Part of the fun of Drake Doremus’ independent comedy Douchebag
is that it takes a while before it becomes abundantly obvious just who the title character in the story is. In most movies about two guys on a road trip, within a minute you can tell who the good guy is and who’s, well, the douchebag, but Doremus allows us get to know his principals before the full extent of their flaws and idiosyncrasies becomes apparent. It’s the damage shared by the two protagonists, as well as the subtle ways in which it reveals itself, that makes this film absorbing and slyly funny, and Douchebag
is one of the freshest and most engaging character studies to come down th...