Thursday movie roundup: ‘Hangover III’ stinks
Published: June 6, 2013 12:12PM
Updated: May 23, 2013 01:54PM
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This undated publicity photo released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows, from left, Justin Bartha as Doug, Zach Galfianakis as Alan, Ed Helms as Stu and Bradley Cooper as Phil in "The Hangover Part III." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

How to sum up “The Hangover Part III” (which opens today) in three words?

Just. Bloody Awful.

The third installment of the raunchy comedy series isn’t as blatantly offensive as its predecessors, but it’s more violent and less funny. (Here’s the review.)

It also doesn’t have the sexually explicit content that got Brewvies Cinema Pub in trouble with the Department of Alcohol Beverage Control two years ago. Brewvies was found in violation of state law involving nudity at liquor licence-holders, and had to pay a hefty fine.

Brewvies’ Andrew Murphy points out that is the only DABC violation the theater/bar has ever had, and “we are confident that with our extra precautions and an evolving DABC, that kind of thing won’t happen again.”