Perhaps Seth Gordon should consider a return to documentaries. His debut film, 2007’s King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters
, revealed him as a director with a knack for telling an offbeat story, and a keen eye for catching subtle character quirks. His first comedy Four Christmases
was a forgettable piece of holiday tripe, and though his follow-up feature Horrible Bosses
showed notable signs of improvement, the tedious and unforgivably overlong Identity Thief
may give Todd Phillips’ Due Date
a run for worst buddy comedy of the decade thus far.
Sandy Bigelow Patterson (Jason Bateman) has a problem. A Denver family man who's alway...