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WHY HIM (2016): The Things I Liked…

Why Him (2016), Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally, James Franco
Why Him (2016), Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally, James Franco

I’ve always enjoyed James Franco in comedy roles more so than I do his dramatic work. I loved the trailer for Why Him which was well paced and fun, It also contained a healthy handful of good jokes and well placed expletives.

Fast forward to the movie, it could be argued that there’s an unnecessary level of cuss words, though I’d say not too uncomfortably gratuitous. Some scenes were a tad awkward and could have moved along more quickly, but overall I had a good time.

The soundtrack, Franco’s billionaire filterless character’s charm, Keegan Michael-Key’s fun estate manager and  peculiar ‘European’ accent are key highlights.

I also enjoyed the way Megan Mullally’s Barb responds to Franco’s Laird. My favourite of her lines being ‘Quite the outdoorsman.’ Watch it and see why that line is so perfect when it’s delivered – and for the rest of the good jokes. That’s assuming that all those colourful expletives haven’t scared you off, of course.

Happy Film Loving


WHY HIM? (2016): New Trailer Starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch…

Why Him? (2016), James Franco, Zoey Deutch
Why Him? (2016), James Franco, Zoey Deutch

Why Him? is the new ‘meet the parents’ comedy from James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Megan Mullally and Zoey Deutch…

Clean Trailer

Red Band Trailer – (I love this version because of Franco’s response to ‘ This is a 15 year-old child’ 🙂

Why Him? is directed and co-written by John Hamburg, the man  who wrote for I Love You, Man (2009) and Meet The Parents (2000).

James Franco in roles where he’s a little bit of an idiot but oh, so lovable are my favourite of his work. If you’ve seen and loved  Pineapple Express (2008) and  This Is The End (2013), I’m thinking you understand.

Why Him? Release Dates: December 25th, 2016 (US); January 6th, 2017 (UK); January 8th, 2017 (FR) January 12th, 2017 (GER)…

Keegan-Michael Key and Griffin Gluck also star.

Happy Film Loving 🙂


HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 (2015): New trailer With Curly Redheaded Cuteness and Laughter…

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), Adam Sandler (Dracula)
Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015), Adam Sandler (Dracula)

The second instalment of Hotel Transylvania 2, written by and starring Adam Sandler looks like plenty of fun.

I love that the ‘little monster’ is reminiscent of the completely adorable and mischievous triplets from Disney’s Brave (2012).

No idea how it happens that I actually haven’t seen the original, so now I know what I’m doing this Sunday.

Happy Hotel Transylvania 2 🙂