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Friday, July 27, 2012

The Hack Stamp: THE WATCH

Posted By on July 27, 2012, 10:21 AM

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The new science-fiction comedy The Watch has a few critics needing a thesaurus when describing whether you should watc, see it.---

Blessedly, not too many writers reached lazily for ways to incorporate the film's title into their "commentary". But there were some who simply couldn't resist.
“If this movie wanders into your neighborhood, the only watch that will hold your attention is the timepiece on your wrist.” – Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“This half-baked alien invasion comedy is just barely Watch-able.” – Joe Lozito, Big Picture Big Sound

“…improvisation is definitely The Watch-word…” – Rick Groen, The Globe and Mail

“It's called The Watch … but you may want to reconsider.” – Kimberly Gadette, Doodle

Meanwhile, the week's other wide release -- the dance drama Step Up Revolution -- failed to inspire critics to reach for strained references; well, except for...

“…this fourth installment of the series is still several steps below the original.” – Frank Swietek, One Guy’s Opinion

Way to step up and provide us some material, Frank.

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