Every year, 75-85 high schools in and around LA County participate in this program. Students learn to act out scenes from Shakespeare's famous plays. And come together for one day to perform for each other.
The digital age and the internet has further limited what a public figure should and should not say. But that does not change the first commandment of all public dialogue: you are never off the record!
Like previous SNL-skits-turned-movies, MacGruber's entertainment value is stretched thin over the length of a feature film. There are a few funny jokes, but not nearly enough to cover the running length.
You look at the cast of Batman Forever and wonder "What went wrong?" Tommy Lee Jones as Two Face? Nicole Kidman as the love interest? Sexy! Instead Jones goes way over-the-top and Kidman reads like she's in a 1-900 ad.
I love the way Michael Keaton plays Bruce Wayne. We usually see him as a socialite, a playboy, and I suppose you could say he is here, too, but it's a loose, complex take on Wayne. Still, the plot keeps fraying.