A Futile & Stupid Gesture Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 11182

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 9

Theatrical Release Date: 01/26/2018

Language: English

Genre: Biography

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: David Wain

Actors: Will Forte, Domhnall Gleeson, Joel McHale, Emmy Rossum, Thomas Lennon, Natasha Lyonne

Plot: Explores the origin of The National Lampoon and the chaotic life of its founder Douglas Kenney, along with the writers and comedians he worked alongside. -- Chris Kavan

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3/4

Chris Kavan - wrote on 02/21/2018

Sure, I'm sure the film glossed over several aspects of the life and times of Douglas Kenney - but the film is so worth watching for the sheer amount of comedic talent involved. It is quite spread out, so you only get a brief glimpse of some of the talent, but what a roster - and it's apparent they have much respect for the subject. It's a good time, even if it doesn't dig too deep.

Rating of
2/4

baba ghanoush - wrote on 02/02/2018

Regrettably, this movie arrives in a robe of cheeky self-consciousnesses from which it never succeeds in undressing. Colorful sets abound. Appropriately styled. Just a little bit too paint by numbers. The only part of this character we are shown is his longing nostalgia.

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