Tag Archives: Danny McBride

The Angry Birds Movie

WHY SO ANGRY? On Bird Island, Red, who’s attending an anger management class, becomes suspicious of a boat full of green-colored pigs that arrives one day; what are they after…? After the success of The Lego Movie (2014) there would obviously be more attempts to take a lucrative commercial franchise and try to make something … Continue reading The Angry Birds Movie

The Disaster Artist

San Francisco, the late 1990s; 19-year-old Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) is trying to become an actor and is awestruck by the take-no-prisoners approach of the mysterious Tommy Wiseau (James Franco). The story behind The Room (2003), the cult item that’s often called the most unintentionally hilarious bad movie ever made, is pretty straightforward, as we … Continue reading The Disaster Artist

This Is the End

NOTHING RUINS A PARTY LIKE THE END OF THE WORLD. Jay Baruchel comes to visit Seth Rogen in Beverly Hills for the weekend; they end up at a party at James Franco’s house, which is interrupted by the end of the Earth. Longtime writing partners Rogen and Evan Goldberg made their directing debut with this … Continue reading This Is the End

Clear History

A STORY OF WEALTH, FAME, POWER… AND THIS GUY.   Nathan Flomm (Larry David), who’s moved to Martha’s Vineyard and assumed a new identity after botching the greatest business deal in history, suddenly sees his former partner (Jon Hamm) there and plots revenge… This HBO project was made in the same vein as David’s Curb … Continue reading Clear History

Your Highness

BEST. QUEST. EVER. When a virgin that his dashing brother (James Franco) is about to marry is kidnapped by a sorcerer, slacker Thadeous (Danny McBride) joins the quest to save her. A fantasy comedy from the Pineapple Express (2008) director who reunites with both Franco and McBride. The movie is wrapped in silliness; some of … Continue reading Your Highness

Land of the Lost

RIGHT PLACE. WRONG TIME. Scientist Rick Marshall (Will Ferrell), his research assistant (Anna Friel) and a redneck (Danny McBride) are sucked into another dimension where they battle dinosaurs and other frightening creatures. An adaptation of a TV series (1974-1977) that should attract fans of Ferrell and McBride primarily, but children are also part of the target … Continue reading Land of the Lost

Pineapple Express

PUT THIS IN YOUR PIPE AND SMOKE IT. When process server and stoner Dale Denton (Seth Rogen) accidentally witnesses a murder, he and his drug dealer (James Franco) take it on the lam. This surprisingly hilarious comedy offers the same buddy-buddy ingredients as in co-writer Judd Apatow’s own movies and fuses them successfully with what might … Continue reading Pineapple Express