8.17.2008

Pineapple Express




James Franco and Seth Rogen in Pineapple Express (dir. David Gordon Green, 2008).

Whoa, would that really work? A crossjoint?

See, that's the kind of movie I appreciate: one that presents intellectually challenging, potentially practicable, real-world concepts.

Too bad I had to give up pot years ago because it made me see the universe as a dark mathematical equation that solves repeatedly as a vast serpent-headed, mandala-like vortex of bloody automobile accidents and ICBMs. Yeah, no fun.

The movie's great fun, though. I can't decide yet whether the graphic violence is anything more than hyperbolic adolescent mannerism, but it at least jumps the Apatow product line a few feet out of its familiar parameters.

2 comments:

phaneronoemikon said...

I've rolled an "O"
or ourobouros joint before!

you can't smoke it
but you can consider it
while taking bong hits!

Patrick Roberts said...

first half of Pineapple Express was about half as good as Knocked Up... the second half was almost as bad as Freddy God Fingered