Monday, June 30, 2008

Whatever Happened To...

Will Ferrell? Really, think about it. Him, and Stiller, and Vaughn and the Wilsons used to be the biggest hits ever. Anything they did was golden. And then, they lost it. They had Semi-Pro, Dupree, Blonde Ambition, and really, they never recovered. Sadness for the Frat Pack. Think of all the hits: Dodgeball, Anchorman, Wedding Crashers, Old School, uh, what else did Ferrell do good in? Um....crap. Oh, Talledega Nights too. But really, they were having a golden age. Comedy was really comedy, and not stupid romantic comedies. And then Judd Apatow kinda took over.

He worked on Anchorman, and basically took Steve Carell and started his new comedy gang. And you know what? They're a hell of a lot funnier. Less fart jokes, more intelligence. Come on, 40 year old version, Knocked Up, Superbad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall. I mean, he's had some crap stuff(Kicking and Screaming anyone?) and clearly Apatow didn't work as well with Ferrell. But he took his awesome group: Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Peter Segal, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, I mean, he gives David Krumholtz some great little gigs. Like, you cannot beat McLovin. MCLOVIN!!!! How the fuck can you beat that? You can't. Oh, and add James Franco in that list.

Perfection. I used to love the Frat Pack, but man, I love this group of guys so much more. I'm hoping they have a lot more good years to go. That excites me.

But note to them: don't use Katherine Heigl anymore. She is mad conceited now. Ugh. Annoying as heck now.

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