Presented by James M. Tate / 5/03/2016 / No comments / 2016 , comedy
NEW RELEASE REVIEW OF PEELE & KEY IN KEANU
|Year Released: 2016|
|Kittens do rule, actually|
Key's a little more uptight being he has a wife and kid at home, drives a mini-van, and doesn't smoke loads of pot, like Peele; and yet, Peele does the most whining and has his own weight, weighing him down from being the "perpetually loaded one" like, for example, Chong was to Cheech back in the day. Their entire act almost feels like both are trying to discover, for themselves, who can get the biggest laugh, from everyone else...
But that doesn't matter because it's during moments they either slip so deeply into their own "character," on a mission, backed by heavy rap music and George Michael for giggles, to pull off a possibly dangerous drug score in order to get Peele's kitten back, set free during another drug score, that both comics prove they can really, actually... act! In fact, judging by this movie, they're far more talented than humorous. Meanwhile, the drawbacks are how long particular scenes take to get to the point, or any point, and how there's one too many action-packed, near-death climaxes when, after a while, even the adorable kitten needs a cat nap.