Today marks the 5 year anniversary of awesomeness in my life. This list represents every movie my old lady (she…
Ever wish your boss was dead?
For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con (Jamie Foxx), the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers... permanently.
Going into this, I expected it to be somewhat amusing but really stupid and predictable. I was really surprised by how hilarious and clever this is. The cast is fantastic. Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis, and especially Charlie Day all are given a chance to shine as are the bosses, especially Kevin Spacey who completely owns his role. He's always been the king of playing asshole bosses and this is no exception. This is the hottest and the funniest Jennifer Aniston has ever been. Colin Farrel gives the best performance he had in years at this point. Funniest he's been since In Bruges. This film is really well written. As soon as I think I know how the story is gonna…
Colin Farrell according to my wife is, and I quote,"sex on a stick".
That fact alone should be enough to earn my distaste,but funnily enough it just makes his transformation into comb-over,coke-head asshole all the more appealing. This is one of Farrell's best performances. His tortured soul from "In Bruges" remains his most memorable and iconic role but this has him mocking himself and having a ball.
Kevin Spacey is a two time Oscar winner that can turn his hand to anything. As David Harken he becomes the epitome of a corporate dickhead. As slimy a character as Spacey has ever played he really was the most "horrible" of the bosses. And then we get to possibly the best boss…
I'm really sad to see the sequel is in the hands of the That's My Boy director...
Original and highly entertaining, "Horrible Bosses" has a great premise, awesome chemistry, great pacing, and a lot of originality. Charlie Day is hilarious and quick-witted, Jason Bateman is solid, and Jason Sudeikis is the scene stealer. Can't wait for #2.
Today was laziness day and since I almost never left the bed or the couch I rewatched this one also passing on tv. Still very funny!
Surprisingly funny. Charlie Day was superb. Writing was ok, but the film has a good premise, along with the performances that will make you laugh most of the time. Lots of cliches, yes, but much better than I expected.
If there's one thing every working person in world has in common, it's that at one point in their life, they had a boss they hated. Horrible Bosses is a 2011 comedy directed by Seth Gordon, that tells us the story of three friends who have that same problem.
Nick, Dale, and Kurt are three friends who each have a despicable boss who's making their lives a living hell. Nick's boss, David Harken, is just a jerk who seems to enjoy making his employees, especially Nick, suffer. Dale is working as an assistant to a perverted, sexually harassing dentist called Julia. While Kurt works for Bobby Pellitt, who is just an incompetent moron. One night while they're hanging out in…
Rude and crude as I expected. But I found myself laughing more than I thought I would. My hopes weren't high, as it seems how I am with most new comedies nowadays.
Performances that shined for me: Kevin Spacey, although portraying a complete douche I can't help but be enticed by his talents. Charlie Day, a nervous, excitable guy just trying to make it through the movie. But I enjoyed his character, his style of comedy, and his naive innocence.
However, Jason Bateman plays a straight-laced, play-by-the-rules guy in a hairy situation. It's a fish out-of-water cliché that he does in just about every movie. It's worn out, like most of my cliché adjectives I just used to describe his…
One of the better hard 'R', adult comedies of the last 5 years. That's owing a lot to the easy chemistry between the leads (Batemen, Day, Sudeikis) as well as the crazy, over-the-top performances of the three titular bad guys (Spacey, Aniston, Farrell.) The film is an obvious and acknowledged homage to both Alfred Hitchcock and Danny DeVito but the story loses the thread in the third act, just kind of petering out. Still, there's plenty of LOL along the way and sometimes that's all you want.
It's shit even when you're drunk
I rarely like American comedies, but this movie had me laughing quite a bit every once in a while. Great cast, clever script. Its best moments are when it really embraces its grotesque situations. Too bad those aren't half as regular as they should be.
★★★½: It may have some minor flaws, yet is still very good despite them.
Upon seeing a trailer for this film's sequel before watching 'Lucy' I was reminded that I still hadn't got around to actually watching this.
So after a fairly long drive back from my parents this was the light, funny entertainment I was craving.
I've been on a good spell lately with comedy films, whereby I've actually found myself laughing at them. This one didn't disappoint, while not as good as some of the others it still packed laughs and I feel this could be down to the subject matter and characters.
All three are fairly relatable, believable characters, so their antics and the situations they end up in are amusing. I'm also pretty sure that most of us (myself included)…
An underrated comedy. The core cast of Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis are excellent. I laugh everytime.
A good cast and a few good laughs. 2011 was definitely the year of good comedies.
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- The Zero Theorem
- The Lego Movie
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
- X-Men: Days of Future Past
- Singin' in the Rain
- Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
- All the President's Men
- The Godfather
My top 10%.
This is my favorite 10% of all the films I've seen. It only took 6 months of…
- The Secret World of Arrietty
- Take Shelter
- Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
- Project Nim
This list will be of no real interest to anybody else but it helps me keep an easier track of…