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A Movie a Day, Day 85: Adam McKay’s The Other Guys

It’s hard to know what to see sometimes when you don’t read reviews in advance, since trailers can be so unreliable.

A Movie a Day, Day 85: The Other Guys
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It’s hard to know what to see sometimes when you don’t read reviews in advance, since trailers can be so unreliable. Exhibit A: The Other Guys, which sucked the wind right out of my sails yesterday. It’s not easy to come up with a car chase/urban gun battle that defies the laws of gravity, nature, and common sense more than what’s routinely issued by Hollywood these days, but the movie’s opening succeeds. Better yet, the cops who performed those hot-dog heroics weren’t our main characters. Our heroes are, as promised, the other guys: a pair of mismatched desk jockeys.

Click here for the rest of my review.

This article was originally published on The House Next Door.

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