Jexi

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  • It's hard to tell whether the lack of laughs in Jexi is a bug or a feature, but this AI rom-com is sorely in need of an OS update.
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    Mack RawdenCinemaBlend
    All I really know is I did not like Jexi, and it's hard for me to imagine many other people will.
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    Jackie K. Cooperjackiekcooper.com
    Adam Devine is more enjoyable in small doses - like supporting roles and not leading the charge. Michael Pena, we feel your pain. Come back, all is forgiven - this, Dora, everything!
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    Tim BraytonAlternate Ending
    Spends its time doing all of the tedious, schlocky things that romcoms do, only it does them with a laborious "extremely online" twist.
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    Tim StevensComicsverse
    If you want to make a movie with some regressive, oft-repeated views on technology, at least commit to the bit. Otherwise, don't bother.
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    Stephen GarrettBook & Film Globe
    Buyer beware: smartphones are bad for you. That's the eat-your-veggies premise of the promising but poorly programmed Jexi, a charming, laugh-challenged paranoid comedy about toxic technology and AI sociopathy.
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    Linda CookQuad City Times (Davenport, IA)
    This is an average comedy about a smart (aleck) phone.
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    Louisa MooreScreen Zealots
    Jexi never quite hits comedy gold and is probably better suited for a streaming release, but it's inventive, funny, and enjoyable enough to mildly recommend.
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    Beatrice LoayzaAV Club
    Surely, bland cultural insights can't defeat a film whose main attraction is the promise of stupid, raunchy fun? Reader, Jexi fails even at that...
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    Sandie Angulo ChenCommon Sense Media
    Underwhelming raunchy comedy has tons of language, sex talk.
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    Andrew LapinNPR
    The stranded DeVine, for all his goofy charms as an actor, quickly exhausts our patience; he's in nearly every frame of this movie, and his screen partner is a phone, which means a hell of a lot of mugging for the camera.
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