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The Interview Reviews

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April 4, 2019
The Interview may have benefited in investing more energy in compiling a stronger supporting cast -- this would have at least allowed the humour to potentially branch out and find new gags that unfortunately weren't present.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 23, 2019
Franco and Rogen are amiable enough in the lead roles, with good chemistry that has developed from previous collaborations.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 24, 2018
The Interview is a forgettable comedy with an unforgettable advertising campaign, yet should still be seen for the amount of risks the filmmakers took to get it made at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.5/10
October 23, 2018
The Interview may have put studios off making movies about North Korea, but hopefully it will be an inspiration to comedy writers to make the weirdest, most high-concept movies imaginable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 22, 2018
It's ground zero for our current culture wars - not because it's a good movie, but because it is bad in an unexpectedly revealing way.
February 15, 2018
I would have willingly taken several strips of ricin myself to be spared a single extra minute of the terrible, gurning, prancing, toweringly irritating piece of idiot ham that is Franco.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
December 1, 2017
I couldn't believe what I was going to watch when I had first seen the trailer, and those lofty expectations were met
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 13, 2017
The Interview in a nutshell: Half-baked and ultimately forgettable.
August 11, 2017
Its important to note that the movie is not so much a political satire as much as it is the typical Rogen-Franco-pot-filled-film we've come to expect.
June 2, 2017
The Interview is gross and racist, and most of the time, it's not even funny.
April 25, 2017
The enormous expectation created by a stupid political controversy only generated a disappointing feeling in front of a comedy without depth. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 6.7/10
February 6, 2017
Hysterical, silly, big dumb fun that makes for a great night out with your friends.
September 26, 2016
Even the film's most ardent champions would likely concede that The Interview is a spectacularly weird film to end up at the center of a free speech brouhaha.
June 7, 2016
It's funny and strange, with an admirably gonzo sensibility, and it approaches the job of mocking Kim with the appropriate degree of joy-buzzer delight.
April 14, 2016
[Franco's] free-spirited screen presence gives the film the kind of anarchic momentum it requires, mirroring its totally-serious-but-not-at-all-serious bent.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 21, 2015
The Interview, conversely, is little more than a sloppy air kiss blown lazily under the banner of free speech.
August 20, 2015
The suffocating level of redundancy on display kneecaps any legitimate chance the film had at embracing social satire.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 17, 2015
I liked it for what it is.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 17, 2015
There has never been as silly and inconsequential a film that prompted as huge a political fuss as this.
August 17, 2015
Whether it lives up to its reputation as a banner for the rights of "artists" to fictionally assassinate a living head of state might be debatable. Whether it is truly funny, outrageous or touching is obvious: It is not.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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