Overall Rank: 34057
Average Rating: 1.8/4
# of Ratings: 5
Theatrical Release Date: 10/11/2019
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 01/14/2020
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore
Actors: Rose Byrne, Adam Devine, Michael Peña, Alexandra Shipp, Justin Hartley, Charlyne Yi
Plot: Phil is all about the latest technology, so when his new phone comes equipped with Jexi, a personal assistant and life coach in one, he takes full advantage. But all new technology has a dark side, and when Phil decides to dial back his reliance on technology, Jexi has other ideas. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 01/21/2020
While 2013's "Her" was a well-thought out movie about our dependence on technology and what it would be like if AI could learn to love, "Jexi" is a sorry comedy skit lengthened to almost 90 minutes. Where Spike Jonze used sex as a way of exploring the need for human connection, the screenwriters and filmmakers behind this slipshod shitshow uses it to point out how charger cords kind of fit together like male and female genitals. How very clever and observant.
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/10/2020
I fully admit I went into this film with pretty low expectations. Modern comedies are a tough sell for me - let alone any that try to shoehorn romance into it. But thanks to the genial goofiness of Adam Devine, the deadpan technical assistant delivery from Rose Byrne and some major scene-stealing from Michael Peña and Wanda Sykes, Jexi manages to be a pretty fun ride.
Technology run amuk can be used for both horror or comedy - and Jexi is kind of a mix of both. The horror aspect is realizing just how much people rely on screens - I mean, right now, I'm not only typing this review on my computer, I'm also watching Neflix AND playing a game on my cell phone - oh,and I have a second monitor (though I'm not doing anything else on it... at the moment). Jexi pulls no punches when it comes …
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