A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas - Review

HOLIDAY HILARITY John Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, and Kal Penn in A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas is merrily outrageous, over-the-top fun. It's a stoner movie, an into-the-night disaster comedy, a string of sex and race jokes that play like casually tossed-off anti-PC firecrackers, an absurdly touching tale of hard-won friendship — and, wouldn't you know it, a 3-D movie that actually works. (The objects and/or substances that come hurling out at the audience include raw eggs, traffic-construction barrels, and great thick clouds of marijuana smoke.) Harold (John Cho), a Wall Street investment banker who is now a happily married bourgeois citizen, and Kumar (Kal Penn), still a mopy slacker who builds every day around his beloved bong, have now been around for long enough that, at one point, the two actually get chided for being ''old.'' The prospect of another Harold and Kumar excellent adventure sounds like a sequel that no one really needed, but the series, it turns out, isn't just running on fumes (except, of course, for the illegal kind). This third H&K movie may be the wittiest, and liveliest, one yet. Read More...



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