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By Jeff Vice Deseret News PINEAPPLE EXPRESS -- ** 1/2 -- Seth Rogen, James Franco; rated R (violence, drugs, profanity, gore, vulgarity, torture, slurs); Century Sandy and South Salt Lake; Cinemark Jordan Landing; Megaplex District, Gateway and Jordan Commons.
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.
By Michael Machosky, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 6--The stoner flick has been making a comeback lately for some reason -- or just finally got off the couch, which is more likely.
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.
By Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle Aug. 6--Seth Rogen won High Times magazine's Stony Award in 2007 for his work in the pothead romcom Knocked Up.
By Daniel Neman, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Aug. 6--The new stoner comedy "Pineapple Express" is endless, simply endless.
By Gary Thompson, Philadelphia Daily News Aug. 6--I TALKED to a director the other day who was a bit miffed that I referred to his movie as being under "the Apatow umbrella." No offense intended.
By Jake Coyle NEW YORK -- It's often said all actors want to be rock stars. Will Ferrell has gotten to be both.
By Susan Wloszczyna, USA TODAY T he superheroes have flown. Send in the clowns. Sure, there have been a few jokers out there this summer besides the one in The Dark Knight. But with all the flashy comic-book derring-do at the multiplex, they've been easy to overlook.
By Kathy Gilbert and Holly Leber, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. Jul. 30--Casey Phillips: This movie is a second to "The Love Guru" in my rankings as this year's most vulgar movie.
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