Because the movie fell funny

Unbiased reviews, truly true to myself…

I tend not to fully enjoy, nor get immersed into rated R teen comedies. But Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle had something, it entertained me, I like both main characters, and it really wasn’t that bad (IMO, a three out of five), it had an edge. However, the inevitable sequel came along, and well, it disappointed me.

| Harold and Kumar Go To Guantanamo Bay | Unrated (blu-ray) | 102 min. | Kal Pen, John Cho |

the posterIncredibly, this movie follows right after the ending of White Castle, and it starts with a bang that I thought would NOT be present in this movie. Harold (Cho) and Kumar (Pen) are about to fly to Amsterdam, where Harold’s new love interest will go to…

Then, in the plane, after a really absurd scare that includes an old white lady, weed (yes), and a bomb, I mean, bong. Then they are thrown into the Guantanamo prison, where they are told they will be fed cockmeat sandwiches by the guards (one with “extra mayo”, go figure), then they escape, get back from Cuba with ‘balseros’, and then they get into one of the most interesting scenes I’ve seen this year so far: a “bottomless party”…yes, the host of the party says he was tired of topless, so he went “bottomless”. Thankfully, MOST of the shots are done to young beautiful women…

Then they encounter a problem, run through the woods and encounter a ‘redneck’ couple with things to hide…they continue their journey (which is for Texas so that an old friend can help them), and encounter (once again) Neil Patrick Harris, who takes them to a brothel, and has an unfortunate thing with the hostesses…

When they get with their friend, he ’stabs them in the back’, gets them thrown into a plane heading (again) to Guantanamo, but they escape (!) and fall in where else? George W. Bush (43) ranch, where he helps them with their problem and Kumar’s problem (the one where his ex is about to marry the friend).

Mmmmmhhh, the bottomless party. That’s it, basically. It has a happy ending. Just three scenes to remember: the bottomless party, Harold as an emo, and a threesome including Weedy (a bag of weed)…really, that’s it. Oh, well, there is a hallucination by Patrick Harris.

On blu-ray…the video was so-so. Colors didn’t pop and details were OK. The audio, sounded a bit better, but again, is a comedy that doesn’t require that much to enjoy it (if).

Overall…loved the first, but this one disappointed in all levels. Yes, the chemistry between Cho and Pen is there, but the rest didn’t help them. I give this film, two cockmeat sandwiches, out of five…and a small popcorn bucket…

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