“Dopey fun is at its best in this absolute riot of an action comedy. Despite awareness that this is a product of the Judd Apatow clan, it's difficult not to approach Pineapple Express skeptically because of the fact that it is a stoner comedy, and good films that fall into that category don't come along often. VERY good films that fall into that category are even rarer, which is all the more reason why Pineapple Express is such an awesome surprise. Thanks in large part to an uproariously hilarious James Franco, this is a terrific piece of humorous cinema.
In terms of quality of this type of movie, this year has seen a pretty wide range. Earlier in the year, we got Strange Wilderness (which, incidentally, featured a card-carrying member of the Apatow clan, who apparently decided to” read more