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Sometimes Dumb is Alright (a Tag movie review) | ChrisMaverick dotcom
Usually I try to not give spoilers when I give a movie review. Every once in a while one comes along that's impossible to spoil. This is one of those movies. If you've seen the trailer, then you know the basic plot. A group of five lifelong friends continue to play a game of tag that they began when they were nine into their forties. The game has expanded to the point where as adult who have grown up and moved away from their home town, they now engage in ridiculous acts of subterfuge as they traverse the country attempting to tag each other and they go to all lengths to avoid being tagged and becoming "It". Because what could be worse than being it? Thus, the characters run around tagging each and all manner of slapstick comedy ensues. That's it. That's the entire film! There's really nothing more to it than that. It's pretty dumb. I loved it. I can't tell you that there's a lot of deep meaning in this. On the surface it looks like a silly middle-aged men being stupid comedy. It'