The story revolves around Lisa, an aging Olympic softball star, who gets cut from Team USA and finds herself trying to figure her life out. Her life happens to run into a pair of guys at very different stations in life. Matty is a star pitcher for the Washington Nationals who likes to womanize but is transfixed by Lisa for some reason, while George is a mid-level corporate banker daddy’s boy that is being sued by the U.S. government. A love triangle ensues and you can probably already guess what happens.
Now positives first, and there really is only one, in that Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson are able to squeeze out a laugh or two here and there simply because they are both talented comedians. Other than that there isn’t a whole lot to like or laugh at. I mean, the movie fucking neuters Jack Nicholson into being anything but mildly amusing throughout most of the proceedings. [Read more...]