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Review- “Neighbors” - sure to be one of summer’s best comedies

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Neighbors (movie)


In this movie, two new parents, Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) get a fraternity as neighbors after thinking it was going to be the home of their dreams.

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What starts off as a good relationship between the neighbors, quickly turns ugly when war is started between the new parents and the fraternity led by Teddy (Zac Efron) and Pete (Dave Franco). Of course, with each prank that is done, it start to escalate and things get out of hand really fast.

On the surface, this movie looks like it’s one of those movies that is either going to be really funny or really bad. Thankfully, it’s on the really funny side. And you really shouldn’t expect anything less when you have Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne as two of your leads. Dave Franco and Zac Efron certainly carried their own showing great chemistry with each other and opposite Rogen and Bryne.

What sets this movie apart from some of the other comedies coming out this year, is that this movie is a movie you can see with your friends and that it’s going to be one of those movies that you will be quoting and talking about even after you’ve left the theater. A lot of other comedies this year are comedies that anyone of any age could watch. While this one relates to a certain audience and really goes out of the way to make sure that they like it.

Now of course, what kind of comedy would it be without some kind of moral. While this movie is mainly focusing on the comedy and the war between the two neighbors, it does talk about something that we all struggle with at some point of our lives and that is growing up (when you are in college) and wanting to be young again (when you are grown up). It’s a struggle that we have all endured at some point or will be going through at some point in our lives.

This movie falls into the type of movies that we have come to love from Seth Rogen. They have a lot of crude jokes and humor that some may find offense. Pretty much, if you don’t like the movies like Superbad, 40 Year Old Virgin, or This is the End, then this movie may not before you. If you love these movies, then you will this movie too.

Neighbors stars Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron, and Dave Franco and is rated R.

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