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Although the production is too long and overreaches, it has a bizarre, crazy appeal that’s difficult to shrug off.
This superficial and lightweight approach might make for adequate TV viewing but it functions more as a clumsy tease than a satisfying motion picture.
Despite a committed performance from Mackenzie Davis, the film corkscrews into a death spiral of trite dialogue meant to obfuscate the lack of a meaningful narrative.
Falls prey to two common problems: (1) predictable, uninspired humor, and (2) inept attempts to inject drama into the proceedings during the last act.
An old-fashioned character piece, more dramatic than comedic in tone but leavened with occasional humor.
Its ability to tickle the funny bone and warm the heart allow it to work as a traditional rom-com even if the participants are older than is the norm for the genre.
This clumsy, straightforward caper comedy is neither funny nor clever and leaves no lasting impression beyond the desire to warn people to stay away.
Despite lacking the freshness of 2016 feature, the sequel is funny, energetic, and determined not to take itself seriously.
Too dispiriting to be painful and too pointless to deserve the effort necessary for an additional word of opprobrium.
If the most important thing in any coming-of-age story is for the main character to evolve, "Measure of a Man" gets it right.