Trailerama: MacGruber

This sketch was pretty funny the first time around. The 17th? Not so much. Somewhere a Phd. student is pissing away their parent’s savings writing a thesis on latter-day Saturday Night Live movies. We’ll let whatever they say stand for this idiot-out-of-his-depth spin-off, complete with career-debilitating cameo (Val Kimler, not that there’s much to debilitate), past-its-sell-by-date soundtrack, nightclub scene, and rote action sequences. Kristen Wiig is gonna have to do a lot of doubletakes to save this one. Forte and his writing partner John Solomon’s script includes contributions by SNL staffer Jorma Taccone.

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2 Responses to “Trailerama: MacGruber”

  1. Spring Movie Preview 2010 « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] MacGruber Release date: April 23 Starring Will Forte, Val Kilmer, Kristen Wiig Feels like it’s been a while since we’ve had a shitty Saturday Night Live spin-off. Fortunately relief is at hand in the form of Will Forte’s fitfully amusing super-agent. Maybe we should be grateful that it provides the mighty Powers Boothe with something to feather his nest. Fun fact: Will Forte serves on the Board of Directors of the National Policy and Advocacy Council on Homelessness. That makes us feel bad about slamming his movie. […]

  2. The Great SXSW 2010 Preview Dump: Headliners « SquallyShowers Says:

    […] MacGruber […]

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