I’ve never met anyone who doesn’t think the Harold & Kumar franchise of comedy buddy films aren’t funny. Some people bemoan the films‘ racial comedy, the sexism in the films, the drug use, and inappropriate comments; but most people think the films are hilarious.
All three films are great fun, full of racial stereotypes, sexism, violence, drug use, profanity. And all three are funny.
Now, the third film in the series is finally out, and in 3D, no less.
Not only is it nice to see a film series featuring a long-standing friendship between an Indian man, an Chinese man, and the misadventures of a super-sexualized Neal Patrick Harris (NPH); but it’s a welcome occurrence indeed to know that the film you’re going to see will actually be worth the cost of admission.
Harold, the Chinese man, is married to a sultry Latina while Kumar, the stoner Indian medical genius is dating/engaged to a Caucasian woman, and NPH is just attracted to anything that moves. The ethnic and racial stereotype jokes are spot-on, and while everyone in the film (even a baby) uses enough marijuana, cocaine, and ecstasy to cause cardiac arrest in a yak; it’s still good fun.
It’s guarnteed to make you forget anything else going on the world for those two hours you’re in the theater, and it’s also (in my mind) a decent way to support interracial relationships and friendships in modern cinema.
So, here’s a link to a current review of the film:
- A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas (creedsdelight.com)
- ‘Harold And Kumar’ Stars Explain Why NPH Is ‘America’s Sweetheart’ (newsroom.mtv.com)
- Written Interview: Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg (“Harold & Kumar”) (gointothestory.blcklst.com)
- Harold & Kumar: Grown up and in 3-D (abclocal.go.com)
- Jonathan Kim: ReThink Review: A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas — Asian Americans, in 3D! (huffingtonpost.com)
- Kal Penn and John Cho on bringing Harold and Kumar home for Christmas (arts.nationalpost.com)
- Why We’ll Never Get Sick of ‘Harold & Kumar’ (moviefone.com)
- Review A very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas (cinemaic.wordpress.com)
- MOVIE REVUE: Happy High-Lidays to You (therogersrevue.wordpress.com)
- A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas (boston.com)
- ‘Harold And Kumar’ Star Tom Lennon Explains How You Get Toddlers High (moviesblog.mtv.com)
- Animated ‘Harold & Kumar’ Series In The Works (screenrant.com)