24, Film Student • He/Him
-This is it, Joel, it's going to be gone soon.
-So what do we do?
This was nice and sweet and the final few scenes had some really good and powerful moments, beyond that though I can’t help but feel that this was just… fine? Kotsur was amazing but this is a long way off Best Picture material for me, although I’m glad it won over some of the more generic and forgettable “Oscar bait” type films.
Look this movie was funny. I laughed a good few times. Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis were all great and had good chemistry and hit all the comedic beats really well.
But there’s a recurring plot line in this where Charlie Day is repeatedly sexually harassed by his boss (and even full-on raped by her!!!), and it’s played off by everyone as “Ahhh it’s not a big deal though cos she’s hot.” It’s supposed to be funny cos…