folks.  Just last week, in my Pirates 4 review, I discussed one of my least favorite types of sequels:... Read more »

Movie Reviews: Cedar Rapids (***1/2), Hall Pass (**), Drive Angry (*)

CEDAR RAPIDS.  87 mins.  R.  Directed by Miguel Arteta.  Written by Phil Johnson. Though he didn’t write or direct it, the new comedy Cedar Rapids bears the distinct imprint of producer Alexander Payne.  He’s the guy behind Election, About Schmidt, and Sideways, and like those movies, Cedar Rapids excels at mining comedic truths out of... Read more »