PINEAPPLE EXPRESS (15)
D: David Gordon Green
Columbia/Relativity Media (Judd Apatow & Shauna Robertson)
W: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg
DP: Tim Orr
Ed: Craig Alpert
Mus: Graeme Revell
Seth Rogen (Dale Denton), James Franco (Saul Silver), Gary Cole (Ted Jones), Rosie Perez (Carol Brazier), Danny McBride (Red), Kevin Corrigan (Budlofsky), Craig Robinson (Mathewson)
The title comes from a variety of marijuana which happens to be the product of choice for Seth Rogen's character.
Things get dicey when he mixes with the wrong sort and needs help from his permanently-stoned pal James Franco, culminating in a shootout at a pot-manufacturing warehouse.
This stoner-comedy is a throwback to the Cheech & Chong adventures of the 1970's, with a little bit more of a focus on the characterisation and story development. Like the practice of actually smoking weed, this film is either going to be your thing or it isn't, with very little middle ground.
One thing's for sure, you wouldn't recommend it to your grandmother.