Complaints about his hometown are this privileged protagonist’s mantra of choice. But at least there’s Jeff Bridges.
In an absurd, one-of-a-kind comedy, a slacker gets trapped in a living room contraption of his own making.
ROEPER: A bank robbery sets off a chain of bizarre, occasionally wickedly funny events until story runs out of steam and limps across the finish line.
ROEPER: Aubrey Plaza creates empathy for an alternately charming and pathetic stalker, and Elizabeth Olsen is perfectly cast as her social media idol.
ROEPER: Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson impossible to like in “Midnight Run” knockoff that’s stale and at times offensive.
ROEPER: Playing a twangy criminal mastermind comes easily to Channing Tatum, leading a fun ensemble of goofballs.
ROEPER: It’s easy to root for Danielle Macdonald, an absolute force in the title role.