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Red Band Trailer for 'The Beach Bum' Looks Pretty Lit

Everything looks better through a cloud of weed smoke.

In the new Red Band trailer for The Beach Bum, Matthew McConaughey stars as Moondog, a dude who lives near the beach, smokes lots of weed, and makes out with Isla Fisher.

THE BEACH BUM [Official Red Band Trailer] - In Theaters March 29, 2019 www.youtube.com

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It looks really good, especially if you like writer/director Harmony Korine's previous work. It's got all his staples–neon lighting, copious drugs, and lots of skin. Seriously, did you see Matthew McConaughey's butt? That's the real Beach Bum.

As with most of Korine's work, it's hard to gauge the film's tone from the trailer. It seems like this might be his take on a stoner comedy, but he's been known to genre-bend and there's a good chance this will end up a lot darker than it seems at first glance.

The supporting cast is pretty impressive too. There's Jonah Hill, Martin Lawrence, and Zac Efron, who's done a complete career 360º since High School Musical to become one of the coolest, most exciting actors working today. Plus, as is essential for anything involving loads of weed, Snoop Dogg will be there as well.

The Beach Bum comes out on March 29th, but until then, you can get into the right mindset by emulating Moondog and smoking lots of weed too. It's pretty much legal now.


Dan Kahan is a writer & screenwriter from Brooklyn, usually rocking a man bun. Find more at dankahanwriter.com


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