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2008-09-14 18:00:16

By Roz Laws Stoner comedy goes up in smoke ** WRITER/producer/director Judd Apatow has been involved in no fewer than NINE films in the last two years. I suggest he concentrate on making fewer films, better. His latest lame effort stars his old Knocked Up buddy Seth Rogen as process server and pothead Dale Denton, who's dating high school student Amber Heard. Pineapple Express is a special strain of cannabis, "so rare it's almost a shame to smoke it - it's like killing a...

2008-08-06 06:00:30

By Craig D. Lindsey, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Aug. 6--For a movie where the gags are mostly delivered through a waft of weed smoke, and blood and bullets are just as liberally sprayed throughout, "Pineapple Express" has to be the most emo action-comedy I've ever seen. I kept expecting tunes from Sunny Day Real Estate and Dashboard Confessional to start playing during the shootouts. "Express" -- also known as this week's Judd Apatow movie -- works on a more highly sensitive...

2008-08-06 03:00:35

By Bob Strauss "Pineapple Express" captures the buzzy stupidity of chronic marijuana use better than any other comedy I've seen. And it gets the unlikely friendships that grow out of the buying and selling of pot remarkably right. Don't ask me how I know. Just rest assured that, as you're laughing your head off at this stoner comedy, it's all grounded in some pretty well-observed behavior. And that's even when it's satirizing drug buddy movie conventions and taking more exaggerated swipes...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.