Friday, February 18, 2011

On "Just Go With It"

From The Dispatch:
It’s a predictable story line, but its stars carry it well. And while the film has a tendency to veer into Sandler’s signature brand of low comedy, for the most part it is an agile and entertaining work. Based on the play “Cactus Flower” by Abe Burrows, “Just Go With It” has clear roots in theatrical farce, and it plays those roots well. The cast is appealing, with Aniston making a terrific straight foil for her longtime friend Sandler, and Nicole Kidman has a ball with an unexpected appearance as Catherine’s self-obsessed college nemesis, Devlin (whose name becomes an amusing scatological euphemism for Catherine’s adorable children).
Click here to read my full review.

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