Later today you’ll be able check out this weekend’s movie guide, featuring all of those great movies that you’re looking forward to seeing by yourself, but one film that arrives in theaters today simply deserved its own post. Mardi Gras: Spring Break is the tale of three friends who decide to go on the craziest Spring Break in the history of mankind, because this movie needed to be made again. And again. And one more time for luck.
Mardi Gras stars Nicholas D’Agosto, who played that flying kid when “Heroes” started to suck, and Josh Gad, whose IMDb profile suggests that he is the recipient of all the roles that Jonah Hill stopped receiving, as two poon-starved friends who are joined by a third that I forgot to look up as they embark on their rites of manhood.
For three college guys, it’s senior year and the co-ed experience has left them high and dry. Their solution: A road trip to Mardi Gras, where beautiful babes are happy to lift their shirts and open containers are always welcome. But after dressing in drag, breaking into Carmen Electra’s hotel room, starring in a scandalous sex show and accidentally exploding a feces bomb in a swank hotel lobby, will the Mardi Gras magic kick in and their wildest fantasies come true?
When was this movie written? Did Dean Cameron and C. Thomas Howell bury this script in a time capsule with specific instructions for writer Josh Heald to not dig it up again until the world was ready for another glorious Spring Break adventure? And Carmen Electra plays herself. I would have guessed a grandmother.