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Film Review - Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2


In 2009, I gave “Paul Blart: Mall Cop” a mildly positive review. I feel like I’m confessing a crime here, and perhaps to some cinephiles, I am. Yet, beyond the stupidity, there were a few appealing elements to the slapstick comedy that allowed it some sense of life and action other knucklehead endeavors never even bother to achieve. Hitting it big at the box office, the continuing adventures of Paul Blart were put on hold for reasons unknown, with the security stooge waiting six years to return to screens. For an of-the-moment success, that’s an unwise delay. Time also isn’t a friend to the screenplay, which doesn’t even bother with jokes for this unnecessary continuation, finding “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” simply a vehicle for star Kevin James to showcase his ability to wheeze, flop, and mug. No actual punchlines are included. Read the rest at


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