This Is The End
August 5, 2013 § Leave a comment
It has been a little while since I made my last review and it has been a hectic set of several weeks from internet not working to me travelling around. Do forgive me for having that sort of break by the way but given that, I did catch up on bunch of movies and one of which is This Is The End. Really, I had been waiting for this movie to be made since well sometime after I saw Jay and Seth Versus The Apocalypse short back around 2007 so is this worth it? Well, let’s go with that shall we.
The movie primary involves around Jay Baruchel reunite with his friend Seth Rogen in Los Angeles. At first, Jay feels cool at Seth’s home but then Seth invites Jay to James Franco’s party and despite the celebs he hardly know, he goes along anyway. He’ll meet up with James who keeps forgetting Jay’s name, Jonah Hill whom he cannot stand and even Michael Cera whom is literally going the Jason Mewes way by doing a lot of drugs and fucking along the way.
However, The Rapture arrives and it leads Jay, Seth, James, Jonah and Craig Robinson being trapped in the house while many celebrities and non-celebrities died. And then the morning comes when Danny McBride woke up in the house after sleeping in the bathtub and yeah, comedy ensues like Emma Watson appearing in the house to Jonah praying to god to Channing Tatum having the best cameo ever (and I’m not even a fan of him).
Yeah, it’s worth watching the movie and it is worth checking out for their comedic performances. The cast themselves played out as themselves in hilarious ways from Seth being a lovable stoner friend to Jonah being so “oscar-nominated” on us. The best part is obviously Cera whom his role is so ecstatic that it’s nothing like his characters in Arrested Development and SuperBad. He even became an asshole to Christopher Mintz-Plasse when he blows cocaine to his face. Paul Rudd and Mindy Kaling also has good performances even its sadly shortened.
Besides the roles, the story and jokes are top-notch even though there’s minor miss there and I do honestly have issues with the ending. Not the fact that it’s offensive as some say but for the fact that it’s not how I picture where it has ended plus I’m not a club type and not a fan of a group of musicians since the time they were relevant (or at all). It’s just me but there you go. Also, Evan Goldberg is apparently writing the sequel at this time. I don’t know how it goes but it involves what happened to other actors and actresses involved in this, I’m all for it.