Hall Pass Directed by: The Farrelly Brothers Starring: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer Rating: NR Release Date: February 25, 2011
TRAILER SCORE: 5/10
Wow, Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis in a buddy comedy, looks awesome! Except it really doesn't. Unfortunately, Hall Pass is already saddled with an annoying premise, two married guys have a week to cheat without repercussions from their shrewish wives, played by Fischer and Christina Applegate. The whole thing looks insulting to both sexes. My only hope is the inclusion of Stephen Merchant, co-creator of The Office and really funny guy, classes the place up a bit. I also believe there's so chance that after a lot of flops, the Farrelly brothers have another really funny movie left in them. Their first three films were great, especially There's Something About Mary. But the last several have been awful, including The Heartbreak Kid which was just mean-spirited and unwatchable. So in summary, decent cast, bad trailer. Hopefully the movie is a lot better than it looks.