Excerpt: Remember Jim Henson? He was this great guy, sort of the ultimate puppeteer, his legacy living on through a plethora of ’80s classics. Well, Your Highness could care less, spoofing the iconic Henson in a sequence that should be considered a pit of embarrassment for James Franco, for Danny McBride...
Excerpt: The Film It sounded like a comedy dream team. Danny McBride would take the lead and re-team with his Pineapple Express costar and "it" actor James Franco for yet another stoner comedy. Oscar winner Natalie Portman and indie cutie Zooey Deschanel would play love interests. What could go wrong?
Excerpt: Looking to capitalize on their success of Pineapple Express the director and stars reunite for Your Highness, a raunchy fantasy comedy. That may be the first time that’s been used to describe a film and, based on the resulting film
Conclusion: 'Your Highness' is an uneven, mostly unfunny, but still somehow entertaining blend of genres. It aims to be a light and dirty comedic love letter to 1980s fantasy flicks, and while not completely successful, its strengths just barely outweigh its flaws.
Excerpt: As it was with his last movie, Pineapple Express , director David Gordon Green is out to deliver an experience that defies categorization. Your Highness is an action film, a fantasy movie, and a comedy rolled into one.
Excerpt: George Washington and Undertow director David Gordon Green once aspired to be the next Terrence Malick. He set his sights lower with 2008’s stoner action-comedy Pineapple Express , and the new sword-and-sorcery send-up Your Highness aims lower still. How low?