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This Means War

Overview


Genre :

Action, Comedy

Release Date :

February 17, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

McG

Starring :

Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy, Chelsea Handler, Til Schweiger, John Paul Ruttan, Valin Shinyei, Angela Bassett, Laura Vandervoort

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Review rate : D

“..yes, This Means War is that dumb. Worse, it thinks you are, too..”
by Justin Strout [Orlando Weekly]
Review rate : D+

“..this one is just depressing..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..the result is 98 minutes of moronic stupidity already being labeled on the Internet as "the worst movie of the year"..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
Review rate : C+

“..the film's action scenes are edited in such a manic, quick-cut fashion that they become almost laughably incoherent..”
by Thomas Leupp [Hollywood.Com]
“..some films have certain scenes that need to be redone, but on This Means War the whole picture should have been sent back for a reshoot..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
1.5 of 5

“..sexual tension mixed with sharp dialogue, just the kind of aphrodisiac that heats up great screwball comedy..”
by Kathleen Murphy [MSN Movies]
Review rate : D

“..seems so concerned with being the best product, it doesn't even know how to be good trash..”
by R. Kurt Osenlund [Slant Magazine]
“..neglecting to do anything surprising or delightful to actually seduce that audience..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
1.5 of 5

“..looks like it might return McG to that kind of superficial, silly entertainment..”
by Josh Bell [Las Vegas Weekly]
1 of 5

“..just like FDR, the whole thing is slick and handsome and rotten at the core..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
“..it feels more like an arm-wrestling match than a full-blown war..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
Review rate : B

“..has been assembled with all the haphazardness of an amateur science experiment..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..has a script whose sensible parts would fit on a napkin with enough room left over for the Gettysburg Address..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
“..could be the battle-cry of anyone who buys a ticket to this mess..”
by Marshall Fine [Hollywood & Fine]
Review rate : C
Reviewed by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]

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