Get Him to the Greek
stars Russell Brand as a drug-infested rock star and Jonah Hill as the uptight assistant whose job it is to get him to a gig at the Greek Theater in LA.
Three questions that can be resolved only by seeing the movie:
1. Didn't we see this movie already?
Tense assistant helping wild star -- sounds a lot likeMy Favorite Year
. And Jonah Hill's career very could end up being a lot like Mark Linn Baker's. Russell Brand is no Peter O'Toole, though.
2. Will it beat the "get him on stage" scene from The Wall?
In a word, no. At least that's our prediction.
3. When he finally gets to the Greek, will it result in this magnificence?
We know what you're thinking: This is Ben Stiller in a bad comedy about a `70s rock star. But you're wrong: It's Neil Diamond, on the cover of the most famous album recorded at the Greek.
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Note the majestic cheesiness of the hair, the clothes. Try not to imagine what Neil's doing with his hands.
Know also the quote Diamond included in the liner notes: "The stage, she is the God-damnedest woman you ever saw."
And stand back in awe.
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