This is the type of movie that Michael Bay needs to be spending more of his time on. Funny throughout and often just plain hilarious. Wahlberg, The Rock, and Mackie all deliver and have great comedic temperament for this kind of over-the-top affair. The Rock, especially, has found his calling.
Alternates between being hilarious (some of Nicholson's dialogue is gut-punchingly funny and is delivered along with a physical presence that only enhances the humor), being hopeful and uplifting, and being tragically sad.
Nicholson is a delight throughout the film. Probably my 2nd favorite role of his, behind his turn as the Joker, and ahead of Melvin Udall (from As Good As It Gets).
Nurse Ratched is one of the most interesting "villains" I've encountered in a film. She doesn't…
God, I hate hipsters... and these are the worst kind of hipsters.
Watching these degenerate, nihilistic, and self-important clowns is exhausting and will likely make you furious. I failed to understand how some people managed to evoke some sympathy or thought they saw moments in the film where Heidecker's character showed signs that he may have some redeeming quality. I didn't see it when I watched this and on reflection can't think of any time where I thought there was…