Pineapple Express Review

This was a great comedy and unlike Tropic Thunder was just laugh after laugh with different jokes instead of just repeating the same unfunny ones. The movie ¬†was consistently funny, and a bit less raunchy than past Apatow projects, which is somewhat of a breath of fresh air, not that I don’t like the raunchy Superbad comedy, it’s just nice to see Rogen and Apatow can still be hilarious when it’s not forced. Pineapple Express reminded me of a more funny version of Hot Fuzz. Everyone was hilarious as usual Seth Rogen was funny as hell and James Franco was perfect as the pothead pot dealer. The only problem was the main characters who get high about one thousand times during the movie seem to be smarter than the average pot head, like how Dale figures out they might find them because he threw his roach. This movie was consistently hilarious in every scene and I recommend it to anyone who enjoys movies like Knocked Up and Superbad.

Grade: B

Tropic Thunder Review

Let me begin this review with the statement that I truly hate Tom Cruise and Ben Stiller with a passion, but I’m not being biast when I say that I truly don’t see what all the fuss is about with this movie, it was not that funny. I say this though, even though I hate Cruise more than Stiller, Tom Cruise was freaking hilarious I laughed whenever he was on screen. Robert Downey Jr. was pretty funny too, but I expected more from Jack Black. Stiller sucked as usual. The referances to classic war movies were pretty funny, but other than that, most of the time they wouldn’t make any funny spare of the moment jokes like all comedies need, they’d just try to make you laugh at the same joke that you probably didn’t even laugh at the first time. Like the whole Simple Jack thing wasn’t even funny and they just kept pushing it on you. All and all, there were some funny parts involving Tom Cruise and Robert Downey Jr., but enough of it to recommend this movie.

Grade: C-