Failure to Launch (12A)

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A pity we only have two hands: I would like to have covered my eyes and my ears and had another pair in which to cradle my head while this so-called romantic comedy sleepwalked through its dismal motions.

Matthew McConaughey plays a 35-year-old layabout still living at home with mom and dad; Sarah Jessica Parker is the fixer hired by his parents to turn him into a self-sufficient adult. If only there were someone to work the same magic on the dolts who wrote this movie.