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His Name Was Gary Poulternew

Meet the homeless man who became a movie star.
Austin Chronicle  |  Joe O'Connell  |  04-16-2014  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Your Highness': Ye Olde Silly Buggersnew

It must have seemed like a good idea at the time to take Danny McBride and James Franco, stick them in tights and jerkins, and have them rescue Natalie Portman from fire-breathing dragons, or some shit. But they left one important ingredient behind: Judd Apatow.
East Bay Express  |  Kelly Vance  |  04-13-2011  |  Reviews

If You Think Kicks to the Crotch Are Funny, 'Your Highness' is For Younew

There is no point to this unforgivable excuse for a comedy, except, obviously, for Danny McBride to make his buddies (director Green, co-star James Franco) chortle over pot jokes and at least pretend to get himself laid.
Charleston City Paper  |  MaryAnn Johanson  |  04-06-2011  |  Reviews

'Pineapple Express' Is a Comic Rushnew

A winning "bromance" between stoners is at the heart of this shaggy pot story.
Austin Chronicle  |  Kimberley Jones  |  08-08-2008  |  Reviews

Reefer Madnessnew

Pineapple Express takes its place as one of history's great stoner pics.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  08-07-2008  |  Reviews

Stoner Comedy 'Pineapple Express' is Kind of a Bummernew

Seth Rogen and James Franco aim for Belushi and Aykroyd, but achieve only Emilio Estevez and Richard Dreyfuss.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Mike D'Angelo  |  08-07-2008  |  Reviews

Dig the New Breed; The Apatow Comedy Spree Continues

"Pineapple Express" could easily be titled the "Apatow Express" for the way it expands on Judd Apatow's influence as a modern-day Mel Brooks. The title refers to a hybrid kind of marijuana so rare that to smoke it is akin to "killing a unicorn."
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  08-04-2008  |  Reviews

That’s Exploi-tainment: Review of Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express takes a funny but unfocused stroll through 1970s cinema.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Scott Renshaw  |  08-04-2008  |  Reviews

James Franco Makes a Dope Return to Comedy in 'Pineapple Express'new

Seth Rogen was so enthusiastic about the idea of working with Franco in the film that he decided to give up the role that he had written for himself, with his writing partner Evan Goldberg.
The Georgia Straight  |  Ian Caddell  |  08-01-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Where are the Girls in Stoner Flicks?new

Other than Greg Araki's Smiley Face (featuring the totally underrated Anna Faris), which Rickey mentions, I can't think of any female stoner taking point in a movie.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Molly Eichel  |  07-31-2008  |  Movies

Stoner Movies: They're Not Just for Stoners Anymore!new

Yes, Pineapple Express a stoner flick, but rather than kowtow to the patently American genre, they've turned it on its haze-filled head by realizing that--whoa--many people don't find Cheech & Chong that funny
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Drew Lazor  |  07-31-2008  |  Reviews

'Snow Angels': Winter Sunderlandnew

Filmmaker David Gordon Green gets out of his comfort zone -- and goes a little numb.
Sacramento News & Review  |  Jonathan Kiefer  |  04-04-2008  |  Reviews

David Gordon Green Loves a Good Mistakenew

As Green debuts Snow Angels, a small-town tragedy starring Sam Rockwell and Kate Beckinsale, he's preparing for the August release of Pineapple Express, a big-budget stoner comedy produced by Knocked Up's Judd Apatow.
Willamette Week  |  Aaron Mesh  |  03-26-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

A Southerner in the 'Snow'new

David Gordon Green tries his hand up north.
Chicago Reader  |  J.R. Jones  |  03-24-2008  |  Reviews

Paranoid Angelsnew

Two indie auteurs, David Gordon Green and Gus Van Sant, take different approaches to high school melodrama in Snow Angels and Paranoid Park.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  03-17-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

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