When two fathers lose their jobs in product development at a large food company, they are forced to take their sons out of the exclusive Chapman Academy and become stay at home fathers.
Visionary director Darren Aronofsky's (Black Swan) "action spectacular" (Joe Morgenstern, The Wall Street Journal) is being hailed as "a fascinating achievement" (Eric Goldman, IGN) filled with "grit, grace and visual wonders [that] never cease" (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone).
"Russell Crowe has simply never been better" (Pete Hammond, Movieline) as the title character who takes on the monumental task of building the legendary ark, saving the chosen few and surviving the great deluge.
As "Daddy Day Care" starts to catch on, it launches them into a highly competitive rivalry with Chapman Academy's tough-as-nails director who has driven all previous competitors out of business.
Daddy Day Care doesn't rank with the most awful of the Murphy turkeys, but it's definitely flat as a pancake, fueled by bathroom humor, listless pratfalls and recycled, borderline-offensive jokes about the ineptitude of men as caretakers. I'm pretty sure I saw a glimmer of heart once or twice.
If Diesel’s fans are just going for the action scenes, The Wrap‘s Inkoo Kang warned her readers “the editing is occasionally so choppy it’s difficult to discern what’s happening on screen.” “The narrative elasticity of magic — you can do whatever you want, whenever you want, to whomever you want — makes for a weightless story with little logic or stakes.
The convoluted plot feels driven by the special effects instead of the other way around.
debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD July 29, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD July 15th.
Vin Diesel‘s “The Last Witch Hunter” should be the final time he plays this character, according to the majority of critics cursing the fantasy film.
As of Thursday afternoon, the Summit Entertainment release scored a mere 18 percent approval rating from a total of 45 critics counted on Rotten Tomatoes. Bad acting, poor CGI, dense exposition, a bad script, and an overly serious tone for such a silly premise were among the complaints pouring in from outlets posting reviews ahead of the PG-13 action movie directed by Breck Eisner (“The Crazies”), based on an original story its star helped develop.
[img] Out of all the depressing, lowbrow, dark, idiotic, repugnant family movies Eddie Murphy has created and then cursed cinema with. Daddy day care is about 2 men who work at company that make breakfast food.