Like Ike Barinholtz’s Chris, Swear off The Oath.

 In Comedy, Everything, Skip, Suspense
Ike Barinholtz and Tiffany Haddish in The Oath.

The Oath

★Directed by Ike Barinholtz★
★Written by Ike Barinholtz★

The review:

I forgot to write a review for this movie and now it’s more than three months later and things are hazy, but I can tell you that there are some funny parts of this, but also that tonally it’s off.* It may that it’s a Too Soon! movie** or that Barinholtz just wants to push buttons that I wasn’t in the mood to have pushed, but I could see people putting in their best effort, but it just didn’t come together. It was interesting to see Haddish play the straight man, so there was that.

The verdict: Skip

Cost: Monthly Disney+/Hulu charge ($8.99)
Where watched: at home

Consider watching instead:

Further sentences:

*Like it’s a dark comedy, but I think a little too dark?
**We did watch it three days after the storming of the capital by domestic terrorists.

Questions:

  • What’s your favorite kind of movie for Tiffany Haddish to star in?
  • Would you take the oath?

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