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An unexpected holiday treat came up with this new Christmas film, which left me pleasantly surprised. For the last 4 years, every time I have gone to see a new comedy rated above PG, I haven't gone in with the highest of hopes. The problem I'm discovering with the newer comedies that touch on sex comedy are too raunchy, and have little to no tact. I miss the older 80's sex comedies that had the perfect balance of comedy, sex, and circumstances that are halfway believable in real life. This film, almost makes the target! I loved it, and was very happy with the balance it with all two out of three factors. The only part that was hit or miss was the possible real life circumstances, but there were more hits than misses. The story is about Josh Parker (Jason Bateman), who just finished up with a messy divorce, gets a nasty shock when the company he works for is in danger of closing, but in the meantime will layoff 40 percent of the staff. Josh's boss, Clay (T. J. Miller), is equally angry, as his boss and sister, Carol (Jennifer Aniston) taunts Clay there is nothing he do to prevent the layoffs. Clay, hell-bound and determined to keep his branch open as well as keeping all of his employee's, decides to throw a huge Office Christmas Party (despite Carol originally cancelling it) in order to land a contact with a huge investor, Walter Davis (Courtney B. Vance). With the help of Josh, Head of Human Resources Mary (Kate McKinnon), and Head of Tech Tracey Hughes (Olivia Munn) it turns into an Office Party no one will forget anytime soon. This film focused more on laughs, than it did sex, or raunchiness which I really appreciated. I love sex comedies, but I find that it has become more about shock value, than actual laughs. This film didn't do that, it didn't focus of shock value, it focused on being funny, which is the whole point of a comedy. As a result, you get to see many of the true talents of the actors, which is sometimes masked by the shock value in the usual films they do. Extremely funny film, I really enjoyed it and it's just in time for the holiday season.

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