Gentlemen Broncos (2 stars)

Gentlemen Broncos

(12A) 89min

Disappointing new comedy from Jared Hess, the writer/director of Napoleon Dynamite and Nacho Libre. This quirky but condescending and unfunny rites-of-passage comedy follows introverted sci-fi aficionado Benjamin Purvis (Michael Angarano) as he attempts to write and then film a fantasy epic with his hero – sci-fi author Dr Ronald Chevalier (Jemaine Clement of The Flight of the Conchords fame). Jennifer Coolidge and Sam Rockwell also star. Selected release from Fri 30 May. On DVD from Mon 3 May (Fox).


Gentlemen Broncos

  • 2 stars
  • 2009
  • US
  • 1h 25min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jared Hess
  • Written by: Jared and Jerusha Hess
  • Cast: Michael Angarano, Jemaine Clement, Sam Rockwell, Jennifer Coolidge, Suzanne May, Halley Feiffer

Disappointing new comedy from Hess ('Napoleon Dynamite') following introverted sci-fi aficionado Benjamin Purvis (Angarano) as he pursues his hero (Clement) on a quirky but condescending rites-of-passage journey.

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