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Is it just me, or does everyone also think these following so called comedians are not funny at all.
Russell Brand, John C. Reilly, Seth Rogan, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, etc. etc. ad nauseum. I'm also getting tired of Will Ferrell and way beyond Steve Carrell.
I mean, I've never heard of most of these guys until some idiot in Hollywood decided to give them a role in a movie. It's like they are saying, "Here's someone funny, now laugh."
Sure they are goofy looking, but that does not a character actor make. Where are the modern day geniouses, like Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, Lucille Ball, The Three Stooges, Martin and Lewis, and Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride? Now they had talent.
Am I jaded? Or has humor in America hit an all time low?
What are you, like a hundred years old?
Since you're naming names, I NEVER thought David Letterman was funny. Jay Leno used to be.
Neither Letterman or Leno starred in movies that I recall, so they don't count.
And, yes, I'm like 127 to be exact. You don't have to be old to appreciate the talented comedians of yesteryear.
Collision Course - Leno and Pat Morita (Mr. Miyagi). Horrible movie, but Leno got off a few hilarious lines. Good decision for him to never act again.
Will Ferrell and Steve Carell gave us Anchorman. I will always be forever grateful to them for that!
From your list, I think Cera has excellent comic timing. John C Reiley is a decent actor in both serious and comic movies. Russell Brand is a bit hit-n-miss. I'm surprised you have taken to him so well over there cause he irritates a lot of Brits.
God knows what you think of Ricky Gervais :)
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