There’s a pervasive sweetness to Dax Shepard and David Palmer’s turbo-charged rom-com Hit & Run
that helps the film to maintain a satisfying forward momentum even when the laughs are spread out like mile markers on the freeway. And despite the fact that the plot is paper-thin and the direction fairly pedestrian, the playful chemistry between Shepard and co-star Kristen Bell helps to give this breezy distraction a boost of premium fuel when otherwise it would have been running on fumes. So while gearheads and their girlfriends may get the most out of Hit & Run
, the rest of us will still want to see the two likeable protagonists stay in pole position as t...