Rating: R Stars: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zack Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong Writers: Craig Mazin & Scot Armstrong & Todd Phillips, based on characters created by John Lucas & Scott Moore Director: Todd Phillips Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: May 26, 2011 THE HANGOVER PART II isn’t especially funny. Don’t misunderstand – the movie isn’t direly un-funny like (random comparison) COP OUT. It’s genial, it has a plot that trots along decently, a good cast and gorgeous Thailand scenery. Still, it is struck somewhere between past glory that it can’t recreate and a new scenario that is better for […]Read On »
Finally, a better look at the hotly anticipated THE HANGOVER PART II which arrives in theaters May 26, 2011. Following on the heels of the surprise summer sequel THE HANGOVER, the latest installment starring Bradley Cooper, Zack Galifianakis and Ed Helms hews closely to the formula that made the original work – namely a drunk night out where our trio of losers can’t remember what happened. This time, they wake up in Thailand. Todd Phillips once again returns to the director’s chair. Check out the first look at the theatrical trailer below.
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