Thursday, April 21, 2011

Funny Movie Reminds Me of Wildly Unfunny Event

Posted By on Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 5:00 PM

There are a number of things I like very much about the trailer for 30 Minutes or Less: I like the cast, especially Aziz Ansari and Danny McBride, I liked Zombieland a lot, etc.

However, the minute I saw that Jesse Eisenberg is playing a pizza delivery guy forced to rob a bank with a bomb strapped to his chest, I thought of Brian Wells, the subject of a very strange series of events in 2003, which ended for him with a bomb exploding around his neck on local television, which is very, very far from what most people consider humorous. Obviously, 30 Minutes or Less was only vaguely inspired by the real life case, but I'm not entirely sure I'll be able to shake the real life case long enough to want to see the movie.

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