But for many years now, Cage has been earning big paychecks doing a
Over-the-top acting is just the first flaw in this nasty potboiler. Cage plays
There are dozens of slow-motion explosions. Killers crack jokes while blowing their victim's brains out. It's full of endless noise, fury and mean-spirited nonsense. Watching this movie is as obnoxious and pointless as listening to a 90-minute interview with
It's dreadful and ridiculous on every level.
There's something about
Their wives (
What starts as a mildly amusing premise (the guys hit Applebee's for their first wild night on the town) soon sinks into adolescent jokes about body parts, stupid slapstick and a new, decidedly gross low in toilet humor.
Stick around if you can to the ending credits for a truly funny sequence, when pal
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.