Community Contributor | Jul 3, 2018 | 0
Film Review-Horrible Bosses 2
Horrible Bosses 2 is the sequel to the 2011 Horrible Bosses. It is about three friends, Nick Hendricks (Jason Bateman), Dale Arbus (Charlie Day) and Kurt Buckman (Jason Sudeikis) who decide to start their own business since they are tired of working for mean and ungrateful bosses.
But they have trouble finding money from investors to fund their business. Eventually, they approach Burt Hanson (Christoph Waltz) and his son Rex (Chris Pine) who agree to invest if the trio can make 100,000 units of their product ‘Shower Buddy’. The three friends make the 100,000 but Burt deceives them and tries to steal their business.
To retaliate, they come up with a plan to kidnap Rex and hold him for ransom by seeking help form Dean ‘Motherfucker’ Jones (Jamie Foxx). Their plan is supposed to be perfect but things do not go as they plan and they have to improvise every step of the way as they try to execute their plan.
Horrible Bosses is funny from the minute it starts, the actors work well together and they feed off each other’s energy.
Throughout, I could not stop laughing, that is how funny this movie is. Jennifer Aniston outdid herself again. If you thought she was funny in the first Horrible Bosses and in the series, Friends, you should watch Horrible Bosses 2. She is witty in a sarcastic way and gives off that psychotic vibe. Just make sure that when you watch Horrible Bosses 2, you can handle all the mirth.
It is so funny, the laughing becomes contagious and after a while, I noticed the entire audience was laughing.
Kudos to Sean Anders for letting the actors do their thing and giving them free reins, because it seems like most of the scenes are improvised.
If you have seen the first Horrible Bosses, you will remember Kevin Spacey as the mean and nasty boss. Well, he is back in Horrible Bosses 2 and even though he only plays a small part, he makes a huge impact in the film. He is still as horrible as before and despite trying to help Nick, Dale and Kurt, he is still mean about it, but very funny at the same time.
So go watch the movie and have yourself a merry time and forget your problems for a few hours. You will thoroughly enjoy yourself and realise that life is not so bad after all, and that it could get worse, and rather than concentrate on your problems, be grateful and thankful.
Though many of the critical reviews written about Horrible Bosses 2 are terrible, I beg to disagree. It is a very, very good film. Go watch it and judge for yourself.