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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Seth Rogen
Jay Chou
Christoph Waltz
Cameron Diaz
Directors
Michel Gondry
Screenwriters
Seth Rogen
Evan Goldberg
Running Time
119 minutes

The Green Hornet
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The Green Hornet

Plot
When his newspaper magnate father dies suddenly, walking screw-up Britt Reid (Rogen) searches for something to do with his life, finding an unorthodox solution by teaming up with martial arts badass-cum-mechanic Kato (Chou) to fight crime as The Green Hornet. But will LA crime boss Chudnofsky (Waltz) take kindly to the masked newcomers?


Verdict
High hopes of magic from the Gondry-Rogen pairing are dashed. Some neat touches aside, this isn’t so much eternal sunshine, more superbad.


Reviewed by William Thomas

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