Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ike Barinholtz, Dave Franco, Selena Gomez
One of the common types of movie is full of characters much, much, much stupider than the audience.
The thought is that, if the characters onscreen are dismissible, we will pay to laugh at their pains or watch them being ground into pieces – comedies and horror films having this in common. We could call it either the Three Stooges Rule or the ‘80s Horror Film Rule. However, it’s the same ploy that’s informed all that Adam Sandler or Will Ferrell junk, as well as a new spate of scare flicks.
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