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Second Act proves Jennifer Lopez remains as magnetic as ever on the big screen; unfortunately, the movie's muddled story isn't always worthy of her gifts. Read critic reviews

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Value Shop assistant manager Maya Vargas wants only one thing for her 43rd birthday -- a promotion. While her résumé may not scream upper management, her track record certainly does. Vargas is an innovator who listens to her customers and delivers results. When she loses the job to a college-educated candidate, Maya sets out to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts -- and it's never too late for a second act.

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  • Jan 05, 2019
    I've always enjoyed J.Lo's films, but Second Act comes across as contrived, formulaic and dull, trying too hard to be a feel-good holiday film but fails miserably in delivering what's really a tired and messy story line. She should hold out for better scripts.
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