‘Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle’ is NOT a typical stoner film

John Cho and Kal Penn get high in 'Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle'
John Cho and Kal Penn get high in ‘Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle’

[rating=3]Starring: Kal Penn, John Cho, Paula Garces, Fred Willard, Neil Patrick Harris, Anthony Anderson
Director(s): Danny Leiner
Writer(s): Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg

On the surface Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle is a typical stoner film. On Friday night two twenty-something guys smoke themselves into a wicked case of the munchies, and decide that the only solution is to scarf down as many burgers and fries as it takes to appease their hunger. The catch? The burgers have to be from White Castle, a fast food chain famous for teeny tiny burgers called sliders. Luckily there’s one not far from their New Jersey apartment. Or, there used to be . . .

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