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(Starpulse)   "Kevin James has a weird profession and a too-hot wife #5" isn't the Oscar contender we all thought it would be   (starpulse.com) divider line 86
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2012-10-11 08:29:32 PM  
Nacho Libre 2: Here Comes the Boom
 
HBK
2012-10-11 08:34:01 PM  

Okoboji: czetie: Not sure which is lower, my expectations for that movie or the writing quality of that review.

It was geared for a specific audience... just like the movie it was halfheartedly slamming.


Before I could finish, I stopped reading that article, it hurt my eyeballs- that man has no business writing- english.
 
2012-10-11 08:55:26 PM  
I'll only go to see this if the theater sells out "Will Farrell has a weird profession and suddenly strips for some reason #5" because I hear there's this one funny scene where he just says random stuff.

/True story: The entirety of the Talladega Nights pitch was: "Will Farrell as a NASCAR driver."
 
2012-10-11 09:14:03 PM  

indarwinsshadow: I'll just leave this here

[media.celebrity-pictures.ca image 850x637]

 
 
I didn't know this was even possible but that somehow manages to merge the concepst of "thong" and "granny undies."
 
2012-10-11 09:26:54 PM  
i really liked the King of Queens episodes.
Love me some Leah.
I really like kevin, just wish he'd do some more .... how should i say, .... movies aimed at an audience older than 12?



/Really liked him in Hitch.
 
2012-10-11 09:30:22 PM  
It's like Kevin James has borrowed a page out of Adam Sandler's play book.

Hmmm...

Hey, look, Happy Madison Productions. Adam Sandler in the producers catagory.

Adam Sandler has mastered making a well showing movie on a smallish budget, and now Kevin James allows for more productions to the formula. Yes, Adam Sandler owns Kevin James's fat ass.
 
2012-10-11 09:31:59 PM  

phantomht: i really liked the King of Queens episodes.
Love me some Leah.
I really like kevin, just wish he'd do some more .... how should i say, .... movies aimed at an audience older than 12?



/Really liked him in Hitch.


I agree on all counts.
 
2012-10-11 09:39:53 PM  
I remember seeing some of the marketing materials street teams had put out and wondering why anyone would think that a movie could sell on Kevin James' name alone. They just started running ads that hinted at a plot in my local alt weekly. Are there really people who will go see him because he's in it?
 
2012-10-11 09:54:00 PM  

LawPD: One of many truly funny comedians who should have never made the switch to acting.


This
 
2012-10-11 09:58:21 PM  

indarwinsshadow: I'll just leave this here

[media.celebrity-pictures.ca image 850x637]


I can see the Scientology crawling all around the inside of that. 

/ Not gay.
// Just not willing to stick my dick in crazy.
 
2012-10-11 10:04:10 PM  
Fat comedians should stay fat. I'm looking at you, Jonah Hill.
 
2012-10-11 10:45:11 PM  

phantomht: iI really like kevin, just wish he'd do some more .... how should i say, .... movies aimed at an audience older than 12?

/Really liked him in Hitch.


It's the whole Sandler/Farrel syndrome. They have one go to style that gets constantly recycled but are actually capable of doing really good, toned down roles. Sadly we see more of the former.
 
2012-10-11 11:22:04 PM  

Ow! That was my feelings!: LawPD: One of many truly funny comedians who should have never made the switch to acting.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUJrttQnDFE

Watch it all the way through, or skip to 5 minutes in. The beginning of that routine is funny, but not outstanding comedy. The end of it is just good enough to make him more creative than 95% of the hacks out there. If it isn't brilliant, it's close, especially the way he works up to it.
 
2012-10-12 12:34:28 AM  

No Line For Beer: True story: The entirety of the Talladega Nights pitch was: "Will Farrell as a NASCAR driver."



They also stole 'my' idea of having a NASCAR driver steal the hearts of American racing fans, only to come out as gay, thereby (hopefully) eliminating bigotry and homophobia in a large swath of particularly afflicted population.*

That's not quite what they did in TN:tBoRB, but it was close enough I felt cheated/vindicated


/*Either that, or millions of exploding heads
 
2012-10-12 02:07:42 AM  
when cutbacks threaten to cancel the music program and lay off its teacher (Henry Winkler), the stakes are raised, and Scott begins to raise money by dabbling as an MMA fighter.

I think I actually respect myself slightly less for knowing what this plot is referencing.

i.crackedcdn.com

//Though he made a Cracked list so I guess it's far from obscure.
 
2012-10-12 03:14:12 AM  

Jiro Dreams Of McRibs: For the ladies:

[bearmythology.files.wordpress.com image 425x343]


So he's fuzzy and huggable? What's not to like?
 
2012-10-12 03:36:36 AM  
Let's talk about how Leah Remini seems like she's a huge biatch. Putting aside the Scientology malarkey, she just seems like an A1 Kyle's Mom sized biatch.
 
2012-10-12 04:17:06 AM  

Mugato: Yeah, David Spade gets girls in real life because he's rich and has the kind of smarmy asshole-ness that a lot of chicks with low self esteem dig, I get that.


