Bill & Ted Face the Music is a musical journey comedy with loads of coronary heart and massive ambitions. Two clueless besties are tasked with saving mankind by creating a success tune that can assist convey the world again collectively.

Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) was once time-traveling teenagers who have been as soon as tasked with passing their historical past class and successful the battle of the bands. They have been destined to satisfy a prophecy foretelling they’d write an epic hit tune, however they obtained misplaced someplace alongside the way in which and now discover themselves to be middle-aged dads working out of {couples}’ remedy with their wives, and who’re engaging in nothing musically, regardless of writing a ton of songs.

Now, with the material of time and area tearing round them, Bill and Ted are tasked by somebody from the longer term to lastly create a success tune that can save all life and existence. They should as soon as once more take to time-traveling internationally, hell, and outer area, to encourage this hit tune. Fortunately, they’ve the assistance of their daughters, Thea (Samara Weaving) and Billie (Brigette Lundy-Paine) to assist immerse their dads in popular culture knowledge.

Meeting Louis Armstrong, Jimi Hendrix, Jesus, classical composers, and international musicians, there’s a plethora of proficient individuals who can assist steer Bill and Ted in the best path. But will it’s sufficient for them to avoid wasting the world?

Directed by Dean Parisot (Galaxy Quest, Fun with Dick and Jane) who’s adept at conserving his comedy temporary, Bill & Ted Face the Music breezes by in a pleasing means. Directing actual life finest pals Reeves and Winter to play goofy simpletons is nearly too simple, however its execution is spot on. He manages to remain true to the collection whereas reinventing the dynamic in a world of barely older characters.

Writers Chris Matheson (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, A Goofy Movie) and Ed Solomon (Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Men In Black) keep true to type, making a musical journey spanning time and area that by no means takes itself significantly. The jokes are humorous as a result of the principle characters are dumb, and the script is dumb, nevertheless it self-knowingly capitalizes on this and stoops as little as it will possibly to go that further mile for an inexpensive snigger. And it really works.

With a soundtrack rocking Weezer, Mastodon, and Cold War Kids, amongst many others, there may be a whole lot of expertise pumping life into this movie. In an odd twist of artwork imitating life imitating artwork, Bill and Ted’s activity on this movie to create a success tune truly impressed real-life bands to create hit songs for the third installment of their journey.

Ultimately, the originals set the bar fairly low, so so long as expectations for one more sequel following on the heels of a video game and animated collection are additionally set low, Bill & Ted Face the Music is pleasant. A low-budget musical motion comedy movie with an A-list actor, this can be a uncommon deal with for followers of the cult collection, or a straightforward technique to go an hour and a half for newcomers.