Here's a Red Banded Look At OBSERVE & REPORT!!!
Hey folks, Harry here with a red band internet trailer that kind of illustrates the differences between PAUL BLART: MALL COP and OBSERVE & REPORT. Personally, I am very much looking forward to this film playing at SXSW here... very... soon... What I love is how the trailer makes me feel uncomfortable and slightly disturbed. I've heard this is a darker turn, here give it a look and let's see what you think...
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Feb. 7, 2009, 10:04 a.m. CST
by Young Moses
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:15 a.m. CST
They need name, address, and age to let me see the trailer? There had better be some hard core money shots or something.
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:18 a.m. CST
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:19 a.m. CST
by Young Moses
...and there is some nice Anna Faris cleavage action.
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:23 a.m. CST
by Magnum Opus
That trailer just got better and better.
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:25 a.m. CST
It's easier to pull cash out of an ATM.
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:32 a.m. CST
But at least Seth Rogen isn't in it, so it can't be that bad.
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:37 a.m. CST
than to pass that age verification. I'm 29 and I couldn't watch it. So, I took Young Moses' advice and watched it on YouTube.</p><p>This looks like, based on the tone of the trailer, like so much more than another Rogen/Apatow film. It looks like a Hot Fuzz style action flick with some of the anarchistic undertones of Fight Club. That's good, because I've grown a little tired of the typical stuff they've (along with Kevin Smith) been putting out. I cannot wait to see this.
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:38 a.m. CST
That's FUN-ny shit right there! <p> What's up with that form you gotta fill out to see the red band trailer? Fuck that! I went to Youtube!
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:47 a.m. CST
Feb. 7, 2009, 10:56 a.m. CST
by Nice Marmot
. . . if your leading ladies keep refusing to lose the bras, you need to refuse to do the sex scenes. Surprisingly, this looks good to me. Dirty and dark. I feel like I should be sick of this guy by now, but I'm' not.
Feb. 7, 2009, 11 a.m. CST
As that second Capote movie that came out that nobody gave a shit about. Sure, it may have nothing in common with Paul Blart other than a fat mall cop protagonist, but that's all the Capote movies had in common too. Well, not the mall cop part. That was different.
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:09 a.m. CST
by Rommel Catuncan
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:10 a.m. CST
The thing Blart had for itself, at least marketing wise, was a main character who wasn't, well, kind of an insane dickhead. Maybe there's more to the character than that, but right now, according to this trailer, the main character's very iffy. Not a judgment on the movie, just saying that this is going to be a tough sell. Comedy geeks might give it a chance, but the average joe? I dunno...
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:13 a.m. CST
All $16,542 of it. And you're right, necgray. People generally don't like to cheer for assholes. Christian Bale aside, of course.
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:13 a.m. CST
by Rommel Catuncan
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:14 a.m. CST
by Rommel Catuncan
That's not a bad thing
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:21 a.m. CST
well maybe tarantino can get him for his movie about the Vega brothers
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:53 a.m. CST
...voiceover and all!
Feb. 7, 2009, 11:57 a.m. CST
by IndyAbbey Jones
maybe there is a chance he could pull off a decent green hornet?
Feb. 7, 2009, 12:11 p.m. CST
Looks cool as hell, but not very commercial, maybe it will do great in video, but not in theaters, i think 30 million tops. At least it's not another paul Blart common denominator comedy...
Feb. 7, 2009, 12:13 p.m. CST
You must give your first and last name, date of birth, street or po boz and zipcode, but no matter what street or po box you put. It says age cannot be verified. Way to go, make your trailer nearly impossible watch. Thank God for Youtube.
Feb. 7, 2009, 12:14 p.m. CST
Feb. 7, 2009, 12:41 p.m. CST
I'll have to see it.anytime i hear house of the rising sun i think of the end of casino when everybody's getting clipped
Feb. 7, 2009, 1:40 p.m. CST
and im getting really tired of these comedies that have geeky fat guys banging hot chicks...and rogan is headed down the chris farley path<p> dude, lose some weight...you look like a 50 year old dude
Feb. 7, 2009, 1:42 p.m. CST
her tits on camera...its in her contracts
Feb. 7, 2009, 1:43 p.m. CST
by The Gospel According to Bastardface
Yet, their performances is the only thing I liked.
Feb. 7, 2009, 1:50 p.m. CST
...heck of a lot easier - all you need is a DOB...tis'all
Feb. 7, 2009, 2:14 p.m. CST
Beginning was so-so, but just gets better and better as it goes along, won me over... Wonder why Ray Liotta is covered in blood though, towards the end, another dirtbag turn, maybe... Dark dick, don't stop bitch, god made two, Anna Farris vomit, f*cking up skater punks, mall cop gangs... Priceless.
Feb. 7, 2009, 2:15 p.m. CST
I don't feel as though I've just seen all of the good jokes. I hope this isn't as much of a disappointment as that was. But the Foot Fist Way was terrible, so I'm not going to be too hopeful.
Feb. 7, 2009, 2:18 p.m. CST
by two fathoms deep
dude, he gained the weight for the role.
Feb. 7, 2009, 3:27 p.m. CST
by dr sauch
That trailer was absolutely insane, great music, funny clips. And the movie fucking sucked so bad, save for the "little kids can take shits" line. I withhold judgment until I hear reviews.
Feb. 7, 2009, 4:12 p.m. CST
... I think Seth Rogen and Anna Faris have a Golden Globe nom pretty close. If well received, of course.
