REVIEW: THE HANGOVER
OVERVIEW: Re-live the bachelor party gone wrong when The Hangover: Extended Cut arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on December 15th from Warner Home Video. From director Todd Phillips (Old School, Starsky & Hutch) comes a laugh-out-loud comedy about three groomsmen and their journey to retrace their steps from a downright crazy Vegas night in hopes of finding the missing groom. Available as a 2-disc Special Edition and on Blu-ray, The Hangover: Extended Cut contains seven additional minutes of hilarious content not seen in theaters! The original theatrical version will also be available as a single disc.
On December 15, The Hangover will also be available ON DEMAND through Digital
Cable, Satellite TV, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game consoles
and it can be downloaded for rental or purchase on iTunes and
Amazon Video On Demand.
SYNOPSIS: From Old School director Todd Phillips comes a comedy about a bachelor party gone very, very wrong.
Two days before his wedding, Doug (JUSTIN BARTHA) drives to Las Vegas with his best buddies Phil and Stu (BRADLEY COOPER and ED HELMS) and his future brother-in-law Alan (ZACH GALIFIANAKIS), for a blow-out bachelor party they vow they'll never forget.
But when the three groomsmen wake up the next morning with pounding headaches, they can't remember a thing. Their luxury hotel suite is beyond trashed and the groom is nowhere to be found.
With no clue about what happened and little time to spare, the trio must attempt to retrace their bad decisions from the night before in order to figure out where things went wrong in the hopes of finding Doug and getting him back to L.A. in time for his wedding.
But the more they begin to uncover, the more they realize just how much trouble they're really in.
Now a days it is very difficult to find a R rated comedy that
doesn’t include the Apatow bunch, however in "The
Hangover" director Todd Phillips and screenwriter John
Lucas and Scott Moore just manage to put a stop to Apatow
revolution with a brilliant piece of work. This movie has all
the ingredients to become a comedy classic, its raunchy, naughty
and like Ed helms says in the office its “freaking
hilarious“. It has been a long time since I had so much fun in
this type of films.
Similar to "Old
School" the flick doesn’t depend on just one character to
carry out the entire film. Every character provided their own
unique style of humor. For starters Zach Galifianakis brought
some of the raunchiness comedy onto the film that have been
mainly seen in Apatow movies. He reminded me of a young John
Belushi in animal house. This could well be his ticket out of
television and become one of Hollywood's next big comedians. The
same can be say about Bradley Cooper with that buddy persona
that he perfected, just like he did in "Failure to
Launch" and "Yes Man". Ed Helms also delivers a
strong performance in the film, as well as the rest of the cast.
I have to admit that I wasn't
expecting too much out of this film, however at the end of the
movie I could not find a reason for this movie not to be an
instant comedy classic.
Widescreen [16:9 Transfer]
Canadian French, Latin Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
Subtitles - French,
Unrated Version of the Film
Theatrical Version of the Film
“Map of Destruction”
Re-trace each step the guys took during their fate-filled evening and see the real locations, learn about their Las Vegas lore and see the filming that took place there.
“The Madness of Ken
Jeong” Ken Jeong's non stop hilarious improv. (7:38)
Hilarious compilation of all the cursing from the film.
“Three Best Friends Song”
Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis "freestyle"
their own song. (1:52)
“The Dan Band!”
The Dan Band performs, “Fame.”
Gag Reel (8:43)
More Pictures from the Missing Camera More photos exposing the events from the night of mayhem.
Digital Copy (Theatrical) on Disc
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