Excerpt: YOUR HIGHNESS Your Highness plays like a dirty-joke blooper reel made by the cast of a junky sword-and-sorcery epic, streaked with carelessly contemporary-sounding blue humor, blunt profanity replacing the naughty-naughty, tankard-sloshing, heaving-bosom ribaldry that goes with the period setting.
Excerpt: Certainly one of the oddest comedies to emerge from a major Hollywood studio in recent years, Your Highness is an earnest, messy and often quite funny attempt to lampoon a genre that’s already fairly close to parody: the big-budget fantasy film. The movie’s creative team—which includes...
Excerpt: In this dreadfully unfunny stoner flick, two medieval princes ( James Franco , Danny McBride ) journey to rescue a virgin ( Zooey Deschanel ) from an evil wizard. En route, they confront — then befriend — a feisty archer ( Natalie Portman ) bent on vengeance.
Lord of the bongs: stoner fantasy 'Your Highness' runs on fumes
Las Vegas Weekly
6 April 2011
Excerpt: Written by Danny McBride and his frequent collaborator Ben Best, Your Highness takes McBride’s standard comedic persona (an overconfident layabout) and transports it to a sword-and-sorcery setting.