|Beer League 2006 R, 86 min.|
aka: Artie Lange's Beer League
Director: Frank Sebastiano
Cast: Artie Lange, Ralph Macchio, Anthony DeSando, Cara Buono, Jimmy Palumbo, Jerry Minor, Laurie Metcalf, Seymour Cassel, Michael Deeg, Elizabeth Regen, Maddie Corman, Joe Lo Truglio
Artie DeVanzo (Artie Lange) is an unemployed 35-year-old loser who lives with his mother (Laurie Metcalf). Artie's slow-pitch softball team–sponsored by Ed's Bar & Swill–regularly loses to the team of Artie's nemesis, Dennis Manganelli (Anthony DeSando), from high school days. Enough fights between the teams have broken out that Artie's team is in jeopardy of being forced out of the league–unless they can pull their act together and end the team's perennial losing streak.
|I Love You, Man 2009 R, 110 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Romance
Director: John Hamburg
Cast: Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, J.K. Simmons, Jane Curtin, Jon Favreau, Jaime Pressly, Thomas Lennon, Sarah Burns, Joe Lo Truglio, Rob Huebel, Greg Levine, Jean Villepique, Mather Zickel
Real estate agent Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd) is engaged to Zooey (Rashida Jones) and now has the problem of finding a Best Man for their wedding. Peter does not shine at male bonding and has no male friends. Hoping to help Peter, Zooey urges him to reach out and try to find male friends, hoping he will find a Best Man in the process. Peter picks up on Zooey's suggestion and meets Sydney Fife (Jason Segel). They hit it off–maybe too well because now Peter and Sydney become inseparable, which, of course, causes a problem with Peter's relationship with Zooey.
|Pineapple Express 2008 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Comedy / Drama
Director: David Gordon Green
Cast: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Kevin Corrigan, Craig Robinson, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Joe Lo Truglio, Ed Begley Jr., Noa Dunn, Amber Heard, Arthur Napiontek, Cleo King, Bill Hader
When lazy pothead Dale Denton (Seth Rogen) stops by the apartment of his dealer Saul Silver (James Franco), Saul offers him a rare strain of marijuana, Pineapple Express. Dale and Saul smoke for a few minutes, and then Dale, who is a process server, heads out to serve his subpoena on drug lord Ted Jones (Gary Cole). While waiting to approach Jones, Dale witnesses crooked cop Carol (Rosie Perez) and Jones kill a man. Dale panics and flees the scene, leaving behind his still-smoldering joint. Jones finds the joint, gets help from middle man Red (Danny McBride), and tracks it back to Saul and Dean. Now, hit men appear on the scene, and Dale and Saul try to escape while bullets and body parts fly through the air.
|Role Models 2008 R, 99 min.|
Director: David Wain
Cast: Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson, Elizabeth Banks, Jane Lynch, Ken Jeong, Ken Marino, Nicole Randall Johnson, A.D. Miles, Joe Lo Truglio, Kerri Kenney, Matt Walsh, Alexandra Stamler, Carly Craig
Following a company party, Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) are arrested for their bad behavior but escape jail sentences when they enter a community service program run by Gayle Sweeney (Jane Lynch). Danny mentors geeky teenager Augie Farks (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) who loves playing a Dungeon & Dragons type game, "Lare." Wheeler is assigned to work with Ronnie (Bobb'e J. Thompson) who enjoys playing a myriad of obscene pranks. As they work together with the boys, Danny and Wheeler grow up themselves and form mutual understandings with the boys.
|The Station Agent 2003 R, 90 min.|
Genre: Drama / Comedy
Director: Thomas McCarthy
Cast: Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale, Paul Benjamin, Raven Goodwin, Michelle Williams, Jayce Bartok, Paula Garces, Ileen Getz, Joe Lo Truglio, Josh Pais, Richard Kind, John Slattery, Jeremy Bergman, Maile Flanagan
As an adult, 4' 5" tall Finbar McBride (Peter Dinklage) is a loner who draws attention wherever he goes, but his dwarfism does not stand in the way of his love for trains. When he inherits an abandoned train depot in New Jersey, his solitary life takes a turn when he makes two new friends: a snack vendor, Joe (Bobby Cannavale), and an artist, Olivia (Patricia Clarkson).
|Superbad 2007 R, 114 min.|
Director: Greg Mottola
Cast: Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bill Hader, Seth Rogen, Martha MacIsaac, Emma Stone, Aviva, Joe Lo Truglio, Kevin Korrigan, Clement Blake, Erica Vittina Phillips, Joe Nunez, Dave Franco
With their high-school graduation just two weeks away, good friends Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera) are looking forward to attending Jules' (Emma Stone) party. In fact, Seth and Evan have taken on the job of supplying the booze for the big event. So, with nerdy friend Fogell (Christopher Mintz-Plasse)– who has managed to get his hands on a fake Hawaiian drivers' license–in tow, the trio goes shopping. They send Fogell into the store, and, wouldn't you know it, the liquor store is robbed while he is inside. Fogell is knocked unconscious, and Seth and Evan ditch him. Now, Fogell ends up in the custody of two inept police officers Slater (Bill Hader) and Michaels (Seth Rogen) and spends the night cruising. Meanwhile, Seth and Evan head off with a total stranger, Francis (Joe Lo Truglio), who tells them he will help them get the party's liquor. And the adventures continue.
|Wet Hot American Summer 2001 R, 97 min.|
Director: David Wain
Cast: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Michael Showalter, Marguerite Moreau, Paul Rudd, Zak Orth, Christopher Meloni, A.D. Miles, Molly Shannon, Gideon Jacobs, Michael Ian Black, Ken Marino, Joe Lo Truglio, Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper
The last day of summer camp should mean the talent show that polishes off 1981's summer of gags and sex for nerd and hippie campers alike. But, when Professor Neumann (David Hyde Pierce) takes a group of campers on an excursion, they learn that a portion of NASA's Skylab is projected to fall on Camp Firewood's mess hall. Now the race is on to warn the other campers.
|1. Beer League (2006)|
aka: Artie Lange's Beer League
2. I Love You, Man (2009)
3. Pineapple Express (2008)
4. Role Models (2008)
5. The Station Agent (2003)
6. Superbad (2007)
7. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
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