Oh my, the smell coming off this thing.
Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau are both the writers and stars of this ensemble comedy about four couples who go on holiday to a Caribbean island resort: their dreams are of fun, sex and jetskiing, but instead they're dragooned into daily therapeutic workshops that only reveal how dissatisfied they are with one another. If it were a send-up of couples therapy and its absurd language the film would at least be about something, but it hasn't even that much intelligence. In one scene, Vaughn and Favreau do a little back-and-forth improv, and it's not just bad, it's sad – because you remember how terrific they were together years ago in Swingers. Since when they've gained a fair bit of weight and lost whatever comic mojo they once had.Reuse content