Kw-logo-smaller

Nacho Libre DVD Review

Jack Black stars in the new comedy, Nacho Libre.
Courtesy of Paramount

Jack Black teams up with the director of Napoleon Dynamite for the new comedy, Nacho Libre. Find out if this story of a masked monk is a Luche Libre gem or a complete flop.

Nacho Libre - Man of the Cloth

Brother Ignacio is a Luche Libre-loving monk at a children's orphanage in Mexico. Ignacio is in charge of cooking but, due to a shortage of funds, Ignacio is forced to cook the same dull meal every day and it's starting to depress everyone. Being the kind-hearted guy that he is, Ignacio (who has nicknamed himself Nacho) sets his sights on a winning a Luche Libre wrestling match so he can use his winnings to buy better food for all the kids!

Nacho Libre - Money-Making Monk

Nacho quickly recruits an agile street urchin to be his wrestling partner. The two begin training together and are soon enrolled in their first match - which goes horribly. But, despite their loss, this hapless duo is paid a fee for showing up and is asked to come back the following night. And so begins Nacho's Luche Libre career! The money he is raking in allows him to buy supplies to make salads and other tasty treats but he must keep his wrestling persona to himself or face being kicked out of the church.

Nacho Libre - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Some of the funniest parts in Nacho Libre don't involve any dialogue at all - just facial expressions. Keep your eyes on Nacho's wrestling partner, Esqueleto, who's awkward, goofy smile will crack you up every time. Also, if you're a fan of Jack Black's crazy antics, Nacho Libre has some good examples of them. Every time he breaks into song, every time he dons those turquoise, stretchy pants, you'll be glad he was the one cast in this flick. There are some scenes that kind of lag and are more awkward than funny, but the pure silliness of the movie makes up for the odd floundering scene.

Nacho Libre - DVD Features

Nacho Libre is one of the funniest movies of the year and now, with the DVD, you can check out some pretty great features like commentary from Jack Black, director Jared Hess and writer Mike White. There are also deleted scenes, behind the scenes featurettes and a photo gallery! A must-have for all Jack Black fans.

Nacho Libre - Bottom Line

There are plenty of fart jokes, funny faces and [kwlink]crazy costumes[/kwlink] to keep you glued to Nacho Libre. If plain-old slapstick humor isn't something you find that funny, then you might want to pass this movie up. But if you love Jack Black, his ridiculous songs and can't wait to see him parade around in a Luche Libre costume, then run out and buy your tickets today - it'll be worth it.

Related Stories:
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

there are 0 comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

F1150499588906

Fave Jack Black Movie? Vote!

  • I can't wait to see Nacho Libre.
  • King Kong.
  • Orange County.
  • School of Rock.

related stories

Micro_panda micro
Kung Fu Panda 2 drops on DVD and Blu-Ray December 13, 2011. Find out more about the super awesome...
Jack Black is the boisterous actor and talented musician who played a substitute teacher in Schoo...
Lucha Libre is all about high-flying maneuvers and mysterious masked men. Find out more about the...
Wrestling is a great way to get a cardio workout, strengthen your muscles and improve your balanc...

Entertainment in the forums

syedaamna
I think that 1 devil mera yaar 2 desi kalakar 3 tere yaddai was a top song from me i like this song
reply about 1 hour
LAZY778
LAZY778 posted in TV Shows:
Not interrseted
reply about 10 hours
Shadeleaf
Shadeleaf posted in TV Shows:
I saw the preveiw. It looks like a me movie,,,
reply about 11 hours
iamalive
what word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it? short
reply about 15 hours
iamalive
what do you call a cow with no legs? ground beef what do you call a cow with 3 legs? lean beef what do you call a cow with 2 legs? your mom
reply about 15 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...