Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn bring the laughs to home video in “Snatched.” In theaters, “Detroit” takes a hard-hitting look at a particularly vile aspect of the 1967 riots in that town.
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Amy Schumer, looking to follow up on her 2015 R-Rated comedy “Trainwreck,” might not have matched the exuberance and freshness of that one, nevertheless delivers the goods in “Snatched.”
“Snatched,” R-rated as was “Trainwreck,” is a very funny story of a mother and daughter who are kidnapped while on vacation in Ecuador. What makes it funny is that the daughter Emily, is Amy Schumer and the mother, Linda, is Goldie Hawn. In her first movie appearance in 15 years, Hawn shows she’s still got it.
Both Hawn and Schumer (as well as the rest of the cast) bring the right tone to the dialogue. Comedian Wanda Sykes (Ruth) is on hand with her low-key delivery fitting in fine. Joan Cusack is Ruth’s partner, a former special ops trooper who doesn’t talk, which makes it easy for her not to interfere with the pacing.
It’s funny. It’s fast- paced and it helps that the movie is only 90 minutes long.
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
It’s important to know two things about “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.” First, it’s a Guy Ritchie movie and second, the actor playing King Arthur lacks the charisma necessary to portray one of history’s greatest characters.
This is not a retelling of the traditional Arthurian legend. This is Ritchie’s take on King Arthur, which is good or…
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