Kate is a young woman subscribed to bad decisions. Working as an elf in a year round Christmas store is not good for the wannabe singer. However, she meets Tom there. Her life takes a new turn. For Kate, it seems too good to be true.
When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
Talitha Eliana Bateman
Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
Phil has a major dependency issue - he's addicted to his phone. He has no friends, he has a job writing pop culture "Top 10" lists, and his love life is non-existent. But his Facebook status is about to change. When he is forced to upgrade his phone, the latest model comes with an unexpected feature...Jexi - an A.I. life coach, virtual assistant and cheerleader. With her help, Phil begins to get a real life. But as he becomes less dependent on his phone, Jexi's artificial intelligence morphs into a tech nightmare determined to keep Phil all to herself, even if it means ruining his chances of finding success.
Phil shares the same San Francisco apartment building as Eddie Brock in Venom (2018). See more »
There is stock footage of San Francisco playing to transition to a morning scene half way though the movie. One scene is a 'sunrise' of the bay bridge. The stock footage is a sunset, rather than sunrise because the sun is setting in the west and not rising in the east of San Francisco. See more »
Never Tries To Be More Than 80 Minutes Of Raunchy Escapism
I actually respect this enjoyable little trifle because it never promises or tries to be more than what it is: 80 minutes of mindless fluff/escapism. Sometimes that's all you need.
I live in an EU country where this movie is not scheduled to be shown (if is to be believed, I'd have to go to Hungary to see in it a theatre!). What we normally get from America in our big cinemas are the Hollywood big-budget comic-book/big-name blockbusters. I got coerced into seeing "Ad Astra" and "The Irishman and hated them both.
"Jexi" is SO not my kind of movie! I tend to watch stuff from my country (the cerebral stuff; but we produce our share of crap, too) and our neighbouring countries, most of which is not in English and will never be shown in America except in Art Houses with subtitles.
My favourite English-language films so far this year have been "The Nightingale" (Australia), "The Lighthouse" (Canada?), "Jojo Rabbit" (New Zealand?), and "Official Secrets" (UK).
Most of them are rather dark/brutal (even "Jojo Rabbit" is not all comedy), so "Jexi" was just what I needed: to shut off my brain for 80 minutes. Some of the jokes are laugh-out-loud funny. I particularly liked one about Bernie Sanders. I'd never heard of Adam Devine (some of the reviews here really dislike his previous work; I was surprised to learn that he is 36 and has 63 credits , none of which I have heard of) and thought he did an above-average job with the screen play handed to him.
Not everything can have Anthony Hopkins or Quentin Tarantino or Brad Pitt (wait: maybe everything CAN have Brad Pitt) or Robert DeNiro or Jennifer Lopez or Al Pacino, so these little five-million-dollar-budget movies have their place. Definitely not for everyone!
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