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"Next Day Air" *** (out of four): Smart writing, smart direction, and good acting. Don't believe the marketing - it's not your typical "drug comedy".

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In spite of the surface similarities and marketing spin, "Next Day Air" is not screwball drug comedy in the vein of "Half Baked" and "Pineapple Express". While the plot does center around drugs - in this case a shipment of cocaine that is delivered to the wrong address - this is not an instance where goofball characters pratfall their way through a keystone cops routine. Instead, it is a subtle character study cleverly hidden under a skim coat of dark comedy.

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This looks like it has potential. I like a good comedy that isnt' just a 2 hour long sit com.

said E on May 7, 2009 11:57 PM.
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