High School Reviews

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June 1, 2012
If it ever opens at a theater near you, remember: Just say no.
June 1, 2012
... the low-brow script feels thrown together from a series of frat-house tweets.
June 1, 2012
No contact high is acquired.
June 1, 2012
I'm betting director John Stalberg Jr. also debated calling it "Bake Sale," revolving as it does around the mass-dosing of the student body with pot brownies.
June 1, 2012
The only good news for everyone involved: The worst moment in your career is surely behind you.
June 1, 2012
It's a bit crude, a lot illogical and you might have to be in a certain state of mind to enjoy a film this silly.
May 31, 2012
I watched this seemingly endless flick with hardly a smile, never mind a laugh.
May 31, 2012
Not only is this drug-related film not as funny as the likes of "Pineapple Express," it isn't even as funny as "Midnight Express"
May 31, 2012
Surely this could be a fine premise for an entertaining stoner flick. It isn't.
May 31, 2012
Once the plot has sprung into action, "High School" is a bumpy ride that takes a few amusing dives but never coheres into anything special.
May 31, 2012
Somehow, High, directed by newcomer John Stalberg, lured serious talent, including Adrien Brody, Colin Hanks and Michael Chiklis. Even odder: They're the worst actors of the bunch.
May 31, 2012
...so bad it almost gives me fond memories of "Detention."
May 31, 2012
Lacking real kick, "High School" winds up as irksome as a bag of ditch weed and as lame as the pun of the film's title.
May 31, 2012
Brody's performance won't earn him a Oscar to place next to the one he earned for The Pianist nine years ago, but it's the only thing that makes High School marginally worth catching.
May 31, 2012
High School has such a winning premise that you want to send everyone involved in making it back to the drawing board for a do-over - just take it from the top, folks, and this time everyone actually have a good time.
May 31, 2012
A silly stoner comedy boosted by a few unexpected tweaks, John Stalberg's debut is more notable for its enthusiasm than its originality.
May 31, 2012
It's exactly what it appears to be: a funny-enough stoner comedy with a likable cast.
May 31, 2012
The movie goes flat when it needs to be upping the tempo and hitting new heights of absurdity.
May 31, 2012
When all else fails, make a joke about balls.
May 31, 2012
There's no heartfelt bond between the generic main characters, no emotional drive or urgency or pithy observations about life and high school. "High School" only emphasizes the "high."
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