BLENDED (PG) – Review

Warner Bros. Pictures/Happy Madison

Warner Bros. Pictures/Happy Madison

Warner Bros. Pictures/Happy Madison.

Warner Bros. Pictures/Happy Madison.

2 ½ stars
In a word: Playful

BLENDED reunites star-crossed actors Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore once again, this time as single parents on a familiar and predictable romantic trajectory.

Sandler and Barrymore star as Jim and Lauren, a widower and divorcee (or she’s separated, the film never quite makes it clear) respectively, who first meet on the worst blind date ever. So, naturally, they’re forced to bump into each other again – and again. This second time is where they both learn of a family vacation up for grabs due to a relationship spat between Jim’s boss and Lauren’s best friend. Continue reading

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