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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Highly Recommended by Whom You Know, Get Hard by Warner Brothers Pictures Starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart Makes Its American Debut Friday, March 27, 2015 Be There! Laugh More in Life! Our Coverage Sponsored by Stribling and Associates

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The height and size difference alone between Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart is enough to make someone hysterical just looking at them, but when you add a stellar script that screams pure wit and their perfect delivery of lines and overall comedic execution, you've got a winner.  Hats off to Shay Cunliffe, who costume designed to tickle your funny bone just the right way.  Check out that cheetah Will pulls off as James, the downtrodden Hedge Fund Manager. Peachy Deegan has not laughed so hard out loud in a theater in public since We're the Millers came out.  What is going on in Get Hard?  It is not sexual. It is about preparing oneself for the reality of jail, which is exactly what James needs to do after being framed.
How on earth do you prepare for jail?
You Get Hard!
The concept is so off the wall, it works.
[On the title,] Ferrell attests: "is more than a play on words.  It's an actual term for getting yourself physically and mentally ready for a life of incarceration.  Though, naturally, when people asked me what I was working on and I said 'Get Hard,' they'd make a face or think it was a porno."
No one should be offended by anything contained in this move-it is a COMEDY.  Every aspect that could possibly be made fun of is, and it is BRILLIANT.  Starting with the contrasting lifestyles between Will and Darnell, played by Kevin Hart, whom we loved in Grudge Match, nothing is sacred and we love it.  Race is definitely a topic that has stereotypes made fun of to the max, and everyone was laughing, hard.
Not since The Intouchables have we seen such comradery between a white guy and a black guy, and everyone that worked on this film is doing something positive for uniting people, bridging the race gap and getting us to laugh at differences.
All that glitters is not gold on Wall Street...but they were pretty accurate in having a total lack of women on the trading floor despite men from every race!  We saw one token blond girl in the Wall Street scene, and also found it funny that the one that James marries is the brunette:
Naturally, her dad runs the firm James works at:
As serious as The Jinx was by HBO recently centering on Robert Durst, who has had his share of jail time, this is the polar opposite of the horror and gravity of that situation.
If you think you are like Peachy, you'll learn a lot of slang you have yet to hear, but it's weaved into the script adeptly so you will be able to infer what it means.  
Clapping Hands in a new way brings a whole new meaning.
And Keistering?  Just google it.
Jimmy Fallon and John Mayer appear as themselves...and for all the Yalies reading us, you'll hopefully laugh when you find out from James (Crimson guy, we believe) what is "More of a Yale thing."
We think we would have said the same thing as James about gangs: "Are there any French ones?"  (We literally were at a French restaurant right before this movie.)
James would say: "Je m'appelle James!  Can I join your gang, s'il vous plait?"
The songs make sense throughout, and it's interesting to note that the score is composed by Christophe Beck, who also did Frozen.
Another fa
vorite moment: t
he prized views James's gardener is treated to!  We wonder if he was wearing this sunscreen:
A bit of Mad-Dogging, a bit of Sad-Dogging and a whole lot of fun!
Go to the bathroom first.
You will laugh hard!
Darnell, we are GLAD you wear khakis.
And remember, Mayo is not only a County in Ireland....Will Farrell shows it's much, much more.  

Get Hard is Highly Recommended by Whom You Know!
See it, starting Friday in America.

When millionaire hedge fund manager James (Will Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for a stretch in San Quentin, the judge gives him 30 days to get his affairs in order. Desperate, he turns to Darnell (Kevin Hart) to prep him for a life behind bars. But despite James’ one-percenter assumptions, Darnell is a hard-working small business owner who has never received a parking ticket, let alone been to prison. 

Together, the two men do whatever it takes for James to “get hard” and, in the process, discover how wrong they were about a lot of things – including each other. 

Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart join forces in the feature comedy “Get Hard,” also starring Tip “T.I.” Harris, Alison Brie, and Craig T. Nelson.

The film is directed by Etan Cohen, making his feature directorial debut following a successful writing career, with credits including “Tropic Thunder.” The screenplay is by Jay Martel & Ian Roberts and Etan Cohen, story by Adam McKay and Jay Martel & Ian Roberts. Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy are the producers, with Ravi Mehta, Kevin Messick and Jessica Elbaum serving as executive producers. 

The creative filmmaking team includes director of photography Tim Suhrstedt (“Little Miss Sunshine”); production designer Maher Ahmad (“The Hangover Part III”); editor Michael Sale (“We’re the Millers”); and costume designer Shay Cunliffe (“The Bourne Legacy”). The music will be composed by Christophe Beck (“Frozen”).

“Get Hard” is scheduled to open nationwide on Friday, March 27, 2015.
A Warner Bros. Pictures presentation of a Gary Sanchez Production, it will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. 

This film is rated R for pervasive crude and sexual content and language, some graphic nudity, and drug material.

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