Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 70%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Reviews
STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

FILM DETAILS
Certificate
15
Cast
Will Arnett
Will Forte.
Directors
Bob Odenkirk.
Screenwriters
Running Time
91 minutes

LATEST FILM REVIEWS
Last Knights
2 Star Empire Rating
Child 44
2 Star Empire Rating
Sixteen
3 Star Empire Rating
Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story Of Dream Alliance
3 Star Empire Rating
Last Five Years, The
3 Star Empire Rating



5 STAR REVIEWS
Still Alice
5 Star Empire Rating
Les Miserables
5 Star Empire Rating
Duke Of Burgundy, The
5 Star Empire Rating
Whiplash
5 Star Empire Rating
Sweet Smell of Success
5 Star Empire Rating

Brothers Solomon
Like Knocked Up but, y'know, not funny


submit to reddit


Plot
A pair of socially inept brothers try to find their perfect mates in order to provide their dying father with a grandchild.


Review
Brothers Solomon
Like the members of a rock supergroup taking a break to make solo albums, the current Saturday Night Live stars are all seizing the chance of a big-screen moment. Sadly, Will Forte and telly colleague Kristen Wiig score zero laughs with this infantile Farrellys wannabe.

In order to coax their father out of a coma, social misfit siblings Dean (Forte) and John (the normally dependable Will Arnett) pay a willing woman (Wiig) to supply him with a grandchild. Audiences will need an epidural to endure the excruciating pain of watching this geek-and-jerk combo stumble through three trimesters.


Verdict
Audiences will need an epidural to endure the excruciating pain of watching this geek-and-jerk combo stumble through three trimesters.


Reviewed by Alan Morrison

Write Your Review
To write your review please login or register.

Your Reviews

Average user rating for Brothers Solomon
Empire Star Rating

I used to think Empire knew what they were talking about

I used to value Empire's opinion on films, but this is about the 5th straight review that I completely disagree with. This film was really funny! I laughed out loud on several occasions! Seriously what was your problem with this movie!? ... More

Empire User Rating

Posted by mdsharples at 17:55, 09 October 2008 | Report This Post


Has mediocrity stamped all over it. Not good enough to match up to the "Knocked Up" and "Superbad"'s of the past year, not bad enough to make films like "Bratz" or "Epic Movie" appear to have gained any value. ... More

Empire User Rating

Posted by tombetom at 01:29, 11 November 2007 | Report This Post



CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The 15 Most Controversial Alternate Endings
How some of your favourite films could have finished...

80 Of The Best Movie Star Adverts
From Sly Stallone selling bread to Hugh Jackman dancing for Ice Tea

Showrunner Matthew Weiner Reveals 7 Mad Men Secrets
The truth about The Beatles and that lawnmower

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Breakdown
Everything you need to know about the second teaser

Podcast #157: Alan Rickman
From A Little Chaos to Die Hard and back again

From Hell! 22 Stalker Psychodramas
From fatal attractions to single white females

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon On The Town That Dreaded Sundown
The American Horror Story director on his cult slasher remake

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 70%
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)