I LOVE MOVIES: Comedian Doug Benson Guest Critiques This Week's Flicks
Nabbing the VH1 Best Week Ever regular on the eve of his stoner documentary, Super High Me.
It's tax week, and RT knows that means most people are pinching pennies and spending hours in line at the post office. So to help you save money and time, we've enlisted funnyman Doug Benson (VH1's Best Week Ever) to give you the inside scoop on upcoming new releases in theaters and on DVD. -- Rachel Sandor
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Starring: Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, and Mila Kunis
Directed by: Nick Stoller
Synopsis: Depressed schmuck vacations in Hawaii to get over broken heart, only to find his hot ex is staying in the same hotel with her new nymphomaniac rock star boyfriend.
The Forbidden Kingdom
Starring: Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Michael Angarano
Directed by: Rob Minkoff (The Lion King)
Synopsis: Bullied American teen is transported to ancient China to learn kung fu from two masters (Jet Li, Jackie Chan) to restore the entombed Monkey King.
Starring: Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski, Amy Brenneman
Directed by: Jon Avnet (Fried Green Tomatoes, The War, Red Corner)
Synopsis: College professor/forensic psychologist gets a phone call counting down his life.
Charlie Wilson's War
Starring: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman
Directed by: Mike Nichols (The Graduate, Primary Colors, Closer)
Synopsis: The true story of how a playboy Senator, a socialite, and a CIA agent helped end the Cold War.
Starting Out in the Evening
Starring: Frank Langella, Lili Taylor, Lauren Ambrose
Directed by: Andrew Wagner (The Talent Given Us)
Synopsis: An aging writer strikes up a friendship with a young grad student who thinks she can resuscitate his career.
Doug Benson is featured in the documentary Super High Me, which chronicles his life Morgan Spurlock-style as the regular pot smoker goes 30 days stone cold sober -- and follows it with 30 days of unadulterated daily marijuana use. See what happens to Doug (and his stand-up routine) in the the controversial documentary, which of course opens in select cities on April 20 (4/20). Click here for the official Super High Me website.
Doug can be seen reviewing movies at SuperDeluxe.com, where you can watch his previous video installments of I LOVE MOVIES.
And Doug will be at the Hollywood Improv on 4/20.
And Doug is always creeping around on Myspace.