Posts tagged "John C. Reilly"

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 »

New Movie Reviews: Cyrus, The Last Airbender

Cyrus (***) Cyrus plays like a smaller-budgeted, more independent-minded, and less funny sequel to the 2008 Will Ferrell-John C. Reilly comedy Step Brothers.  Maybe it’s because Reilly stars in both, but I think it also has to do with the fact that in both movies, he plays a dysfunctional (less so here than in Step... Read more »