The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)
Critic Consensus: The Spy Who Dumped Me isn't the funniest or most inventive spy comedy, but Kate McKinnon remains as compulsively watchable as ever.
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The Bourne Identity becomes somewhat essential late summer viewing for one reason and one reason alone: Kate McKinnon.
Thank goodness for McKinnon, who launches this middling material to greater heights through her own sheer will. Now that's a superpower.
Comedies and spy thrillers aren't inherently incompatible but it takes a deft hand and a well-honed script to successfully merge the two and The Spy Who Dumped Me has neither.
The Spy Who Dumped Me isn't quite sure what it wants to be, though that's not always the worst thing: You might call it an ambitious hybrid.
The movie runs out of plot and jokes well before the end of a two-hour running time, long for a light comedy.
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A pretty good team up (Kunis and McKinnon) with pretty good chemistry and a premise to hold our interest through. Somehow though something gets lost ... connection perhaps. Rate this as a spy spoof that achieves "almost". Anyhow, McKinnon STILL is lacking a script that can carry her unique talents. And as for Kunis I understand Bad Moms or Book of Eli is the way to go. The guys do the James Bond/action star okay, but fail at the international lover tag. The best gag is the Harvard/Yale graduates riff. And the strongest presence in the whole piece comes from Justine Wachsberger, who's simmer is tantalizing.
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