Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis can't save 'Keeping Up With the Joneses'

Zach Galifianakis can't save 'Keeping Up With the Joneses'

A wise person once claimed, “Comparison is the thief of joy” — sage words to keep in mind when worldly, gorgeous, impossibly perfect new neighbors move into the cul-de-sac, as they do in the action-comedy “Keeping Up with the Joneses.” But these Joneses (Jon Hamm and Gal Gadot) aren't exactly what they seem, and have more than a few surprises up their tailored sleeves.

But the biggest surprise of “Keeping Up with the Joneses” is the first credit that pops onto the screen at the end of the film: “Directed by Greg Mottola.” For an action-comedy this shoddily schlocky, one doesn't expect to see the name of the director who...

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