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Blockers Reviews

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August 27, 2018
While it wasn't as funny as I thought it would be, and John Cena isn't quite there yet as a leading man in a movie...it's still funny and it still delivers laughs.
August 26, 2018
Blockers reminds us, albeit comically, that socially and culturally, we have a long way to go when judging boys and girl equally, sexually.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 25, 2018
A fun, modernized teen sex comedy with a hilarious ensemble and a welcoming directorial debut by Kay Cannon.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 24, 2018
Wholly enjoyable from start to finish due in no small part to this exceptional cast.
August 21, 2018
Blockers is what it is, a solid teen sex comedy. While the film does have some noted positives, it really isn't the progressive wonder which the marketing wants it to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 10, 2018
A picture in the spirit of the early Farrelly brothers comedies, where a premise usually functioned as the glue holding together a mass of gross-outs.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 6, 2018
Blockers succeeds when it's being ridiculous and funny, but it's something special when it allows teen girls and single moms and female directors who hardly ever get to participate in the fun of mainstream comedies suddenly get seated at the table.
June 29, 2018
[The actresses] raise the material to an endearing and very enriching level. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 28, 2018
The two narratives ... contrast so effectively for a heartfelt combination, like a mashup of Vacation John Hughes and Sixteen Candles John Hughes.
June 21, 2018
Blockers is a comedy with a lot of heart. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 12, 2018
[Blockers] is an effective comedy that consolidates a dynamic narrative with ferocious gags and punchlines. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 10, 2018
While it doesn't shy away from being crude, the film manages to be touching, observant, socially relevant, and downright hilarious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 6, 2018
This comedy works very well... [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 6, 2018
By giving the parents and the kids equal weight in the story, what could be a bog-standard sex comedy turns into something that could be legitimately moving for some audiences.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 29, 2018
Kay Cannon has made a provocative comedy whose humor and intelligence surpasses all expectations in an age in which political correctness has become a mine field. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 20, 2018
If I had any qualm with the film it was the constant reminders of other Universal films that kept showing up on screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 8, 2018
But rising above the crassness are sporadic moments of genuine emotion, as well as intelligent reflections of parenting and the fear of letting go.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 3, 2018
The comedy accumulates its virtues in its moral and social exposition that was developed with tact, conviction, and credibility. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 30, 2018
Luckily, [director Kay Cannon] applies the same skillfulness that made her scripts so great to her film... [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 26, 2018
Formulaic, knockabout comedies like Blockers need to be executed with precision and conviction...and director Kay Cannon deserves major backslaps for managing to implant a sincere heart amidst all the raunch and mayhem.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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