A: A process server (Seth Rogen), who is always stoned on the job, accidentally witnesses a cop committing a murder, and is forced to go on the run with his drug dealer (James Franco).
Q: Who’s in the movie?
A: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Kevin Corrigan, Craig Robinson, Amber Heard, Ed Begley Jr., Bill Hader
Q: Is this movie worth the price of admission?
A: Go! It's a good reminder that drugs and guns don't mix! Or drugs and cars, for that matter... Or drugs and jobs, or drugs and friends, or drugs and... You know, after seeing this movie I'm starting to think the only thing drugs mix with is sitting in a padded room. Alone. Legalize it!
Q: Will this movie make me laugh?
A: When you're laughing at death, you know they're doing something right.
Q: Will this movie make me cry?
A: Almost... Okay, probably not, but there is a strong, beautiful love that flows between the two male stars of this movie. You won't even want them to quit each other.
Q: Will this movie be up for any awards?
A: No, but I may give out an award to the person who wins my "Seth Rogen's Celebrity Teeth Pool." Here's the idea: I recently noticed that Seth Rogen's two front teeth are exactly twice as long as any of the other teeth in his mouth, much like a member of the Rodent Family. Since he doesn't need them that way for gnawing wood, and he's eventually going to want to start looking like an actual celebrity, I imagine it's only a matter of time before he fixes his teeth through filing, veneering, or simply knocking them all out and starting over with dentures. My pool will give you, my loyal reader, an opportunity to place bets on how many more movies we will see him in before he has new teeth. The winner of the pool will get an award-- though I can't guarantee it'll be anything more than a hug. Please place your bets in the comments section of this post. (Sorry, Seth, but somebody was gonna point it out sooner or later.)
Q: How is the Acting?
A: Any good-looking actor who wants to be taken seriously, should always play a stoner. Brad Pitt won us over when he played Floyd in True Romance. Ashton Kutcher won us over in That 70's Show. Even Keanu Reeves made us think he could act in Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. Well, now it's James Franco's turn to prove-- through marijuana abuse-- that he's more than just a pretty face. And boy does he! Showing his comedy chops should catapult his career to the next level. Yes, I know that doing Spiderman seems like it should count for something, but if we're honest, I think we can all agree that it never got him A-list status.
Q: How is the Directing?
A: David Gordon Green, who is known for making small indy films on a micro budget, actually makes this look like a bonafide Hollywood movie. Who knew?
Q: How is the story/script?
A: From the writers of Superbad, and with the supervision of Judd Apatow, this script is exactly what you'd expect it to be: an implausible story that somehow still makes sense, about grown men acting immature and irresponsible, yet charming, as nonsense ejects from their lips, causing you to both laugh and be a little moved.
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