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The Other Guys

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Sunday, January 9 2011

'The Other Guys': Subversive Masters of the Studio Comedy

A conventional genre framework allows Adam McKay to latch on to a more directly satirical idea; in this case, the way big-stakes financial crime gets ignored in favor of action with a high body count.


Thursday, August 5 2010

'The Other Guys' Is a Movie-cop Parody and Buddy Comedy

Adam McKay's The Other Guys is a classic case of a summer film wanting to have its cake and gobble it down at the same time.


Blogs

Friday, August 6 2010

Inconsistency Stifles 'The Other Guys' Cleverness

When it works, it's rip-roaringly hilarious. When it doesn't it's deader than the cinematic category it's parodying.


Monday, April 12 2010

The Other Guys aka Adam McKay Does the Cop Comedy Thing (trailer)

The Other Guys is a cop comedy with a lot of creative talent behind it. So why is the trailer so mediocre?


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