‘Good Boys’ is actually pretty good for what it is

‘Good Boys’ is actually pretty good for what it is

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We’re 88Nine’s Justin Barney and Milwaukee Film’s Kpolly. We’re buds, we like cinema — we’re Cinebuds.

This week we’re talking about “Good Boys,” the raunchy comedy that… we surprisingly did not hate. Hear us explain why we didn’t hate it below.

“Good Boys”

So we’ll be honest: There aren’t a lot of worthwhile films in theaters right now that we already haven’t discussed on this podcast. So as a result, this week we saw “Good Boys,” the latest comedy from Seth Rogen and company. And you know what? It wasn’t terrible. You know what you’re getting when you see it — lots of scenes of kids saying words they shouldn’t — and yet the movie has heart.

It’s not just raunchy and mean. There are parts of the film that are surprisingly innocent and touching. It had more depth than we imagined. To be clear: We did not love “Good Boys.” It’s not nearly as good as “Booksmart.” But there’s a lot about this movie that worked. We go in depth on this week’s episode.

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