Excerpt: After a disastrous record and breaking up with his wife, English rock star Aldous Snow returns to a life of drug and alcohol abuse with only a bunch of people around him who dare nothing than constantly agree with him.
Excerpt: Get Him to the Greek becomes insane. Aaron Greene (Jonah Hill) must get rocker Aldous Snow (Russell Brand) from London to Los Angeles for a 10-year anniversary concert. They become sidetracked in Las Vegas, where Snow’s father Johnathan (Colm Meaney) resides.
Excerpt: Following in the footsteps of such comedic spin-offs as A Shot in the Dark and, er, Evan Almighty, Get Him to the Greek reprises the character of Aldous Snow, the egotistical English rock star played by comedian Russell Brand who originally featured in 2008�s Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
Conclusion: Like most of the recent exports from Apatown, Get Him To The Greek — aka Russell Brand’s My Filmy Wilm — is patchy, but home-run hilarious from time to time. If only it didn’t detour into darkness so often, this could have been a genuine treat.
Summary: Catwoman , Wolverine , Elektra , Evan Almighty , The Scorpion King . Spin-off movies don’t exactly have a great record with most lacking a decent script and invariably looking like they were cobbled together in a big hurry.
Excerpt: "Get Him to the Greek" is at its outrageous best when poking fun at the music industry. The star of the show is perfect in his role, and along with a particularly funny cameo appearance, there are several uproariously 'laugh-out-loud' moments.
Excerpt: Det är Russell Brands allmänna leverne, snarare än att han skulle vara en briljant komiker, som fascinerar. Ska man vara krass gör faktumet att han är engelsman att han får extra mycket kredd (alla vet att grovt språk låter roligare på fisförnäm brittiska) och med sin glamrocklook, sitt forna drog-...
Excerpt: Judd Apatows fabrik fortsätter spotta ur sig grabbiga crazykomedier och den senaste är en spinoff på charmiga "Dumpad" där brittiske komikern Russell Brand spelade den utflippade slemmiga rocksångaren Aldous Snow.