DVD/Blu-ray Review: Just Go With It

by Eric Melin on June 13, 2011

in Video Reviews

This DVD/Blu-ray review of “Just Go With It” appears on KTKA-49.

Back in February, when I reviewed the new below-average formulaic romcom from Adam Sandler, “Just Go With It,” I complained about how tired and crammed full of cheap jokes it was.

Nothing’s changed there–the unfortunate movie remains the same. And it’s a shame that the chemistry he and co-star Jennifer Aniston have was wasted on such lifeless material.

If there is an upside to this movie, it’s that Sandler and company have treated their fans to a DVD and Blu-ray packed with extra features.

There’s a bit too much mugging from co-star Nick Swarsdon, but Sandler appears on one of two commentary tracks, and there is a lot of other goofing around with he and the cast on a blooper reel and featurettes.

In fact, it looks like being around for the filming of the movie — which shot on location in Hawaii — might have been way more fun than actually watching the final product. If only they could have channeled that into a better script.

Eric is the Editor-in-Chief of Scene-Stealers.com and writes the Screen Stealers column for The Pitch. He’s President of the KCFCC, and drummer for The Dead Girls and Ultimate Fakebook. He is also Air Guitar World Champion Mean Melin. Eric goes to 11. Follow him at:

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