Step Brothers Review

Movie ReviewStep Brothers: 6.5 out of 10.

Roger Ebert, your job is safe. This movie reviewing thing is hard. I recently watched a Coen Brothers film I had high hopes for, thought it was okay and punished it with a 6.5 out of 10 rating. Then, I watched this Adam McKay movie I thought would suck hard, and I was pleasantly surprised. The end result? Both Step Brothers and Burn After Reading ended up with the same grade.

I know, it doesn't make sense, does it? Maybe it's because the genres are so different? Maybe it's because of my sky high hopes for one and my gutter low hopes for the other? Like I said, this isn't easy.

Maybe it was my awesome mood, or maybe it was the cheap drugs, but I laughed loud and often during Step Brothers and if you have a problem with that, join the club. I no longer trust my own judgement.


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james edgar

I no longer trust your Judgement either.Step brothers? Burn After reading? 6.5?

Can't buy that.

Burn after reading was great. I doubt I'd get a laugh out of step brothers. Unless I smoked a ton. And it's not 1978 so I'm not doing that.

August 24, 2009 @ 9:08 PM

Toronto Mike

Henceforth I'm putting a warning on all my movie reviews: "For therapeutic purposes only".

And for the record, I was stone sober when I laughed at this movie, but I was in a pretty silly mood.

August 24, 2009 @ 9:10 PM

Mississauga Mike

We saw this one last summer and like you, I was very very surprised at how much I laughed. It's one of those movies you watch once and hopefully never speak of again.

August 25, 2009 @ 12:13 AM


"But it's Shark Week!"

Yes, I laughed out loud - a lot - when I watched this movie with my 14 year old son.

"This neighbourhood recycles!"

"Did we just become best friends? Yup."

Uptight people would think this flcik is so low brow and undeserving. Anything that makes me really laugh gets my vote.

August 25, 2009 @ 8:47 AM

Toronto Mike

"Your voice is like a combination of Fergie and Jesus."

August 25, 2009 @ 8:50 AM


"This is a house of learned doctors."

"I'd like some special sauce too."

"It's the f***ing Catalina wine mixer!"

August 25, 2009 @ 1:24 PM


This movie wasted an hour of my time; don't watch it. Life is too precious.

September 27, 2009 @ 12:36 AM

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