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June 20, 2013

'This is the End' a top summer comedy

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Not every bit works, and the film is more than a little self-referential, but it is fiendishly unique, and it even has some pretty impressive special effects.

“This is the End” has set a fairly high bar for the rest of the summer’s comedies. It will take some doing to top it.

Rental Recommendation: After this, you just have to go and watch the entire lone season of “Freaks and Geeks.” Amazing how all the freaks have become stars. Grade: A+.

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This is the End

Grade: A-

Starring: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jay Baruchel

Rated: R (Vulgar language, violence, gore, drug use, brief nudity, sexual situations, adult themes)

Running time: 107 minutes

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