The Bronze (2015)

Kind of a cross between 2004’s “Napoleon Dynamite” and Comedy Central’s brilliantly demented sitcom “Strangers with Candy,” this indie comedy is worth a shot on a lazy Sunday. Melissa Rauch’s central character Hope is a one-note joke for the most part, but director Bryan Buckley makes the right decision by surrounding the character with top-notch supporting work from Gary Cole and Thomas Middleditch, who both bring humanity to the otherwise broad comedy. The result is the type of one-joke premise-based comedy that never really takes off but still has its moments, sort of like Gregg Araki’s 2007 stoner flick “Smiley Face.”

Rating: ★★★ (out of 5)

You can watch the trailer here:

Advertisements

One Comment Add yours

  1. Chris says:

    Hi PopCultureThoughts,

    I saw you tweeting about wordpress and I thought I’d check out your website. I really like it. Looks like PopCultureThoughts has come a long way!

    You should consider installing an SEO plugin like Yoast or something, theres loads of good free ones.

    If you need help with getting more visitors to your site, I have a software that can solve your problem. You can visit here https://goo.gl/w5QaEp

    Keep making great stuff!

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s