Trailer Tuesday: The Watch

bill bodkin and logan j. fowler don the satin jackets…

Theater, Rent, No Thanks, Undecided: No Thanks. I have a partial feeling that my colleague will strike me down for my rating of this movie, but I’m sorry, nothing about The Watch looks funny to me. I got no chuckles from the trailer and the alien attack comedy has been done better before and recently with Attack the Block. Also, I am one of the people that think (unless he’s under his own direction) Ben Stiller isn’t that funny. He’s a key player here so that kind of turns me off too. So lump all these things together and you kind of get the sense that I really have no interest in this movie. Pass.

Theater, Rent, No Thanks, Undecided: Rent. I will disagree with my TT partner about seeing this movie — however, I totally see his point. If you watch the trailer you see on TV, the first one posted here, you don’t get a lot out of it. However, the “red band” trailer offers a lot more. I got quite a few laughs out of this, which definitely took this out of “no thanks category” I have filed recent Vaughn and Stiller starring movies like The Dilemma and Tower Heist. Yet, even after viewing this trailer, I feel, like my TT partner, that this film has been done better recently, in particular with the underrated UK gem, Attack the Block. This’ll be a solid rent, good for a handful of chuckles. –BB

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