Thanks for reading, Grantagonist!
The problem with a lot of impressionists is that they often aren’t funny. It becomes a parlor trick without any material. Dana Carvey’s HW Bush and Ferrell’s W weren’t accurate, but they were funny. Rich Little and Frank Caliendo are skilled mimics but not funny. Bill Hader often managed both (his Alan Alda is a… Read more
Did he say that?
‘...Operation Christmas Drop, which is not, as its title would suggest, a Christmas-themed reboot of the Bill Murray classic...’ I’m assuming you’re referring to Operation Dumbo Drop here, which did not star Bill Murray. However, Bill Murray did later star in Larger than Life, which featured an elephant named Tai who…
... and the guy who inspired Scarface barely registers.
I love the whole cast, but the trailer indicates it may be criminal underuse of Jessica Henwick.
Should have mentioned it, but he’s very good! Almereyda has great taste in casting.
Well, you gotta admit, It’s a unique journey that only about a hundred other modern comedians/comedy writers have experienced.
I have to disagree with this assessment, I watched a couple of episodes with my wife and son, and while the concept has a ton of potential, the execution screws it all up. The narrator is incessantly talking over the action, and the whole thing is edited to death. The audience ultimately don’t see that everyone is… Read more
Yeah these are the two to remember him by. Both rock solid. Probably not an accident that they were with Adam McKay.
The best thing about Jingle All The Way is any time Robert Smigel would impersonate Arnold Schwarzenegger on Conan and scream “JINGLE ALL THE WAY!”