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David O. Russell
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Will (Glenn Howerton) is a 30-something website manager who uses local café, Coffee Town, as his office. When the owners of the shop discuss plans to convert Coffee Town into a bar, Will enlists the help of his two best friends Chad and Gino (Steve Little and Ben Schwartz) to save his freeloading existence. In order to thwart the plans of Coffee Town's owners, the trio stages a robbery to create the illusion of an unsafe neighborhood not suitable for the proposed venue. Also standing in their way is Sam (Josh Groban), a disgruntled barista with delusions of grandeur-he wants to be a rock star-and Will's heartache over unrequited love for Becca (Adrianne Palicki). Written by
I was extremely excited when I first saw the trailer for Coffee Town. As a huge fan of It's Always Sunny and Eastbound & Down, I couldn't wait to see Glenn Howerton and Steve Little in a movie together. They both put in hilarious performances but I'm not sure it made for a great movie.
Coffee Town felt more like an extended sketch show than a movie. Yes, there was an overarching plot, planning to rob the Coffee Town to keep it from being converted to a bistro, but the movie shined in the conversations between the actors. It seemed like each time we saw them sitting in the Coffee Town was a small sketch. Don't get me wrong, these scenes were extremely funny but it lacked a cohesion found in most movies. It may be that the majority of the movie was set at the same spot inside the Coffee Shop as that lead to it just feeling like little clips.
I did love the banter between all three of the lead characters. They genuinely felt like old friends and the dialog felt real. I can picture my friends and I having similar conversations. I also enjoyed the small parts from Adrianne Palicki and Josh Groban.
If your looking for a good comedy thats very quotable and re watchable, I believe this is it. If you like your comedies to rely on story for their jokes than this may fall flat. Any fans of Howerton or Little you MUST watch.
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