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National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj

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National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj: Alexandra Ioan

National Lampoon's Van Wilder: The Rise of Taj

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
97 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/01/06
performer:
Kal Penn, Lauren Cohan
director:
Mort Nathan
distributor:
MGM
author:
David Drew Gallagher

We gave it a C

Giggly escapades among geeks who triumph in the end, giggly views of cleavage, giggly names for female genitalia, conservative values with an overlay of hound-doggery: Everything old is old again in The Rise of Taj, the rickety extension of 2002’s already rickety Van Wilder. What’s new is that the campus is now in England, and the lead geek isn’t white but rather the Indian good-timer Taj Mahal Badalandabad of the original, once again run through a Peter Sellers imitation machine by the amiable Kal Penn of Harold & Kumar fame.