Role Models

I make no effort to hide my love and appreciation for Seann William Scott. I’ve always thought he was hilarious and on top of that, he broke my journalism cherry. My first ever interview/junket experience was for Role Models where I was seated, along with two other journalists, and Seann William Scott. To put the sweet love icing on the cake, Scott complimented me while I sat there quietly, in a bit of audio I’ve kept ever since. Why am I telling you this? Just so you know, because I’m about to gush all over Goon. You can make your own judgement call whether or not my view is too tainted, but when you weigh this review against other reviews, you’ll find that in all likelihood, this is just a good movie. Goon currently has a 76% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Now that the unpleasant awkwardness of my manlove is out of the way, Goon is the story of very talented ass-kicker and mediocre hockey player Doug Glatt as he makes a bloody splash on the ice. Early in the story, Glatt moves from fan to fan who kicks a hockey player’s ass to low level hockey star to semi-pro star enforcer.

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This week, the Fox TV show Glee (a show I’ve never watched a minute of) hit your local retailers with the first part of its first season on DVD. And while I’m not too sure about the show, I am sure about the hilarity created by Jane Lynch.

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bdreport-rolemodels

Another week, another fine selection here at the now-teetering-on-monthly Blu-ray Report. This week we get hit with some Role Models, some old school Batman, a gay rights activist and Cartman, all in HD.

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DVDs I Bought This Week!

Brian Gibson loves to buy DVDs. Come with him on his weekly journey into the depths of credit card debt as he tells you what to buy, rent and avoid.

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2008review-ladies

The 2008 film season brought us beauty in both traditional and unconventional ways. While there has been an argument that leading ladies are few and far between, I think there’s a strong case to be made against that. This list of ten female figures will hopefully offer proof of that.

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The Reject Report

This week there’s only one new movie rolling out and it’s featuring “Bond, James Bond.” Wait a minute — they say Daniel Craig doesn’t say that line in Quantum of Solace, and they got rid of the “shaken not stirred” line, too.

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Role Models

Two Role Models + 2 Strange Kids = #2 at the Box Office. Robert Fure + 10 Likes + 5 Dislikes = This column. See math is fun!

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Jane Lynch in Role Models

Jane Lynch has dealt with 40 Year Old Virgins, Role Models, and the Best In Show and shows no signs of stopping — check here to find out what’s on her future slate.

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Nice Clean Movie Month continues at the Reject Report. Yes, for the umpteenth week in a row the weekend box office title belongs to yet another sweet family movie. Big surprise.

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Check in with underground sensation and rising star David Wain as he talks Role Models, McLovin, and working with a big studio.

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Role Models

If you’re going to play this game, please please please use alcohol instead of an energy drink. We don’t want to be responsible if your aorta explodes.

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FSR

Kevin Carr looks at the slate of films in theaters this week with the FSR Report Card.

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Seann William Scott in Role Models

Catch up with Seann William Scott of the hilarious upcoming Role Models and discover just why Robert Fure has a huge mancrush on him.

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Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

It’s time to forget about politics for awhile, and spend the weekend doing what Americans have been doing all fall — attend yet another nice, clean movie.

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Kevin and Neil reconnect in the Virtual Studio in the Sky. Neil insists it’s still magic while Kevin revels in the fact he can do the show in his underwear.

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Role Models

I’ve been pretty vocal in my resistance to anything from Judd Apatow or starring Jonah Hill, so when I got a chance to see a comedy that neither had any involvement in, I jumped at the chance. That film was Role Models and is one of the five best comedies of 2008.

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November Movie Guide

This past weekend we slipped into the month of November. And while the month begins with the fury of election season, it will undoubtedly finish with the start of the holiday movie season.

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Go get a stick, because we’ve got a ton of Role Models pics and I’m curious if its more than you could shake that stick at.

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Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott in Role Models

Role Models is one of the few winter comedies that I’ve been hearing good things about, and rightfully so. And to illustrate my point, I would like to present a few red band clips.

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Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott in Role Models

It’s been a pretty good summer for comedy, with flicks like Tropic Thunder and Pineapple Express being box-office hits as well as laugh-your-ass-off hysterical, but don’t go picking your favorite of the year just yet…

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