enjoy the bad reviews as much as the movie. People are saying things like "I wish there had been more of a story..." Yeah, because hip comedies, like their indie movies, NEED A STORY! Come on, people...it's about absurd office antics around the Christmas Holidays and how one lad and his team attempt to save the company and all the jobs therein. It is a typical "OFFICE" comedy (if you don't know the franchise, check up on that first) featuring typical Jason Bateman-style gags. Lots of adult and "bathroom" humor....lots of moments so stupid that they are HILARIOUS!
If you have never worked for a large corp or in a big office setting, you might not get the reasons BEHIND the GAGS. Especially the running HR gag. Human resource managers are just over-paid glorified clerks. They are there not to help employees, but to help the company control the employees. This is about the PARTY that Human Resources would never condone! It is IN the face of the HR clerks. And, having worked in similar environments, I LOVED IT! It is PARTY movie, so yeah, you will see many modern PARTY references. Hey, some of it is distasteful. That is the point. This is about OFFICE PARTY today...not about your grandma's office party! So grab some popcorn, beers, hot chicks...and enjoy this Office Christmas Party like you are there!!!! This was released in the 2016 Christmas movie season, so right now, it is kind of OUT OF SEASON...but I just watched it and found it funny,even in may.