Critics Consensus: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance Hits the Skids

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If you're planning on hitting the multiplex over Presidents' Day weekend, you've got a few new options. We've got lovestruck spies ("This Means War," starring Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine), a very little girl ("The Secret World of Arrietty," with voice work from Bridgit Mendler and Amy Poehler), and a combustible biker ("Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance," starring Nicolas Cage and Idris Elba). What if the characters in Mad Magazine's "Spy vs. Spy" duked it out over a woman? That's the basic premise of "This Means War," but unfortunately, critics say its blend of screwball comedy and action is surprisingly flat.Back to Article