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Second Act

#1 Post by ladams888 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:04 pm

Saw this in Kingston Odeon. The story of a woman who found that she could not progress in her career as she had no qualifications and who then suddenly found her dream job when she provided a fake CV. The acting was pretty poor (it starred Jennifer Lopez – need I say more?), the plot was unrealistic, contrived and corny, and it seemed to be condoning fraud. There were some funny moments, but not enough to save the film. 4/10
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Re: Second Act

#2 Post by raj101 » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:11 pm

this story has been done before, you know the score, one half of trading places without the gags really, but with a few extra plot elements that really do require immense suspension of belief.

2 stars, perhaps 3 if you want something positive.

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Re: Second Act

#3 Post by stuartboy » Wed Jan 23, 2019 11:34 pm

I seem to remember a similar film with an almost identical plot.
Vaguely amusing. Biggest gag about birds was in the trailer though.
Mediocre but enjoyed watching. Rubbish ending. And no photos of the real people during the credits. Lol
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Re: Second Act

#4 Post by alythonian » Tue Jan 29, 2019 8:05 am

This was pretty poor. Presume they gave it money just for J Lo? She wasn’t worth it! Poor story , needed a better screenwriter! Ok if you switch your brain off for 90 mins.
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Re: Second Act

#5 Post by prettyxcool » Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:55 pm

Comedy about female empowerment with a twist. Lame storyline though, but funny and sad.

J Lo was ok. But good supporting cast. Better than expected. Feel good film.

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Re: Second Act

#6 Post by Mimoza » Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:07 pm

Cheesy and corny in a good way

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Re: Second Act

#7 Post by mazzaholmes » Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:44 pm

Great, relaxing film with lots of laughs.

And a great twist that gave the film a heartwarming ending.

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