Review: RIDE ALONG

MV5BNjU4NzYzOTY1MF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMTAyNTc1MDE@._V1_SX146_CR0,0,146,215_Let’s just say what everybody already knows…Kevin Hart is unarguably the hottest commodity in the comedy world at the moment.  In 2014, already Hart has released 3 feature films, is a series regular/execute producer of Real Husbands of Hollywood and was featured in a very successful ad campaign for Verizon and Samsung.

I became acquainted with Hart when he starred on an ABC sitcom called, The Big House, but it wasn’t until I worked with him on the defunct sitcom Love, Inc. that I had the opportunity to witness his genius up close and personal.  Hart has no fear, and more importantly has no problem making fun of the obvious…his height or lack thereof.

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Ride Along introduces us to a security guard Ben, who in trying to prove himself to his girlfriend’s brother James, spends 24 hours on a “ride along” through Atlanta with James, who is a Atlanta Police Detective.  This scenario makes for over 90 minutes of hilarious situations.  Also starring, Ice-Cube (James) and Tika Sumpter (Angela), you can see how hard they try not to burst into laughter in scenes with Kevin.  He is buck-wild!!!!  Baby, the buddy comedies are back!!!

Ride Along was so successful it grossed 149MM worldwide and has spun a sequel due to be released in 2016. It is available to rent on Vudu.com or for purchase on DVD.

 

 

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