Having posted a contemptible Bulletstorm trailer at work earlier in the day, filled with senseless flips and motherflippers, I was delighted by the restrained swearing in Trading Places. If you artlessly drool non-stop obscenities, like Bulletstorm seems to, it can quickly become tiresome. This is deeply unfortunate as swearing is excellent.
No, Trading Places held back, even stopping itself mid-cuss, until the time was just right. It's this restraint which makes, for example, this simple two-word obscenity--not be watched at work or in polite company--absolutely fantastic. You have to see it context, though. Which you should, because Trading Places is still delightful.
Conkers to Bulletstorm.