It's A Little Bit Illegal

I quite enjoy New Girl, and despite some calls from the internet, I've enjoyed the return of Damon Wayans Jr. to the cast. He fits in perfectly with the rest of the weirdos in the apartment, chief among them Jake Johnson. Pairing the two in a buddy cop film is a logical choice, and plays just as well if you imagine the entire scenario as one of Nick and Coach's extended fantasies.

The film, Let's Be Cops, is a subversion of the black-and-white-buddy cop formula, in that it's about two losers who pretend to be cops to abuse the privileges associated with it. This will inevitably lead to problems for them, though this first red-band trailer only hints at those problems. It focuses more on the gags, which is par for the course with comedies. Only after release will we know if the trailer was loaded with the most solid laughs, leaving the rest of the film to flounder, or if it actually has a deeper wit that will hold up over the length of the film.

And I'll be honest with you, the last comedy I saw that managed the latter was The Heat.
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Adopting the descriptor of "successfully unpublished author", MR. Clark began writing things on the internet in 2012, which he believed to be an entirely reputable and civilized place to find and deliver information. He regrets much.


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