DVD/Blu-ray: This Means War (12)


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What on earth's happened to Reese Witherspoon and the actress that shone in Alexander Payne's Election?

Here she plays yet another vacuous love interest, Lauren, who cannot choose between two dismal suitors, Chris Pine's smug FDR or Tom Hardy's earnest Tuck. The "joke" is that Lauren doesn't know that these two imbeciles are not only secret agents but best pals also. There isn't one scene in this cynical, gag-free and depressing rom-com that isn't just plain horrible…