Excerpt: Dos de los mayores gansos de la comedia USA moderna unen fuerzas para hacernos reír durante un rato… y pasar a otra cosa. Una comedia entretenida, sin más, que no llamará excesivamente la atención dentro del inmenso catálogo genérico en el que se integra.
Excerpt: The problem is that ‘Get Hard,’ contrary to Hart’s defense, isn’t funny; it just doesn’t work, and if it did, no one would mind much how it got those laughs. But “what area it’s coming from” becomes part of that equation, because the people who made it didn’t bother to think through what they were satirizing, what they wanted to say, or how they wanted to say it.
Excerpt: Sometimes it seems like the film is trying to make a point about race and class, but those attempts are ultimately drowned out by an uninspired, thoroughly un-subversive narrative that overly reliant on stereotypes.
Excerpt: Descends so far into racial stereotyping, offhanded homophobia, class division, sexual coarseness and scatological gags that whatever chemistry the stars might have brought to the table is pretty much dissipated.