Sometimes you just want to watch some old school stuff. Whether because you’re nostalgic or you’re tired of the new school stuff doing the same thing over and over again. The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Humans is a mockumentary done with style and if you’re wondering what the fuck is a mockumentary than just think of Borat and everything will be clear. This time we have David Hyde Pierce talking about what’s going on the screen and what’s going on is human life simplified and presented as a nature documentary. It’s amazing that the age difference between the Borat and Habits is less than seven years and they look decades apart. Mating Habits has that softened and dreamy vibe of the nineties, it will take you back to that time immediately, but don’t think that this is the only thing it has to offer. The very premise of an alien being watching how humans mate is extremely interesting and if you add to that great script you got yourself a true hit. Creative and zany, this comedy will make you laugh.

The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human [1999] Movie Review Recommendation PosterThe aliens are here! And they are infinity-cubed! Now that they are here, they decided to study humans in order to better understand them and what ritual better to study than the mating ritual. For this purpose, the aliens chose Billy, an average, shy guy looking for a date and his female counterpart, hot and sexy Jenny. The two meet at the nightclub and the ritual may begin.

Although this movie looks and feels like a standard issue comedy, I found it infinitely amusing to watch how official system of values and all those unwritten rules of life come down under this verbal attack from David Hyde Pierce. He fucking pierced the reality of our world and showed us that we’re still basically animals with our urges driving our behavior and ultimately lives. Because the movie plays out like a National Geographic documentary, only with humans instead of animals, you get this distance that’s necessary to calmly examine what is going on. The best parts of the movie are those where you remember all the shit you were doing exactly as our Earthbound Humans and laughing excessively. The cast was pretty good, with the accent on voluptuous Carmen Elektra and her captivating screen presence. The only thing that spoils the fun a bit is the pacing that kinda drops of in the final third of the movie.

Director: Jeff Abugov

Cast: David Hyde Pierce, Mackenzie Astin, Carmen Electra, Lucy Liu

Fun Facts: Crazy Credits: This motion picture is a work of fiction. The characters and events portrayed in this motion picture are entirely fictional. Any resemblance to any persons, whether living, dead, or Earthbound is entirely coincidental. (Except for the weird looking brown creature. You know who you are.)

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IMDb Link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0165874/

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