Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Movie #22: The Hammer

Proof that originality is overrated! There are no surprises in this "lovable loser" romantic sports comedy, but Adam Carolla is so endearing that you won't mind one bit. Adam Carolla.

Grade: 7/10


Blogger JMW said...

How are you choosing these movies? Adam Carolla? Adam Carolla??!!

December 4, 2008 at 12:33 AM  
Blogger Kraig Smith said...

I don't choose the movies, John. The movies chose me.

Besides, I find it charming that I can go from a Gus Van Sant film to a comedy starring Adam Corolla. It's like fine dining to fast food...both awfully tasty.

But since you mentioned Corolla...he was REALLY good in The Hammer. And if you don't believe me, check out the praise for him on Rotten Tomatoes. Well justified. The Hammer is a strange film, but it's worth seeing. It's not Seventh Seal, but...

December 4, 2008 at 12:53 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you haven't seen it, forget every stupid or retarded thing he has said or done. It's amazing how different he is in this movie.

December 5, 2008 at 12:46 PM  
Blogger JMW said...

OK, I surrender. Just give me 10 or 11 years to forget every stupid or retarded thing he's done, and then I'll rent it.

December 6, 2008 at 12:49 PM  

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