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Film Review - Hot Pursuit

HOT PURSUIT Sofia Vergara

Attempting to make an action comedy, “Hot Pursuit” decides on overkill as a surefire way to laughs and thrills. It’s the latest effort from director Anne Fletcher, who keeps getting hired to helm funny pictures despite a spotty track record (“27 Dresses,” “The Proposal,” “The Guilt Trip”), only here there’s a manic energy to manage. Instead of taking it slowly, developing intricate stunt sequences and massaging punchlines, Fletcher encourages broad antics and chunky pratfalls one would expect to find on an elementary school playground. “Hot Pursuit” isn’t funny or exciting, it’s just loud, gifting stars Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara a holiday to let loose with caricatures, trusting volume to be the cure-all for a dud script. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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