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A Watched Plot Never Boils

Advantages: Solid effects and few laughs.
Disadvantages: The direction is limp, the writing is lazy and the performances are phoned-in.

...Evan is the uptight manager of a branch of Costco. When the store?s security guard is killed in mysterious and gooey circumstances, Evan sets up a neighbourhood watch group to investigate. But loud-mouthed Bob, police-force reject and gun nut Franklin and divorced Brit Jamarcus turn out to be more interested in male bonding than crime-fighting. But when they discover that extraterrestrials are...

afy9mab 03.06.2013 17:53 · Read review
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Review of The Watch (DVD)

The Watch

Advantages: One for when nothing else is on
Disadvantages: Just falls short in general

...The Watch is a sci fi comedy set against the backdrop of middle class surburbia. Our 4 wannabe heroes (Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade) set up a neighbourhood watch team to bring a bit of spice to their otherwise boring lives. They soon uncover an alien conspiracy to over run their town and then the world, and they step in to save mankind. A good old simple underdog story...

BrundleFilm 11.03.2013 10:05 (11.03.2013 10:07) · Read review
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Review of The Watch (DVD)

Would you want these guys watching your back?!

Advantages: Decent plot and characters, special effects
Disadvantages: Over the top with its offensive comedy

...I'm generally a fan of anything these guys touch: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill. There were a string of puerile comedies with these actors and others at the helm over the past decade or so that have been brilliant, just what I've wanted. I know I'm never going to get amazing deep plot development or a moving drama, but I like watching immature comedy from time to time. The problem...

pmcds 02.01.2014 10:54 · Read review
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