Before he falls down comically for the MMA film he’s making, Kevin James is going to have to fall down the good old fashioned way. In The Dilemma, the film adaptation of the song “Silence is Golden,” James stars alongside Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Connelly, and Winona Rider for the story of a man who sees his best friend’s wife cheating and has to figure out what to do.

Do you say something or stay silent?

The trailer makes this thing look incredibly plain, or at least incredibly lacking in a story. The concept is an interesting one, but a story full of inaction might be difficult to translate. Still, there’s more than a good chance that Vince Vaughn is playing at another Breakup style role that’s a bit more heartfelt than purely comedic. That’s a good thing.

The most surprising shot in the trailer is Ron Howard’s name in the credits. The trailer might be misleading, but this looks nothing like a Ron Howard movie. With a big franchise, that might be a scary prospect, but in this case, it’s another reason to be optimistic about what looks like something completely paint by numbers.

What do you think?

See it in hi-def at Apple.

Like this article? Join thousands of your fellow movie lovers who subscribe to The Weekly Edition from Film School Rejects. Our best articles, every week, right in your inbox!
Comment Policy: No hate speech allowed. If you must argue, please debate intelligently. Comments containing selected keywords or outbound links will be put into moderation to help prevent spam. Film School Rejects reserves the right to delete comments and ban anyone who doesn't follow the rules. We also reserve the right to modify any curse words in your comments and make you look like an idiot. Thank You!
Some movie websites serve the consumer. Some serve the industry. At Film School Rejects, we serve at the pleasure of the connoisseur. We provide the best reviews, interviews and features to millions of dedicated movie fans who know what they love and love what they know. Because we, like you, simply love the art of the moving picture.
Fantastic Fest 2014
6 Filmmaking Tips: James Gunn
Got a Tip? Send it here:
Neil Miller
Managing Editor:
Scott Beggs
Associate Editors:
Rob Hunter
Kate Erbland
Christopher Campbell
All Rights Reserved © 2006-2014 Reject Media, LLC | Privacy Policy | Design & Development by Face3