Robert Wm. Gomez's

Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Rating: 
7

This should be an awful movie. The fact that it is producted by Adam Sandler should be enough of a deterrant. But it turns out, as long as Adam Sandler is nowhere near the front of the camera, with his terrible delivery and annoying baby-talk voice, a movie has a chance to be funny. Kevin James knows how to play the title character earnestly, without the Sandler-esqe winks to the camera after every joke. The stupid premise actually works as both a parody of Die Hard or Rambo and as a goofy SNL-type character skit movie.