After Dave Skylark (James Franco), a talk show host, lands an interview with Kim Jong Un, he and his executive producer (Seth Rogen) are recruited by the CIA to assassinate him.
This movie was another big disappointment. I was expecting this movie to be great and stand out from the rest of those laugh-out-loud comedies that have flopped, but it wasn’t. The acting in the movie was very bad, especially James Franco. I expected James Franco and Seth Rogen to be a hilarious and unforgettable duo, but instead most of their humor was just tiring and unfunny. Almost all the humor felt the same, and nothing really made me crack up, except for one very hilarious scene at the beginning of the movie. Besides that, the humor didn’t work. The action felt goofy and bland, and trying to be hilarious, but again, nothing was funny about it. The actors in this movie are all great, but in this movie, their talent was put to waste. The script was bad, it was rushed at parts, and the comedy felt repetitive and boring. A lot of the story felt cliche and predictable. There was nothing special about it, and I expected more from a Seth Rogen/Evan Goldberg comedy, since I loved This is the End and many of their other comedies.
So overall, The Interview is a disappointing, bland, unfunny, and predictable comedy that puts the directors and actors’ talents to waste. If you’re looking for a fun and hilarious comedy, don’t pick this.