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The Week Of (film review)

Film: The Week Of
Year: 2018
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: Robert Smigel
Starring: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi
About: Two fathers with opposing personalities come together to celebrate the wedding of their children. They are forced to spend the longest week of their lives together, and the big day cannot come soon enough.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vc0fb3xhFHY

My Review:
Being a fan of Adam Sandler and Chris Rock this film was something in which I just had to see however wasn't really that impressed with unfortunately.

The Week Of is about a father who tries to make his daughter's wedding perfect however with barely any money and everything going wrong will the day be able to still go ahead?

I liked that this film showed which day it was before the wedding so that the audience could fully see the timeline up to the wedding itself and how the father's don't particularly get on and feel that the wedding should be better due to the man's father having money and would have been able to have the wedding no problem instead of sticking with a cheaper wedding which the father of the woman is paying for. I thought this film had a few laughs however mostly from Chris Rock rather than anyone else and I did think that the ending was rather emotional and sweet which I did like about the movie overall.

However, this film was really repetitive all the way through which did make me rather bored of the movie and it was really slow to get into the movie itself which I wasn't a fan of. It also seemed like a lot of the jokes were really cheap and not that funny as a result of it which I did find rather disappointing as a fan of Adam Sandler's. The Week Of also seemed to have one character which was out of a psych ward and it seemed like they were cushioning him too much and mocking people with mental health issues and those with physical disabilities which did make me rather annoyed with the movie.

Overall, it was an okay movie but not a film I could see me watching a lot. This film would be good for those who like Chris Rock and like slow movies and want a really sweet ending. However, this is not one of the best Adam Sandler movies to date and one I was rather disappointed with.

My Rating: 3/5

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