Reese Witherspoon and two of those action type actors star in a film about action and Reese Witherspoon. A film, incidentally, which was directed by Joseph McGinty ‘look what a stupid mononym I’ve got’ Nichol. It’s mostly guns and punches and stuff, so why isn’t it too dreadful?
Why aren’t we famous enough to not need first names?
This week, Reese stars in This Means War, a film where she forces two lifelong friends (and also… spies? Or something. I don’t know. Ask John.) to compete for her love, destroying one another in the process. Hang on a second, haven’t we seen this before? Y’know, Reese Witherspoon systematically ruining the lives of those around her? Let’s investigate.
Free the Best For Film One! (That’s me.)
One minute you’re basking in rapturous applause, gratefully clasping the most coveted of all tiny golden men, and the next, well, you’re teaming up with Ashton Kutcher for yet another kooky road comedy. We explore the terrifying curse of the Best Actress Oscar, and pay homage to those poor souls struck down…