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For her directorial debut, Lauren Miller Rogen takes a page out of the Adam Sandler playbook, writing a script that permits her to cast family members (husband Seth Rogen) and visit vacation destinations. It’s a smart way to do business, but much like Sandler, the cast and crew are having more fun than the audience. “Like Father” is confused work from Rogen, who previously co-scripted the phone sex comedy “For a Good Time, Call,” and gently dials down her capacity for raunchy business to make a film that’s aiming to please a wide audience, hoping to extract some tears, trigger some belly laughs, and elicit sighs as she enjoys the playground of a massive cruise ship and naturalistic pleasures of Jamaican locations. Rogen’s not trying to do much more than exist with pure formula, and “Like Father” is as vanilla as entertainment gets. I hope Rogen enjoyed the sun, because her movie is a drag. Read the rest at 


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