Nothing about this story is fresh, but the comic ability of the two leads makes it funny. Jason Bateman plays a hard-working father of three and Ryan Reynolds is a carefree stud. Once their bodies switch, the mayhem begins…with predictable results. Their one-liner reactions provide constant laughs, despite the raunchy bits that try to match the current comedy standards. If you’re a fan of the guys, you’ll enjoy it. NOTE: Stay thru the credits till you see the “Bryant Gumbel.”
GAY ANGLE: Ryan has a two brief bare body glimpses and calls himself gay for being passive to a beautiful woman (or is it Jason?).
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.
Calvary Director: John Michael McDonagh Writer: John Michael McDonagh Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly In the opening scene, a priest (Brendan Gleeson) hears a threatening confession. He spends the rest of the film interacting with members of his community (most of whom aren’t very devout or very nice) and preparing for his fate. [...]