2015 comedy

Rating: 7/20

Plot: Two sisters with different personalities throw a party at their parents' home even though some snooty people have already bought it.

Not only is this awful and criminally unfunny, but it's also embarrassing. I'm not sure why Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are even in this thing. Fey's a respected comedy writer, so you'd think she would know bad comedy when she reads it. I can't understand why Fey was drawn to this character who just doesn't fit her personality at all. Poehler's playing the type of character you'd expect her to play, but she's playing it like she's tired of playing characters like that. The duo bounce off each other well, but they're given almost nothing funny to say and do. Clearly, this was an effort to be a Hangover-type comedy, but it fails spectacularly from beginning to end.

I laughed one time. A character is doing an impression, and another character incorrectly guesses that it's an impression of Tim Allen. That was it--my single laugh.

I felt sorry for this movie because it came out the exact same day that the latest Alvin and the Chipmunks movie was released and therefore didn't have a chance at box office success.

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