Film review: OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY, from ‘Built for Speed’

The raunch comedy is really just a more obscene and cynical update of the 80’s party animal comedy.  For evidence look no further than Office Christmas Party, a messy, occasionally amusing but mostly predictable excuse for juvenile comedy that features the party animal movie staples: nerds, prostitutes, comical pimps, people going nuts on coke, a laid back sensible everyman central character and ultimately an

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Film review: HORRIBLE BOSSES 2, from Built For Speed

Horrible Bosses was an enjoyably dopey, mildly obscene and occasionally amusing lads comedy that successfully tapped into the fantasy of the little guy getting the better of arrogant bastards, corporate bullies and crass, undeserving rich kids.  The film worked because the three wage-slave knuckleheads Nick (Jason Batemen), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day) who plotted to off their obnoxious

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Film review: WE’RE THE MILLERS, from Built For Speed

We’re the Millers is one of this year’s guilty pleasures.  Even though it’s low-brow, formulaic and implausible, it’s still an enjoyable comedy.  The film bubbles away in an amiable, mildly risqué fashion that recalls the National Lampoon Vacation movies.  Its trump card is a fine cast of comedy actors led by Jason Sudeikis and Jennifer Aniston whose well-honed comic timing

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