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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,…
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…
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…
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.
This film makes me laugh. And of all of the Titanic allusions and spoofs that have come out over the years, this one is the funniest.
Yeh so many fit blokes so what went wrong so sad and upsetting that you didn't see more of Emma Watsons legs because they are so hot I want them
This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.
A kinetic, promotional, occasionally brainless, star-studded comedy, This Is the End certainly won't win any points for dramatic heft or complex characters, but its accomplished cast, self-referential humour and quirky screenplay is funny enough to compensate.
You know when Marvel did separate movies for each comic book character, slowly building up a universe which would then culminate in all those characters coming together in "The Avengers" think of "This is the End" like the Avengers, except with comedy stars, probably the best way I can sum it up.
There's really not much to say about this movie other than it's a great movie, it doesn't say much about society, or give a message, or even be a satire, it's just a very fun movie to watch. All these stars together have genuine chemistry and putting them together in an outlandish scenario whilst playing themselves is a great idea, it's a fun movie to watch and that's…
"With the cast involved, you would think you’re guaranteed a lot of laughs, but that wasn’t the case for me unfortunately with this film. I know people may have problems with the main cast coming across as self-indulging assholes, but that comes with the territory of self-parody. What is really unforgivable, however, is the lack of creativity regarding the comedy value within most of the main cast and that made This Is The End feel like a chore to watch for almost a good amount of its running time, and that’s pretty disappointing when you consider that most of them are usually funny in their previous projects."
Full review here: www.yam-mag.com/reviews/film-reviews/this-is-the-end-2013/
As funny as I expected.
When the dust has settled, it’s very likely that the one person who will be happiest with the existence of THIS IS THE END will be Bill Murray.
While Dan Aykroyd doggedly keeps the idea alive and legions of wrong-headed fans continue to encourage him, while Harold Ramis and Ivan Reitman calmly show varying levels of interest and while Ernie Hudson has amiably stated he’d go along with it if it happened, Bill Murray has stood alone in genial opposition to the idea of a new GHOSTBUSTERS movie.
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