“The Internship”June 15th, 2013 at 10:55 am by Sy Becker under A Look at the Movies
1 Hour 55 Minutes
Vince Vaughn,Owen Wilson,Rose Byrne
I learned a long time ago that Summer comedies should never be too original. And the stars should never do anything we’re not completely familiar with. Which makes “The Internship” just the right blend of agreeable, forgettable fluff. To keep the cliché’s and stereotypes timely, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson play victims of the technology revolution.
You know the drill when they compete for Google Internships with the more technically literate kids half their age.
Vaughn has a familiar role to play as the well meaning big mouth whose got a knack for rubbing those in charge the wrong way.
Nothing much that happens catches you even remotely by surprise as Vaughn and Wilson show their old school street smarts are more than a match for these computer age kids.
“The Internship” might have skipped dabbling in romance altogether If not for a mild chemistry between Wilson and Rose Byrne.
Some scattered moments of humor only adds to the picture’s pleasant appeal, even thought “The Internship” gives you just enough for your money to squeeze by with three stars.
You’ll get an education in the flimsy standards set for Summer comedies.