A sickening sci-fi comedy that has squandered a lot of talented glitches on streaming
Despite much evidence to the contrary, Judd Apatow wasn’t responsible for every single major studio comedy that hit the market in the first two decades of this century. However, many of his associates lent their names The clockso at least there were reasons to be optimistic.
Given the sheer talent that lay within 2012’s mix of sci-fi and loathing, it probably would have been a lot harder to create something horrific, but that’s exactly what we got. The clock landed a meager 16% score on Rotten Tomatoes to go under as one of the lowest-rated Hollywood comedies in a long time while flopping at the box office after barely recouping its $68 million budget.
There was no shortage of potential in the premise either, with a quartet of friends taking their neighborhood watch duties a little too seriously before getting much more than they bargained for when they uncover a full-blown alien invasion lurking in their takes place in the middle.
Even if it sucked 10 years ago and still sucks now The clock has nonetheless convinced Prime Video subscribers on both sides of the Atlantic that this is a film event not to be missed, with FlixPatrol propelling the murky dud to a top 10 in both the UK and US charts -Hit appointed.
Directed by Akiva Schaffer of The Lonely Island, co-written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, produced by Shawn Levy, and stars Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, Rosemarie DeWitt and Doug Jones, buried under prosthetics as usual baffles the mind to think how bad The clock absolutely screwed up when you look at these names and their respective comedic accomplishments.
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