In the weeks leading up to the release of Joker, an origin story for the Batman villain, there was a wave of spontaneous handwringing amongst the media and the public at large. Some were under the impression that Joker was going to give us a sympathetic Angry White Male whose inevitable descent into violence and mayhem would be justified, even… read more!
Movies Directed by Todd Phillips (in alphabetical order)
Harmless though uninspired comedy about three guys in their thirties (Luke Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Will Ferrell) who start a college fraternity as a way of recapturing the wild spirit of their younger days. Sort of. This is just a lame "high concept" plot, actually; a mere clothesline on which to hang a bunch of rather ordinary gags and slack Animal… read more!
A college student accidentally mails his long-distance girlfriend a videotape of himself having sex with another girl, so he enlists the help of three friends as he drives from Ithaca, New York to Austin, Texas in order to apprehend the incriminating video before the girlfriend does. That's it for plot. The bulk of Road Trip consists of gags, gags, gags… read more!