Peter Farrelly respects the severity of the characters’ social context while ensuring that Green Book never steps outside its protagonists’ relationship.
There’s much more plot floating around during the sequel, all leading up to a climax at the “KEN Conference” that suffers in comparison to Silicon Valley’s mockery of the same milieu.
For its first third, Hall Pass zips along crudely but amiably on its sitcom-episode conceit.
The more elegant Bobby and Peter Farrelly’s films have become, the less money they’ve managed to rake in at the box office.
Leave it to the Farrelly brothers to make the most profound ode to brotherly love since the Taviani brothers equally naughty Padre Padrone.
The only misstep in Shallow Hal is that it naïvely explains its titular chauvinist’s superficiality as product of saucy father love.