Best Man.. At Your Service

Kevin Hart is the biggest little man on the planet right now. His success is the perfect combination of hard work and perfect timing. He is practically standing alone on the comedy circuit and he shows no sign of slowing down. With the momentum, Hart is taking the full dive into the movie business. Which has been met with mixed success. I’m not exactly sure what attracts comedians to buddy roles, but Kevin Hart is in full buddy mode. He starred alongside Ice Cube last year in Ride Along, and will be pairing with Will Farrell later this year in Get Hard. The wedding ringer is probably his best film to date, and he owes a lot of it to Josh Gad. Their on-screen chemistry is great. Unlike Ice Cube in Ride Along, who amped up Hart’s antics, Josh gad mellows Hart’s formula out.

The Wedding Ringer’s premise is pretty simple. Doug is your stereotypical awkward guy with not many friends, actually… no friends. Some how he seriously out kicks his coverage and lands Gretchen portrayed by Kaley Couco-Sweeting. His wedding is rapidly approaching and he needs to come up with a best man and groomsmen. Jimmy Callahan is a best-man for hire, he’ll provide you with everything you need to fill out your wedding party. There is only one important rule, once it’s all said and done he’s gone. His clients are purchasing a best man, not a best friend.

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He is the Law

With Marvel Studios going strong entering phrase 3, and DC Comics looking to make a similar splash in the near future. It sure feels like comic book movies are a sure bet these days. The grass wasn’t always so green in the 90s. Alot of studios tried to recreate the past success of Christopher Reeve’s superman and Micheal Keaton’s Batman. One of these films was the 1995 adaptation of niche british comic Judge Dredd. Helmed by Silvester Stallone, the reception was lukewarm at best, but frankly bad. Almost 20 years later, its time for round two, with a much-needed reboot.

The story takes place in a dystopian future, where the world is an irradiated wasteland referred to as cursed earth. The majority of humanity lives in vastly over populated mega cities. This particular city is mega city one, home to more than 800 million residents. In order to deal with the population, the justice system has been compressed. Law is enforced by a police force known as Judges. Judges are the judge, jury, and executioners. Allowed to capture , sentence, and if needed execute criminals on the spot. Judges are the living embodiment of the law, and the most feared judge of them all is the titular character Judge Joseph Dredd.

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