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Screener Squad: The Lovebirds

The Lovebirds Movie Review


Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani play a couple who have slowly slid in their relationship towards the end, and at exactly the moment they realize that it’s over, they get caught up in a situation where they have to go on the run rather than be implicated in a murder. Weird Eyes Wide Shut sex cults get involved. Which should be a selling point, right? Sadly, this New Orleans-set action-rom-com never quite reaches the level its stars deserve. Listen to Chris, Max, Hunter, and Davey bemoan how much they wished they liked this better.


DIRECTED BY: Michael Showalter

STARRING: Kumail Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Anna Camp, Paul Sparks, Kyle Bornheimer, Andrene Ward-Hammond, Kelly Murtagh, Moses Storm, Mahdi Cocci, Nicholas X Parsons, Barry Rothbart, Catherine Cohen

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