(Episode 107 of) Cinema Smackdown – The Heat

Cinema Smackdown
By Bret Dorman and Kate Peterson

We’ve seen the buddy cop genre before, but never with such a caliber of comedy! America’s Sweetheart Sandra Bullock showcases her Academy Award winning skills alongside Academy Nominated Melissa McCarthy, who pairs up with Bridesmaids director Paul Fieg! Bret and Kate try to dissect the funny and decide if this movie should get a commendation of hilarious valor, or be thrown in the cell for committing comedy crimes!

Download Episode 107 – The Heat.

Think of a buddy cop movie! GO! Yep, chances are the first one you thought of was Lethal Weapon. Featuring a crazy Mel Gibson and a too-old-for-this-shit Danny Glover, the movie practically wrote the book on buddy cop movies. Shane Black went on to become one of the highest paid screenwriters, and future director of The Amazing Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and The Invincible Iron Man 3. Here’s a sample:

Next Episode will be Pacific Rim!

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