Wednesday movie roundup – Aug. 6

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For some reason everybody decided to release their movies on Wednesday this week instead of Friday, just for funsies! Which suits me fine, because now I can pretend it’s the weekend and just lie around until Monday.

“Pineapple Express”
is the latest stoner comedy from the Judd Apatow Laff Factory, and it’s pretty funny, albeit slightly off from the usual gold standard. Seth Rogen and James Franco are a hilarious pair of potheads, that’s for sure. And so are the characters they play.

Appealing to a slightly different demographic is “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2” (reviewed at Film.com), which addresses all the nagging questions you had at the end of the first one.

In limited release, there’s a thing called “Bottle Shock.” It’s kind of mediocre.

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