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original title: Game Night
duration: 1h 40min
tags: This is not a game.
keywords: kidnapping, blackcomedy, gamenight, husbandwiferelationship, boardgame, game, brotherbrotherrelationship, plottwist, violence, tryingtoconceive, referencetoedwardnorton, referencetotheincrediblehulk,
This movie is downright hilarious at times, and when it's not making you laugh out loud it's making you chuckle throughout which makes for a fun ride all the way through. The cast all work well together with the standout being Rachel McAdams being the standout to me, like she is in most of her films. The running gag of that one guy trying to figure out which celebrity his wife slept with was consistently funny with the payoff being absolutely hysterical. It was also nice to see Michael C. Hall in it. I haven't seen him since "Dexter" wrapped and I always love seeing him. Super under appreciated talent in my opinion. The writing was clever and funny, the direction was surprisingly very good, especially for a comedy. Some scenes were shot and edited so well it kind of left my jaw hanging.
As for negatives, the plot is a bit predictable at times. They try to give a big twist near the end with that weird cop played by Todd from "Breaking Bad" that I figured out pretty quickly. It also gets a bit over the top near the end, kind of like the first "Ted". It's nothing new or groundbreaking, it's just an enjoyable, well written and shot comedy that will make you laugh throughout. It knows what it is, succeeds in what it is, and celebrates what it is.
Final verdict: 7/10 Nice film in places but slightly silly finale which I think spoiled things and meant I gave lower rating. There are chuckles here and there, but a striking absence of belly laughs; Girls Trip it