‘Shotgun Wedding’ Movie Review: Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel Get Stuck In Horrible Dud

A still from 'Shotgun Wedding'

A still from ‘Shotgun Wedding’

Just when you thought 2023 was going to be a good year for movies, along comes a prehistoric shark for company. Shotgun Wedding. It’s also not the kind of existentially bad movie that makes you debate your place in the world. Shotgun Wedding Just awful in a boring, half-hearted way. It’s even more terrifying to see JLO getting caught up in such a humiliating exercise.

Darcy (Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel) are getting married on a beautiful island in the Philippines. As with all weddings, there are things to navigate despite the best efforts of the manager, Marge (from Selena Tan Crazy rich Asians). Darcy doesn’t want her super-rich dad, Robert (Cheech Marin), to pay for it and Tom proves to his in-laws that he’s the right man for their baby girl.

Shotgun Wedding

Director: Jason Moore

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Josh Duhamel, Jennifer Coolidge, Sonia Braga, Cheech Marin, D’Arcy Corden, Lenny Kravitz

Storyline: A destination wedding goes south when pirates enter.

Running time: 100 minutes

Darcy’s sister Jamie (Kelly Hernandez) is a wild child and doesn’t arrive in time to do Darcy’s hair because she’s getting into a not-so-good place with best man Ricky (Desman Borges). With Jamie no longer around to prevent the excesses of his future mother-in-law, Carol (Jennifer Coolidge), Darcy resembles “Kondo” over her head.

Darcy’s parents are separated and between his mother, Renata (Sonia Braga), dismissing Tom as a gromzilla (he wants everything to be the same, including the pineapple core), Robert’s girlfriend Harriet ( D’Arcy complains about Corden) smiling at her. .

To make matters worse, Darcy’s ex-boyfriend, Sean (Lenny Kravitz), crashes the wedding (even though he didn’t RSVP) by helicopter. He hijacks Tom’s speech with sensitive and hilarious memories of his time with Darcy in the Peace Corps in Bali, and charms all the wedding guests, including Tom’s quiet, unassuming father Larry (Steve Coulter).

Then while the guests are waiting for the bride to walk down the aisle, while the happy couple are having a shouting match with lots of “you said” being thrown around, the pirates arrive. are Shotgun Wedding Considered die hard At a wedding… Detective John McClane won’t be saying Yippee-Ki-Yay anytime soon.

Jokes are flatter than yesterday. Athapam And mind blowing isn’t great. It’s a rom-com, an action movie, an action comedy or a Tarantino-style split with blood gout. Sorry to confirm that it does not fall into one of these categories. Shotgun Wedding Lives in his own special cell in hell, where horror movies go to die.

Shotgun Wedding is currently streaming on Lionsgate Play.

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