Jexi Reviews

October 14, 2019
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...
Top Critic
October 14, 2019
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.
October 14, 2019
Lucas and Moore's film is filled with bugs, making it easy to unplug from its attempts to entertain and do literally anything else.
October 13, 2019
Jexi feels hopelessly out of step with the moment. Despite its subject matter, it's a flip phone movie in a smart phone world.
October 12, 2019
Lucas and Moore write some whiplash funny lines, and since the film is just a throwaway, you can enjoy it on a trivial synthetic revenge-of-the-nerd level.
October 11, 2019
Jon Lucas and Scott Moore have figured out how to modernize one of the most traditional and apparently still essential Hollywood tropes: the Crazy Bitch.
October 11, 2019
A benign, artless, nothing of a movie that feels cobbled together with the same app-driven, gig-economy mentality that Phil is trying to disavow.
October 11, 2019
While its mode of argumentation gets weaker as the standard-issue boy-meets-girl-meets-carpe-diem plot progresses, the appealing cast and brisk running time help "Jexi" not wear out its welcome.
October 11, 2019
Unfortunately, the phone can't fix all of the movie's problems.
October 11, 2019
Nearly everything misfires here - bizarrely so, since we can see where the laughs should come, how they would work, and how a more competent movie would get from A to Z.