MacGruber… is a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”

Popcorn Talk Network proudly presents a vodcast that offers a glimpse into the movies we love to watch with breakdown and analysis of the movies some might call… a “Guilty Movie Pleasure”. Join us each week as Josh Macuga and Ben Begley breakdown your favorite films, from the classics to the yet to be seen; it’s all here under one banner… GUILTY MOVIE PLEASURES! This week on GMP, Ben Begley and Josh Macuga break down MACGRUBER!!!!! MacGruber is a 2010 American action comedy film based on the Saturday Night Live sketch of the same name, itself aparody of action-adventure television series MacGyver. Jorma Taccone of the comedy trio The Lonely Island directed the film, which stars Will Forte in the title role; Kristen Wiig as his love interest/partner, Vicki St. Elmo; Ryan Phillippe as Dixon Piper, a young lieutenant who becomes part of MacGruber’s team; Maya Rudolph as MacGruber’s dead wife, Casey; andVal Kilmer as the villain, Dieter von Cunth. The film, released on May 21, 2010 after being pushed from its original April 23 date, was a box office bomb, grossing $9.3 million worldwide on a $10 million budget. It divided critics, who either commended or loathed the film’s use of toilet humor. Despite this, it has since been labeled a cult classic. This IS a Guilty Movie Pleasure… We’re talking about MacGruber! #GMP Follow Josh on Twitter! Follow Ben on Twitter!