354 – Top Five (2014)


Controversial statement alert: Chris Rock is really famous. He is the type of famous wherein most people who have never seen his work still know who he is (though I cannot imagine a person who hasn’t seen – and loved – Grown Ups 2). Rock’s career has been an interesting one to follow, from his early days on Saturday Night Live to his great success as a standup comedian to his current job primarily as one of the voices from Madagascar. It has been a wild ride for Rock, who has never had the same massive cinematic success as his character in the new film Top Five, but clearly identifies with the consuming fame that he tackles therein.

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