When things veer into heavy territory, comic relief quickly enters from stage left at just the right moment.
It’s a formulaic underdog story that, while mostly tiresome and bland, could prove to inspire some of the budding dreamers who watch it.
The plot is thin, the characters shallow and stereotypical, and the laughs nonexistent.
It’s easy to get suckered in by “Office Christmas Party,” a movie with a who’s who cast of accomplished comic actors and a fun sounding holiday theme.
LOUISA: MATT: LOUISA SAYS: I’m still laughing the day after seeing “Masterminds,” the latest wackadoodle comedy from director Jared Hess. This one is an audience
LOUISA: MATT: LOUISA SAYS: There’s an arbitrary sense of nostalgia that unfairly permeates audience perceptions of the new female-centric “Ghostbusters” reboot. I love the