There was an entire article once, written by a former classmate of him, detailing how he got plenty of first-class poomtang even when he was a not-rich nobody.
 
2012-10-12 04:40:26 AM  

TeddyRooseveltsMustache: Fat comedians should stay fat. I'm looking at you, Jonah Hill.


Jonah is weird looking skinny, but I wouldn't expect him to blow up to as fat as he was.

Fat comedians are a little worried about their weight. Especially since so few of them make it into their mid-40s.
 
2012-10-12 05:19:30 AM  
FUN FACT: Sara Underwood --

imageshack.us

-- has professed to having a major crush on Kevin James.


/Note to self: Crash the set of Attack of the Show in a UPS uniform.
 
2012-10-12 05:23:44 AM  

Mugato: Yeah, David Spade gets girls in real life because

chicks dig the family discount at Kate Spade outlets.
 
2012-10-12 05:47:43 AM  

Archimedes' Principal:
// Just not willing to stick my dick in crazy.


i2.cdn.turner.com

Don't knock it til you've tried it.
 
2012-10-12 06:38:00 AM  

FunkOut: Jiro Dreams Of McRibs: For the ladies:

[bearmythology.files.wordpress.com image 425x343]

So he's fuzzy and huggable? What's not to like?


Real hooters, Jerry.
 
2012-10-12 07:56:40 AM  

Texas Gabe: From Wikipedia:

Personal life

On June 19, 2004, James married actress Steffiana de la Cruz.[13] Their first child, daughter Sienna-Marie, was born 2005. Their second daughter, Shea Joelle, was born 2007, she was named after the ballpark Shea Stadium.[14] They welcomed their first son and third child, Kannon Valentine, 2011. 

Steffiana De La Cruz
[img1.bdbphotos.com image 450x629]


Damn! He shoots and scores! But she must also have a think for heavier guys - she lived with Chris Penn in the 90s.
 
2012-10-12 08:19:13 AM  

scottydoesntknow: [i.ytimg.com image 480x360]


POD?

Are they still around?
 
2012-10-12 08:23:53 AM  

RyansPrivates: Texas Gabe: From Wikipedia:

Their second daughter, Shea Joelle, was born 2007, she was named after the ballpark Shea Stadium.


Hoping their next child is a boy, James & Wife have already chosen the name Randy's Donuts.
 
2012-10-12 08:50:51 AM  
I actually saw Here Comes the Boom at a sneak preview the other night.
A coworker won tickets from a radio station and gave them to me.

The movie was much better than I thought it would be. Kinda cheesy, but not so much so that I had to dismiss it.

Not too bad for a family film, really.
 
2012-10-12 09:01:36 AM  

Flappyhead: Klippoklondike: One Bad Apple: I'm really hoping this movie plays up Bas Rutten more than Kevin James

Bas is the man. More people must embrace El Guapo.

Punk Payback is by far one of the most entertaining things on television.

"A little shove and my old pal Newton does the rest."


Bas' 99.5% grasp of English is great.
 
2012-10-12 09:43:38 AM  
i thought it said kevin smith, and i was confused... although, i'm still confused about kevin james
 
2012-10-12 10:37:27 AM  

whither_apophis: Girion47:

Carla Tortelli's daughter is all grown up!

/yeah I'm that old


Bob Newhart founded the impossibly hot tv wife syndrome.

/I'm older
 
2012-10-12 01:30:44 PM  

No Line For Beer: /True story: The entirety of the Talladega Nights pitch was: "Will Farrell as a NASCAR driver."


well, since that film is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen, and one of the few that left me in actual PAIN from laughing so hard the first time I saw it, pretty good pitch, eh?

/yes, most everything has sucked since. Semi-Pro was terrible, Blades of Glory was watchable but terrible, ETC.
 
2012-10-12 01:36:11 PM  

Ape Shiat Nuts: FUN FACT: Sara Underwood --

[imageshack.us image 640x480]

-- has professed to having a major crush on Kevin James.


/Note to self: Crash the set of Attack of the Show in a UPS uniform.


not going to say sara isn't hot. she is.

she also looks like Cpt Picard ordered her out of the replicator - "girl, playmate, blond, hot". there is nothing special about her and the bolt on tits were a mistake.

just saying. she is like a real doll brought to life.
 
2012-10-12 01:55:28 PM  

Kurmudgeon: Their second daughter, Shea Joelle, was born 2007, she was named after the ballpark Shea Stadium

WTF?


Which was named after the Latin American revolutionary Shea Guevara.

/A legend that will last a lunchtime.
 
2012-10-12 02:38:23 PM  
Teacher is a weird profession?
 
2012-10-13 03:45:30 AM  

Ape Shiat Nuts: FUN FACT: Sara Underwood --
[imageshack.us image 640x480]
-- has professed to having a major crush on Kevin James.
/Note to self: Crash the set of Attack of the Show in a UPS uniform.


Yeah, are you sure you want to put stock in what an AotS host says she likes? The last Olivia Munn thread/argument here seemed to go on forever....
 
2012-10-14 06:14:09 AM  
Look, if the script was good, they wouldn't cast Kevin James in it.
 
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