Movie Review: Blades of Glory

April 15, 2007 at 11:43 am 5 comments

I didn’t want to like it.  I honestly did NOT want to enjoy the movie (it was the part of me who used to discuss our superior intellectual prowess with JL and Miller).  I typically like to WORK for my humor, to have it require above average intelligence (ie. Waiting for Guffman).  Typically I scoff at movies that even dumb people would enjoy

 Last night was an exception.  I went to see Blades of Glory and part of me didn’t want to laugh (The part of me that loves Metropolitan and Barcelona because lesser comedic minds “dont get it.”)  Last night I laughed my head off at the most sophomoric humor I have encountered since Zoolander.  I laughed like I was a 15-year old boy. 

This movie was ridiculous.  And ridiculously hilarious.  Some memorable quotes from the film:

-Chazz-“They laughed at Louis Armstrong when he said he was going to the moon, and now he’s laughing at them from up there. ”

-Chazz- “My victory in Boston was as sweet as the cream pie from the city it’s named after. ”

-Jimmy- “I’m not skating to anything with references to lady humps. I don’t even know what that means.”  Chazz-“No one knows what it means, but it’s provacative.”

Will Ferrell and Jon Heder (a fellow BYU Alum) made a great team that caters to a very base humor that some of us didn’t even know we had. 

3 1/2 Stars.



Entry filed under: Film, LeMare's Posts, Waiting for Guffman.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. lizstanley  |  April 15, 2007 at 3:09 pm

    i didn’t want to like it either but something about the up close crotch shots during the skating routines pushed me over- way over, until i was laughing so hard i was crying

  • 2. JL  |  April 15, 2007 at 8:58 pm

    Can’t wait to see it, the previews look hilarious.

    Now let’s all get revved up for the inaugural (and official) Miller Monday!

  • 3. liz stanley  |  April 16, 2007 at 11:39 am

    wow, miller monday? this sounds good. well jon heder was i my dreams last night. we were friends and he said LOTS of funny stuff that I was thinking in my dreams ‘oh for sure i need to remember this so i can use it when i wake up’. something about an extra large piece of bacon… i can’t remember now… maybe if i see ‘blades of glory’ again it will come back to me…

  • 4. Ricky  |  April 16, 2007 at 7:30 pm

    hahaha this was very well put together. it actually makes me want to see it because you were so biased at first but it swayed your opinion thats how you know its good.

  • 5. Noelle Toskovich  |  April 17, 2007 at 9:01 am

    This is truly one of the funniest flicks yet…it is non-stop laughing. I am going for my 3rd time this weekend…yes I know, I am quite pathetic.


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