It's only January, but one of the worst big-budget films of this year is already in theaters. The decision makers at
Bad acting and directing serve a childish screenplay with tons of mindless action. The rambling story could be an attempt to parody superhero flicks. But it falls so flat it seems to have no purpose at all. Lots of loud explosions and silly shoot-outs follow in gloriously unnecessary 3-D. It becomes a ludicrous demolition derby of a movie that goes nowhere fast.
Don't ask, don't tell, don't bother
What would you do if you caught your best friend's spouse cheating? To tell or not to tell, that is
It's a premise with promise as director
There are some inspired moments, such as Vaughn making an embarrassingly rambling anniversary toast.
The real dilemma as I see it, is will they ever really come out with a sexy electric muscle car as shown in the movie, and where can I get one?
JOHN DEPKO is a retired senior investigator for the Orange County public defender's office. He lives in Costa Mesa and works as a licensed private investigator.