Tropic Thunder (2008)

Stiller succeeds in making a hilarious metacomedy here. It’s a great parody/homage/adaption of Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse. It’s also great as a frat pack comedy in its own right. Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr are the highlights; Cruise for his offhinge comic insanity, and Downey Jr for the bizarre layered performance. The…