Movie Review Jexi
Thursday, 2 January 2020 | Admin
1hr 24mins Comedy
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.
Directed & Written: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Stars: Adam Devine, Alexandra Shipp, Rose Byrne
Metascore (Critics) Rating 3.4/10
The Verge Jesse Hassenger rated iur 4/10 and wrote:
It would be easier to buy Jexiís more intentional absurdities if its reality wasnít so elastic, stretching to accommodate poorly staged large-scale slapstick.
IMDB User Rating 6.1/10
edicion ccq rated it 6/10 and on 1 January 2020 wrote:
Phil (Adam Levine) is really obsessed with his cellphone but the new A.I. of his new phone is about to change his life by making it take risk choices to change his daily routine.
Adam Levine saves the whole movie because he has charisma and he can deliver a joke. He's a good actor for this kind of movie.
It's pretty weird; I would say that you could watch this movie if you're into unrealistic comedy based on how humans are addicted to their phone.
But I also would like to say that it has a good reason why Phil is so addicted to his phone. I think I'm almost like him in some way, maybe that's the reason why I liked the movie even with his unrealistic story.
Perhaps I was in need for a giggle when I watched this, but I have to admit despite all it's faults at least this movie actually made me smile and laugh.
Silly at best but the sort of silly I appreciate. Adam Levine is excellent and holds it all together ably backed up by the delightful Alexandra Shipp.
MGN Rating 7/10