Movie Reviews

That Awkward Moment
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Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 20:40
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When Mikey (Michael B. Jordan) finds out that his wife wants to leave him, he turns to his buddies Jason (Zac Efron) and Daniel (Miles Teller) for help. Together they decide the best way to deal with this situation is to have a string of one-night stands with no attachment whatsoever. That’s the only way you can avoid ‘that awkward moment’ when a girl decides she wants to get serious. So they make a pact and hit the town together. But then it turns out that (OH MY GOD!) guys can fall in love! Jason falls for a girl called Ellie (Imogen Poots) and Daniel realizes he has feelings for his girl-friend Chelsea (Mackenzie Davis). What to do? Oh, what to do?

While you can hardly ever call a comedy original, this movie by writer-director Tom Gormican is just riddled with clichés and lame dick jokes. While Gormican does manage to keep the dialogues well-paced thanks to a solid cast, it turns out that even that isn’t enough. Do you know when a comedy failed? When the outtakes during the end credits are funnier than the jokes in the movie.