Movie Review

December 27, 2012

'This is 40' fits that demographic just right


Megan Fox and Charlyne Yi (“House”) have some amusing moments as Debbie’s questionably effective employees, while Melissa McCarthy (“Bridesmaids”) appears only briefly, as the parent of a boy who crosses young Sadie, but boasts one of the film’s most hilarious scenes.

“This is 40” doesn’t have much of a narrative, it’s a little messy and runs a bit too long. Its target audience will be able to relate to it completely, however, and will leave the theater laughing.

Rental Recommendation: For a romantic comedy with absolutely no feel-good moments, try “War of the Roses.” Grade: B-plus.

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"This is 40" 

Grade: B-plus 

Starring: Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd, Albert Brooks 

Rated: R (for sexual content, crude humor, pervasive language and some drug material) 

Running time: 134 minutes


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