Casa De Mi Padre Reviews

  • Casa De Mi Padre
    • Genre : Drama, Comedy
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 84 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : Pantelion Films
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.

    • Readers Rate
      5 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • yet the film feels ultimately hollow, perhaps because mocking soap operas is the comic's equivalent of shooting fish tacos in a barrel
    by Andrew Lapin [NPR ]
  • those qualities are what make Casa de Mi Padre an enjoyable mix of campy nostalgia and witty satire
    3 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • there has always been a flamboyant, sartorial element to Ferrell's comedy
    by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice ]
  • the only problem is that it packs about as many laughs into its 85 minutes as a good skit does in eight or 10
    by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter ]
  • the film should have been an SNL skit
    3 of 5 by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York ]
  • the film does look authentically inauthentic
    2 of 4 by Sara Stewart [New York Post ]
  • sound like a ridiculous Mexican soap opera? That's the point
    3.5 of 5 by Amy Nicholson [Boxoffice Magazine ]
  • rather down telenovela
    3 of 5 by Manohla Dargis [New York Times ]
  • it's sort of funny. It's just not as funny as everyone involved seems think it is
    1 of 4 by Michael O'Sullivan [Washington Post ]
  • inevitably, people are comparing "Casa de Mi Padre" to "Death Proof," the fake '70s exploitation flick that was Quentin Tarantino's half of "Grindhouse."
    by Andrew O'Hehir [ ]
  • in fact, a deliberately cheesy movie. But the laughs are missing in action
    by Marshall Fine [Hollywood & Fine ]
  • for one single scene we could see the remnants of a less bankrupt idea take shape and die quickly
    by Diego Costa [Slant Magazine ]
  • for fans of Ferrell and inventive parodies, Casa de mi Padre is comic oro
    3 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • considerably less entertaining are the draggy drug-war plot and the characters who populate it
    by Justin Chang [Variety ]
  • an argument for empathy runs through the narco-mayhem absurdity, but like much of the proceedings, it's a loose thread
    2.5 of 5 by Sheri Linden [Los Angeles Times ]
  • all of this adds up to 84 minutes of maximum Ferrellian oddness
    2 of 4 by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle ]

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