A Hefty Meaning From A Wimpy Kid

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Theatrical release poster. 20th Century Fox.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

Opened: August 3rd, 2012

Runtime: 1 hr, 34 min

Viewed: August 3rd, 2012. 9:40 P.M.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days, the franchise’s third film, continues to follow Greg Heffley, played by Zachary Gordon, on his journey through the awkward pre-adolescent stage of his life. For a fan of the franchise, one might feel a little trepidation of this film due to the growth spurt Gordon is going through. However, older looking or not, he still has that same juvenile magic that makes him so charming an actor. He just has slightly older kid problems. Like crushing on Holly Hills (Peyton List) or dealing with the fracture in his relationship with his father, Frank (Steve Zahn).

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The Watch is Watchable

 

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Theatrical release poster. 20th Century Fox.

 

The Watch

Opened: July 27th, 2012

Runtime: 1 hr, 42 min

Viewed: August 1st, 2012. 9:55 P.M.

The Watch follows the story of four guys brought together to form a neighborhood watch after a citizen of their town had been brutally murdered. By aliens. This comedy brings together some of the most comical men in film. Ben Stiller plays Evan Trautwig, Vince Vaughn plays Bob “with a B” Finnerty, Jonah Hill plays Franklin and Richard Ayoade plays Jamarcus. Ayoade is perhaps the only unknown, but he is able to keep up with the comic styling of Stiller, Vaughn and Hill.

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