Thursday, February 19, 2015
Hot Tub Time Machine 2 is one of the worst films of the year, and we're still in February. Movie gods, hear our pleas!
Review by Matt CummingsIt doesn't happen too often when I can call a film dead on arrival, but in the case of the franchise-killing Hot Tub Time Machine 2, I can both confidently state its supreme and utter lack of worth, while urging you to stay away at any cost. Jumping off from the end of 2010's Hot Tub Time Machine, Lou (Rob Coddry) and Nick (Craig Robinson) have made fabulous wealth over the years from their stealing of other people's intellectual property before they themselves had a chance to make it. Meanwhile, Lou's son Jacob (Clark Duke) hasn't taken advantage, relegated instead to being Lou's butler and Adam (John Cusak) is nowhere to be found. But as a guest at Lou's party shoots one of them in their privates, the trio must set off in the time machine to find the murderer, finding themselves in 2025 and meeting up with Adam's son (Adam Scott). As the guys booze and party their way in the future, they must alter the past by fixing the future, which is really the present...or so they want us to think. Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @SandwichJohnFilms, and follow author Matt Cummings at @mfc90125.