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Movie Review: Neighbors

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 05/09/2014 by Taylor Holt

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Stars: Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz, Carla Gallo, Elise & Zoey Vargas

Rated R for pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and drug use throughout, Running time 96 minutes minutes, Comedy

Compare to: Neighborhood Watch (2012), We’re the Millers (2013)

It’s good to know that not every Comedy that comes out has to be like The Hangover movies; dumb, raunchy, and focused solely on the glorification of the like.

And though Neighbors is raunchy, it’s also not nearly as stupid as so many movies that think characters acting like idiots is inherently funny. Some might say Neighbors is even intelligent and I wouldn’t argue, but intelligence can have it’s downfalls in such a genre as well. Continue reading