Monday, August 25, 2008

Big Stan

Big Stan is a comedy film directed by and starring Rob Schneider and slated for wide release in the fall of 2008. On the radio show Loveline, Schneider stated that this film will be an "anti-man raping" film referring to prison rape.

Big Stan's main character Stan Minton(Rob Schneider), is a real estate con artist panics when he learns that he's going to prison for fraud. Stan's fear of jailhouse rape leads him to hire a mysterious guru, The Master (David Carradine), who helps transform him into a creative martial-arts expert. After his incarceration, Stan uses his newfound skills to intimidate his fellow prisoners. He gains their respect, and eventually becomes their leader, bringing peace and harmony to the prison yard. But the corrupt warden has an elaborate plan that could help him turn a profit by turning the prison into a warzone, and Stan is the only thing standing in the way.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

You Don't Mess with the Zohan

You Don't Mess with the Zohan is a 2008 comedy film about Zohan Dvir, Israel's hero and their greatest counter-terrorism army commando who, after growing tired of his Israeli post-drafts standing service, fakes his own death in order to pursue his dream: becoming a hairstylist in New York.

The story was written by Adam Sandler, Judd Apatow, and Robert Smigel and was directed by Dennis Dugan. Sandler's production company Happy Madison produced the film, while it was distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The casts of the film starred with Adam Sandler as Zohan "Scrappy Coco" Dvir, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Dhalia Hakbarah, John Turturro as Fatoush "Phantom" Hakbarah, Nick Swardson as Michael, Lanie Kazan as Gail, Rob Scheider as Salim, Ido Mosseri as Uri, Alec Mapa as Claude, Dave Matthews as James, Michael Buffer as Walbridge, Charlote Rae as Mrs, Greenhouse, Saed Badreya as Hamdi, Daoud Heidami as Nasi, Robert Smigel as Yosi, Tony Cox as himself, Dina Doron as Zohan's Mother, Shelley Berman as Zohan's Father and a special guest sited in the movie is Mariah Carey.