Friday, December 26, 2014
Review: The Interview
The Interview: 4/10 This is your typical gross out movie. It goes unabashedly for the cheap laugh, and gets it. Every. Single. Time. If your humor is more high brow than fart jokes and anal probes, then this movie is not for you. It serves its purpose perfectly, which is comedy. You will laugh. You will laugh at stuff you probably shouldn't be laughing at. You will wonder if they are going where you think they are, and they do, and then about 37 steps past that. With that being said, this is not everyone's cup of tea. If you want 90 minutes of escapism, its great. If you want relevant social commentary, go see The Imitation Game. Pros: Kick ass soundtrack. Randall Park as Kim Jong Un--awesome actor. Short enough to not bog down, long enough to keep one entertained. Cons: James Franco/Seth Rogen's typical comedy, Robocop Proctology exams, excessive to the point of ridiculousness violence at times. Take Away: You're not patriotic for seeing the Interview. You're not patriotic if you don't. You probably just need a good laugh and this movie has some for you.