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mhendo
11-17-2010, 05:17 PM
Just saw this trailer, and there were a few things that made me laugh. And Natalie Portman in a thong bikini is never a bad thing.

The humor is aimed squarely at the immature guy demographic, and all the best bits are probably in the trailer, but i think i might check this out.

http://www.ign.com/videos/2010/11/17/your-highness-restricted-trailer?show=HD

Munch
11-17-2010, 05:31 PM
Holy shit.

You didn't even mention that it has Danny McBride and Zooey Deschanel! This looks fantastic.

GuanoLad
11-17-2010, 05:35 PM
The humor is aimed squarely at the immature guy demographicI am seriously disappointed at how many comedy movies are doing this now. Crude and disgusting is not funny to me, now I'm old and crusty, so I miss out on the funny.

Cat Fight
11-17-2010, 05:38 PM
I love Danny McBride, James Franco (well, some of the time, and no writing class fiction, thanks). But this just looks like a lot of gay jokes and f-bomb punchlines.

sparky!
11-17-2010, 05:41 PM
please don't suck...please don't suck...please don't suck...please don't suck...please don't suck...please don't suck...

Sampiro
11-17-2010, 06:11 PM
Franco has the most eccentric career choices in history. He'll do arthouse, soap opera (literally, a TV soap opera), stoner comedy, MILK, now this. I wouldn't be surprised to learn his next project is Brecht's GALILEO or CADDYSHACK 3D.

Chimera
11-17-2010, 06:14 PM
nm

Jonathan Chance
11-17-2010, 06:20 PM
What an astonishing cross between awesome and utterly retarded.

silenus
11-17-2010, 06:42 PM
I am seriously disappointed at how many comedy movies are doing this now. Crude and disgusting is not funny to me, now I'm old and crusty, so I miss out on the funny.

You're not trying hard enough. Youth is fleeting, but you can be immature forever!

John DiFool
11-17-2010, 07:28 PM
Natalie and Zooey!??! :cue animated swoon smiley we don't have:

On a slightly more sober note, this might end up making a lot of Bottom Ten lists by the end of the year in question.

Ike Witt
11-17-2010, 07:53 PM
I`m afraid I have to agree with GuanoLad here. Lots of fucks and mother fuckers does not a comedy make. There is potential for it to be enjoyable but the trailer makes it a 50/50 proposition.

GuanoLad
11-17-2010, 09:16 PM
Here's a nerdy piece of trivia. There's a brief shot of a castle at the beginning of the trailer. I recognised it immediately as Alnwick Castle (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alnwick_Castle_-_geograph.org.uk_-_107711.jpg), aka The Black Adder's castle from the first series.

Declan
11-18-2010, 02:33 AM
I am so there

Declan

Sr Siete
11-18-2010, 02:48 AM
Franco has the most eccentric career choices in history. He'll do arthouse, soap opera (literally, a TV soap opera), stoner comedy, MILK, now this. I wouldn't be surprised to learn his next project is Brecht's GALILEO or CADDYSHACK 3D.

I would say this absolutely qualifies as stoner comedy. At least that's the intended audience.

FlyingDragonFan
11-18-2010, 06:24 AM
Lots of fucks and mother fuckers does not a comedy make. No, but lots of fucks in a medieval setting with dragons and princesses sure could.

WordMan
11-18-2010, 06:36 AM
What an astonishing cross between awesome and utterly retarded.

Exactly.

Justin_Bailey
11-18-2010, 06:53 AM
What an astonishing cross between awesome and utterly retarded.

That is really the only way to describe this.

MilTan
11-18-2010, 07:33 AM
I am totally going to see this, and it is totally going to suck.

MovieMogul
11-18-2010, 08:16 AM
This was directed by David Gordon Green, who I think has made a lot of terrific films (George Washington, All the Real Girls, Pineapple Express), so while I'm not expecting it to be more than him in Mel Brooks-mode, I still will definitely be there.

newcomer
11-18-2010, 08:16 AM
Best jokes are in the trailer, right?


"Triangle face scares me."

Oh, man, that was lame-o :eek:

WordMan
11-18-2010, 08:22 AM
I am totally going to see this, and it is totally going to suck.

Yep. It looks almost like a bizarro Princess Bride...which is kinda inconceivable.

SecretaryofEvil
11-19-2010, 12:02 PM
I can't watch with sound right now, but I'm hoping this turns out well. It's from the guys who brought us Pineapple Express and Eastbound and Down, both of which were incredibly funny in my opinion. I'll see it based on the strengths of their other works, which wouldn't really be described as gross out comedies.

Raygun99
11-19-2010, 12:18 PM
This was directed by David Gordon Green, who I think has made a lot of terrific films (George Washington, All the Real Girls, Pineapple Express), so while I'm not expecting it to be more than him in Mel Brooks-mode, I still will definitely be there.

Heh, you stole my point. "From the director of All The Real Girls and George Washington..."
I'm not even sure which is the real David Gordon Green anymore.

Drunky Smurf
11-19-2010, 12:47 PM
This looks awesome. I am definitely seeing it.

Robot Arm
11-19-2010, 01:16 PM
Yep. It looks almost like a bizarro Princess Bride...which is kinda inconceivable.You keep using that word. I think it means exactly what you think it means.

GrandWino
11-19-2010, 01:37 PM
I am seriously disappointed at how many comedy movies are doing this now. Crude and disgusting is not funny to me, now I'm old and crusty, so I miss out on the funny.

Don't worry, Robin Williams is still making movies.

Troy McClure SF
11-19-2010, 02:35 PM
I like a lot of the people associated with this, but based on that trailer, I can't help but think it'll be a HUGE waste of talent,

Khadaji
11-19-2010, 04:11 PM
I like a lot of the people associated with this, but based on that trailer, I can't help but think it'll be a HUGE waste of talent,
I'm afraid that I agree. I kinda want to see it, but I'm almost sure I'm going to hate it.

Ephemera
11-19-2010, 05:54 PM
I agree with Troy. This should be amazing based on the talent but it looks terrible.

GuanoLad
11-19-2010, 06:36 PM
Don't worry, Robin Williams is still making movies.Luckily there are more than two kinds of comedy.

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