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This Is the End
Nothing ruins a party like the end of the world.
While attending a party at James Franco's house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.
YES! YES! YES!
If I could describe This Is the End in one word: A BLAST! This was probably the most fun I've ever had in a movie theater.
The all-star cast, the script, and the chaos was just all amazing! Everyone in this movie is so likable. These guys aren't even playing characters, they were being themselves! The chemistry is just outstanding. This Is the End is like a big inside joke, and we are all a part of it laughing our asses off with the cast.
Just look at this cast. I mean how could you not love a movie with: James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Craig Robinson, and Danny McBride. Are you serious!? These…
Oh My God! I now seriously feel like wanting to put on my Daniel Bryan “Respect the Beard” T-shirt, get myself pumped up, scruff up my beard with pride, raise my hands towards the Heaven with my fingers straight up and go on a parade shouting
YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES!
Good Heavens YES! This is the ultimate. This is like my special food. This is the End is the one film that I have been specifically waiting for all this while and finally I watched it. Now I feel like having experienced the Stoner Comedy Nirvana. Holy Yes. I am so happy that I am bordering on being called…
Fun is such an infectious thing. With perhaps the exception of Franco I don't care much for most of the cast involved. They've had their moments, but usually they only seem to do their thing and keep repeating that. In This is the End they do the exact same thing, but they do it while taking the piss out of each other and, most notably, themselves and their lifestyle.
That automatically imbues this film with an anarchic energy and humour that, despite its bouts of crass and lowbrow comedy, remains hilarious and entertaining because all involved clearly had an obscene amount of fun making this.
It's Rogen and Golberg's script that makes this ridiculous premise work. They play it straight,…
This Is the End is an indulgent but self-deprecating apocalyptic comedy from Seth Rogen and his famous friends. Holed up in James Franco’s palatial Hollywood house following the End of Days, a bunch of A-list comedians (and Jay Baruchel) try and survive Hell on Earth and each other. With each actor playing exaggerated or twisted versions of their onscreen personas this is a very knowing and self-referential comedy that predominantly succeeds because of their willingness to openly mock their own image.
Despite the strong word of mouth I wasn’t particularly keen on seeing this. I rarely find the likes of Rogen, Hill and McBride funny and the premise sounded like it could descend into an indulgent circle jerk. Thankfully the…
Only about a quarter of the jokes in This Is The End hit home for me, which is enough to still make it one of the funnest comedies of this century! The film is just relentless in its jokes; blunt raunch, hilarious satire, classy comedic diminishing, and in its own right a power punch end-all to all of the comedies of recent years. Its improvised energy is unbelievably irrepressible, and the straight-up good time that the truly funny cast is having on screen is just plain impossible to resist, despite any feelings that anyone may have towards the cast before seeing it. It's just a seriously, goofy good time.
It's almost, in its own right, the answer to the Marx…
We just get paid to act like we're hard… but we're not! We're soft! We're soft as baby shit!
This film, above all else, is about male friendships being put to the test after the complete collapse of society with the necessity of proper social etiquette no longer being relevant. It explores the mysteries of that bond that is male friendship within the male psyche. So obviously it contains references to masturbation, sodomy, drugs, pornography, homo-eroticism and a tasteful giant penis statue. All those are a given.
Starts bad, gets even worse.
An undoubtedly entertaining and funny film, This Is the End is let down by a lack of control in narrative terms and within it's screenplay. The ensemble cast of stars give their all, but it is, at times, a bit too much, something that makes it look uneven as some of the cast try to distance themselves from their real life persona and others try to just play themselves, particularly Seth Rogen, who once again plays a chilled stoner. This, however, works in this format as the audience recognises this as he plays this sort of character in all of his films, fitting here as he plays himself, creating one of his funniest, but not best, performances to date. The…
This is the End is pretty much exactly what you expect from this group of actors. It's funny at times, gross at times, lots of bromance moments and it's utterly ridiculous. The nods to jokes about their own personalities were probably the best.
Similar to The End of the World, but not as good, though it has its moments.
This Is the End? This is a barrel of laughs.
My fifth time logging this film.
It starts off really slow. Then Michael Cera is kind of amusing. Then less so. Then the apocalypse starts. This movie has the special effects of a high budget Youtube video. Like if they were going for a B-movie homage, they should have gone with cheesy practical effects instead of cheesy Adobe After Effects. That said, the demons look pretty badass. The movie starts to become entertaining when Danny McBride enters. I was pretty lukewarm on this for the most part, but I found the conclusion to be wildly satisfying.
Laughed my ass off. That was enough.
"Hermione just stole all of our shit. And Jay suggested that we rape her. I think the only reason he did that is because he knows he's about two minutes away from becoming the house bitch himself."
I almost feel bad for liking this movie so much. Like I'm rewarding actors for being narcissistic bastards. But that's silly, and plus this is really funny. Maybe more so the second time through. And SFX are more believable than other apocalyptic films that aren't trying to balance a comedic storyline.
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