I love goofy, senseless comedies, but the label "comedy" implies that it is funny. This was not. I left the theater feeling as if I was going through my own hangover-esque experience, because for the life of me I could not remember one line that made me laugh.
I can sort of see why people hate it now, with it being overquoted and over-publicized. But I saw this a week after I got out of school, before the trendiness came out. Needless to say, I lvoed it. But when I watch it now, three years later, I can sort of see why people aren't crazy about it. Some of the lines are just way too overquoted.
I'm not as awed by The Hangover as much as I was after seeing it the first time. But after half a dozen viewings in the 2 years since I saw it, I still laugh out loud despite being Zach Galifianakised out. Besides, I don't think seeing the superior Bridesmaids helped The Hangover keep its luster. Still fun though...
Very entertaining - if overrated - comedy hit from director Todd Phillips. The cast is pitch perfect, and there are a number of brilliant comic moments that will no doubt be remembered for a long time. It is a bit lighter on consistent laughs than you might expect, and it never quite follows through on all of the possibilities of its premise (I would like to have seen it go into some much darker places, but that's ju