There are only two noteworthy additions to Netflix this week: Scary Or Die and Budz House. Yes, I use the term ‘noteworthy’ loosely. As for this week’s suggestions, I was inspired by Hotel Transylvania and I thought it might be fun to look at Adam Sandler’s back catalog, not because these films are any good, mind you, just simply because I could dig up four of them rather easily. Who knows, maybe we’ll be able to pinpoint exactly where Sandler gave up on making funny movies.
Adam Sandler ‘adopts’ a kid, and attempts to raise the kid in his own image, despite being an immature man-child. I haven’t seen this in years, but as I recall, it was pretty funny. All I really remember is Scuba Steve and the scene where the kid pissed the bed.
Adam Sandler inherits $40 billion and must navigate both big city living as well as money-grubbing opportunists, despite being an immature man-child. I only saw this once, and all I really remember is that John Turturro had a black dead leg or something.
Adam Sandler must attend anger management classes, but he butts heads with his possibly crazy therapist, who has anger management issues himself because, like Sandler’s character, he is an immature man-child. I’ve seen this a couple times, but all I really remember is feeling embarrassed for Jack Nicholson.
The Longest Yard
Adam Sandler plays a professional quarterback who is in prison, and must lead his fellow inmates in a game against the guards, despite being a self-centered, entitled immature man-child. All I really remember from the one time I saw this is that I never laughed once. Not a single laugh the whole time. It was with this film that I consciously gave up any interest in future Adam Sandler flicks, and for me, marks the first film in his current hot streak of laugh-less, diarrhea sh*t flicks, box-office be damned. Where’s that sh*t point for you?