"Horrible Bosses" movie review

Horrible Bosses is a funny enough film, but one that should have even funnier given the subject matter and the talent involved. It inevitably comes across as a poor man's The Hangover meets a male version of Nine to Five with Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Andrew Day as plug 'n' play versions of Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zack Galifianakis.

Bosses is about three friends - played by Bateman, Sudeikis and Day - who make a plan to kill their respective bosses, all of whom are making our three leads' lives miserable. It's an all-star group of players that includes Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell and Jennifer Aniston as the nightmare bosses and Jamie Foxx as a "murder consultant."

What the film has in its favor is high energy and great chemistry from its cast, all of whom bring everything they've got to the table. It's just a shame that there isn't more for everyone to do. The story doesn't go for broke and it should, especially when you have fearless actors that seem willing to go there. Read More...



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