Dilemma: on the one hand there’s Judd Apatow, Comedy King of Hollywood, bringing along his usuals (Rogen, Hill and real-life wife Leslie Mann) and two talented actors new to his world, but not new to comedy – Schwartzman, hilarious in I Heart Huckabees and due to break out with a mysterious role in next year’s[…]
Shocking, offensive – just the way you like it?
So an Irishman, an Englishman, a Scotsman, a Jew, Gordon Brown, Bono and the Pope walk into a pub. The barman says, “Is this some kind of joke?” That’s exactly how I feel about this film, because of this trailer.
I went into this film having neither seen Ali G nor Borat, just the trailer for Bruno (which didn’t make me think much of it). The previews on 30 June were high security, I got photo ID-checked five times on my way to the screen at West India Quay (and back from the loo which[…]