P. Diddy becomes an angry Terminator-type when
he's trippin' in this movie.
With his follow-up Get Him to the Greek, Stoller has gone back to the well… sort of. Not only does the film spinoff one of the principle players from Marshall, but it also employs the same basic premise of a man in post-breakup freefall. The result is a decent comedy that doesn’t quite live up to the first film.
Whereas Marshall had Mila Kunis’ Beth help Peter work through his issues, Greek focuses on the developing bromance between Snow and Aaron (Jonah Hill, portraying a different character than the one he did in Marshall), the record company suit tasked with escorting Snow from London to the Greek Theater for a 10th Anniversary concert. The two performers are very good together, and the relationship they build is complicated and interesting.
Greek is at its best when it gets weird, as it does in the "Stroke the Furry