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Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Internship’

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Owen Wilson & Vince Vaughn in "The Internship (credit: 20th Century Fox)

Owen Wilson & Vince Vaughn in “The Internship (credit: 20th Century Fox)


(KCBS) – KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Internship,” (Dir. Shawn Levy) the latest effort from comedy duo Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson which sees the two deal with the generation gap as interns at Google.

KCBS Entertainment Reporter Jan Wahl:


THE INTERNSHIP (PG-13)

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are a couple of funny guys able to give us witty and sometimes touching characters. This time they are a couple of glib salesmen who have been fired and now facing the question: What can they do to make a living? In a rather impossible plot line, they end up at Google as interns.

We see what an amazing “fantasy land” the Google campus is, as well as our two guys learning app creation, sales and customer service. It’s a weak script that should have been terrific—a good idea brought down to clichés and adolescent humor. Still, we are all hungry for any kind of light comedy right now, and for that…

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Two & 1/2 hats.


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You can hear KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl’s movie reviews on KCBS All News 740AM and 106.9FM Fridays at 8:53am & 4:53pm.

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