Entertainment Friend of the Show Adam Carolla's Road Hard

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  1. WillyBest

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    Adam Carolla's Road Hard is streaming for free on Amazon Prime, so I figured I'd give it a shot. I already know he can't act, but somehow I liked his first film, The Hammer, along the lines of how I liked Beer League; both low budget, badly-acted but somehow funny and charming films.

    But holy shit, does Road Hard suck donkey dick. I last 20 minutes. Carolla is stiff and awkward as hell, he makes Artie Lange look like Sir Lawrence Olivier. Brutal. Neither fun nor funny.

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    I don't remember Beer League being funny or charming. In fact I don't remember anything about it at all. Should I attempt a second viewing?
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    I tried Road Hard and Adam's lack-of-chops is even more glaring because he's acting opposite a lot of people with genuine charisma here. Ooof.
     
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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez

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    Adam would say that a bottle of Mangria is required before watching his film.

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    Big fan of Adam Carolla and really enjoyed 'The Hammer' but 'Road Hard' was not a good film. The script was weak and the action seemed staged.

    Speaking of Adam, on today's show it was announced that his newsgirl Gina Grad was administered a proper IQ test by her therapist and they found out she has been accepted into Mensa. It immediately made me thing of Wiggy and Robin refusing to take their on show IQ tests for fear of their real intelligence would become known. Know no bullshit.
     
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    I don't even think Adam is good on 'Catch a Contractor'. He's no John Taffer (inventor of the butt funnel, double butt funnel, and triple butt funnel).

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    :lol: I was halfway into a bottle of Hitching Post and high as fuck on a bong load of Skywalker, didn't help!!!
     
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    Yeah, it was douche-chillingly bad. I like Adam as a podcaster, but as an actor, he makes a good contractor, I guess.
     
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    Agree. I liked the Hammer, but Road Hard was not good.

    It's just the same jokes he repeats on his podcast. Not an ounce of the heart The Hammer. The jokes weren't as funny. I'd give the Hammer a 7 or so - Road Hard i give about a 4.
     
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    Maybe, but you can usually tell about 15-20 minutes into a movie if you are going to like it or not. Movies don't start off bad and then get really good towards the end. If it's not your thing, it's not your thing.

    I just like(d) Artie for some reason. Just like I like Norm. I can watch Norm in just about anything. Except for his shitty sitcom. Can't do sitcoms.
     
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    You're being generous, that's 4 more then I would give it. Can he even legally call it a movie? I've seen better student films!
     
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    big fan of the hammer, good story, funny. and beer league has grown on me over the years.
     
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    Yup, neither one is great, but they are both enjoyable. Road Hard is pretty much unwatchable, and I was streaming it for free!
     
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    Any movie with titties gets my standard 3 point bump.
     
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    See, I didn't even make it to the titties!!!:(
     
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    Not to mention the balls on Adam - he took 10k from a guy who wanted a small speaking role in Road Hard ("Hey bro" or something). Adam said he wasn't good enough but would NOT refund the poor guy's money

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    I really liked "The Hammer". Got tears in my eyes when he did the candle thing on her deck.
     
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    I want to like that show busting lousy contractors is a great concept it's just not funny
     
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    Didn't even make it.....

    Snap out of it!

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