Feb. 7, 2009, 4:24 p.m. CST
by Stuntcock Mike
Feb. 7, 2009, 4:47 p.m. CST
Test screening at WB. It was pretty good. The trailer does a good job of capturing the vibe. There's a few other good jokes they left out of the trailer, but I felt a bit letdown by the movie when it was over. Anna Faris and Michael Pena were very good. Ray Liotta is good, although it feels like he's acting in a different movie the whole time. Seth Rogen was miscast if you ask me. Should've been.....well, Danny MacBride actually. Danny's cameo involves him playing the father of a kid that Seth's character gets into a conflict with when he is left stranded in the hood by Liotta. MacBride comes with his posse to straighten shit out. Its a really funny scene with a twist that I won't give away. The one thing this movie has going for it is that some of the more obvious scenes in the movie never go where you think they will. Sometimes that can be annoying, where you can tell that they sat down and really thought about what the not-obvious thing to do would be, but at least like everyone else said, its not Paul Fart: Ball Cop
Feb. 7, 2009, 5:05 p.m. CST
With my ah da da da da cock.
Feb. 7, 2009, 5:09 p.m. CST
why cant i ever come here and find news first??
Feb. 7, 2009, 5:45 p.m. CST
by The Amazing G
what the fuck is up with these age restriction things? thank God for the youtube
Feb. 7, 2009, 6:09 p.m. CST
by Captain RawBeard
... and Anna Faris but this trailer didn't sell it very well to me.
Feb. 7, 2009, 8:21 p.m. CST
Glad to see good hard R comedies making a comeback.
Feb. 7, 2009, 8:30 p.m. CST
This just portrays reality. You don't like it, watch Care Bears.
Feb. 7, 2009, 9:12 p.m. CST
by C Legion
However, he's probably the most type cast actor of the decade.<p>Pudgy, deeply flawed character, who ends up the "hero" and gets with the girl who is WAY out of his league.<p>It was more believable when he got the hermaphrodite.
Feb. 7, 2009, 9:48 p.m. CST
by Merkin Muffley
I have no problem with completely unredeemable characters doing stupid things and not evolving (hey, I'm a coen brothers fan) - I only hope they don't chicken out and put a flashy happy ending on this. Let's face it, your average mall cop is probably a dipshit like this guy rather than Mr. Blart.
Feb. 8, 2009, 12:20 a.m. CST
Feb. 8, 2009, 3:05 a.m. CST
Shut the fuck up.
Feb. 8, 2009, 3:51 a.m. CST
by the podosphere
Who's going to win the cage match???
Feb. 8, 2009, 5:17 a.m. CST
This movie is pushing the envelope on mall security guard movies. I am glad they are finally being brave enough to tell the real story about being a mall security guard.
Feb. 8, 2009, 6:13 a.m. CST
It definately looks like it should star Danny McBride though, rather than Rogen. Although it was nice to see McBride asking Rogen to suck cock. Definately Taxi Driver but funny. I really didn't like Foot Fist Way, but this shows real promise. Although Farris seems to be in a different movie. Or an SNL skit.
Feb. 8, 2009, 6:14 a.m. CST
I'm sure Michael Cera could make a decent run at the title.
Feb. 8, 2009, 8:08 a.m. CST
"Why are you stopping motherfucker?"
Feb. 8, 2009, 9:06 a.m. CST
by SID 8.0
Rogen and Pena beating the shit out of skateboarders. Anna Farris is always funny. Can't wait.
Feb. 8, 2009, 12:11 p.m. CST
AFI's #1 all-time movie line right there. Move over, "Frankly my dear...". You have been replaced.
Feb. 8, 2009, 12:15 p.m. CST
Anna Faris is such a no talent ugly wench with those disgusting plastic lips she got injected. What a train wreck. The only reason she has a career is she must suck a good dick.
Feb. 8, 2009, 12:17 p.m. CST
by Col. Tigh-Fighter
Very interested :)
Feb. 8, 2009, 2:16 p.m. CST
Rogen gotta eat
Feb. 8, 2009, 3:06 p.m. CST
of her Scary Movie character? And Seth Rogen is playing the same loser character with slight variations...I am suffering from an extreme condition of Rogenitis. Dude take a break. For about 20 years.
Feb. 8, 2009, 4:03 p.m. CST
Can't wait to see it, looks great.
Feb. 8, 2009, 4:24 p.m. CST
i am pleased. i will watch
Feb. 9, 2009, 7:22 a.m. CST
THIS looks good to Harry? Oh dear Lord...OK wait, I see...get No Talent Seth Rogen,throw in the word "fuck", in any stated or printed variation, and Harry is there, proclaiming it as the Second Coming. This leaves you feeling "disturbed"? I need to laugh my ass off at that...Harry...you have become so lame, such a predictable shill...it's sad. To hell with Rogen, he has yet to prove he has any talent, and it's doubtful he ever will. What a piece of SHIT that trailer was, and the movie will be.
Feb. 9, 2009, 1:24 p.m. CST
I've been anticipating this because this site has been hyping it up so much and because I loved The Foot Fist Way. This just... doesn't look that funny. I mean, I laughed, and it was great when they beat up the little kids, but overall it just doesn't look that great.
Feb. 12, 2009, 12:48 a.m. CST
Taxi Driver. With Albert Brooks as Travis Bickle and De Niro as the Campaign Worker.
Feb. 14, 2009, 2:58 a.m. CST
by The Amazing G
because you have no sense of humor
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