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My Favorite Greek

My Favorite Greek

I finally saw Get Him to the Greek this weekend, and I thought it was highly amusing and often hilarious. A suitable and sufficient addition to the Judd Apatow universe. It doesn’t entirely work, and it’s also pretty derivative, especially of My Favorite Year. This 1982 comedy, starring Peter O’Toole in a terrific (Oscar-nominated) performance, did the whole “get him to the…” premise almost 30 years ago (note the line in the below trailer, “I’ve waited 30 years for this!”). You should see this movie if you haven’t, it’s one of my personal childhood favorites:

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