A Good Old Fashioned Orgy ★★★

Going into A Good Old Fashioned Orgy I foresaw only two outcomes. It would either be one of the worst movies I've ever seen or it would be passable. Much to my surprise it was a little better than passable and actually pokes it's head into decent territory.

This Jason Sudeikis starrer is the story of a group of 30 something friends who like to have themed parties at Eric's (Sudeikis) house. When Eric's dad tells him he's put the house on the market they decide to throw one last party. It takes some convincing but they decide on an orgy.

Now I know a lot people probably see the cast list and say fuck that. It's a perfectly natural reaction to former SNL members, girls who look vaguely familiar, and guys who were in that thing. I mean when Jason Sudeikis is your star you can't expect much right? Well nowadays when it comes to raunchy comedies I feel I just judge them on the did I laugh factor. There's no denying this film is poorly written, sloppy, and uneven but I did laugh. Several times actually, and really hard on a scene involving a toe cramp during sex because fuck I've been there man.

A Good Old Fashioned Orgy is a film that was stupid when the idea was conceived, but all I wanted to do is laugh and I did. The odds of anybody involved with this film winning any major acting awards is slim to none, but I wouldn't say I have an issue with any one of them. They're all fine for what they do, even if it is average comedies. I think most people will probably hate it, but if you find the occasional SNL skit funny or didn't think a film like We're the Millers was bad give it a go. Laughing at a stupid comedy never hurt anybody.

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