Archive for August 16th, 2014

Movie Mayhem — Let’s Be Cops

Fish out of water stories go back for centuries, continuously putting characters in situations that they are unfamiliar — and in most cases, uncomfortable — with. They have an inherent capacity for both comedic gold and dramatic tension by opening a character’s eyes to who they really are deep down and giving them a chance to stop hiding from themselves. Often times they are meant as allegories for a much deeper meaning, while other times, they are simply a way to escape and laugh at the humor and the turmoil that the characters find themselves in. The new “buddy cop” comedy, Let’s Be Cops, wants to be more than just the latter, but in so doing, stumbles under the weight of a massive naked perp. Don’t Stop — There’s Plenty More

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