Friday, February 11, 2011
FILM REVIEW: Just Go With It
Ultimately, I find the trailer is a little misleading. It makes it seem like Sandler's character is just a player trying to manipulate an unfortunate situation to his advantage. But he's just a wayward romantic who wandered down the wrong path after getting his heart broken. If they'd shown the initial rejection in the trailer, moviegoers probably would've been more keen on seeing this scorned man find his way back. And if they played up the bond he had with Aniston that would've helped too.
Final Verdict: I'd recommend renting it. Sandler's finally redeemed himself for the last 7 years of terrorist-fighting hairdressers, semi-homophobic firefighters, and self-absorbed, cancer-stricken stand-up comics. Of course, his next film involves him playing the male and female lead so...