DVD Releases: 04/13/10

As DIFF rolls on, there are some light entertainments coming to DVD this week to fill the gaps.  Check out these three films:

The Slammin’ Salmon is the latest from comedy team Broken Lizard (Super Troopers), detailing the shenanigans at a Miami restaurant run by a former heavyweight boxing champ (Michael Clarke Duncan).  Indebted to the mob, he sets up a contest to see which of his waiters can bring in the most money in one night.  Hilarity ensues.

Far more consistently funny than Beerfest or Club Dread, the Lizard team are in fine form in Salmon.  But it may be April Bowlby as wide-eyed and sexy waitress Mia, who steals the show as she tries to work through severe third-degree burns from a misplaced bowl of soup.  As I read back over that it doesn’t sound half as funny as it actually is, so just trust me.  The film is great fun.

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