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I think this is kind of a forgotten "gem" in the Adam Sandler world now that he's cranking out terrible movies all day long for Netflix. Adam Sandler plays a drug smuggler and his best friend is Damon Wayans, and he finds out during a drug shipment that Damon Wayans is a cop who is trying to take down Adam Sandler's boss (played by James Caan). Adam Sandler tries to escape and somehow accidentally shoots Damon Wayans in the head -- but Damon Wayans is all fine basically in no time at all, makes a full recovery and tracks down Adam Sandler to escort him across country to James Caan's trial. A corny and predictable beginning and then full on ludicrous story to the end, full of terrible comedic timing and stale jokes whenever someone gets killed. Oh and then unforgettable scenes like: Does this podcast not do Adam Sandler movies as a general rule? Is he a good friend? Seems like they could do plenty of episodes with his career just like Cage and Stallone.
End Of Watch is one of the best missed opportunities to be a good movie I've seen all year. The movie is about two cops played by Jake Gyllenhal and Michael who are cops in South Central Los Angeles. Jake Gyllenhal's character Officer Taylor is recording there day to day patrols for an art class that he is taking. Officer Taylor is joined by a cast of hardened witty smack talking cops that all sound like they watched 48 hours and The Shield way too many times. The movie starts with a pretty good chase seen where Jack Gyllenhal gives an amazing speech about being a police officer as you watch a high speed police chase from the point of view of the police car camera that ends with a gang shoot out but from that scene the movie is all done hill from there. It's not necessarily a bad movie, it actually starts off pretty good until about 15 or 25 minutes into the movie where the point of view of the story changes and it makes no sense. I film then follows the strangest beats going from jokes about being single and a cop to scenes of gratuitous violence that seem hap hazardly thrown in. Please please review this so I can see if I'm over analyzing this movie or is it just the down fall of Jake Gyllenhal's career. This was also made by the same writer as "Training Day", "U-571", "The Fast and The Furious", and "Swat" (I wrote them in the order of quality)
Theodore Rex (1995) - A buddy cop flick with Whoopi in a skin tight, fake leather suit. It is inevitable that there will be a resurgence in talking dinosaur movies/tv shows/podcasts/documentaries. Address the genre (?) before it reaches a boiling point! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0114658/