Jon Stewart's new political comedy 'Irresistible' doesn't live up to its title

Jon Stewart's new political comedy 'Irresistible' doesn't live up to its title

No, “Irresistible” is not the smuggest movie ever made.That sounds like an answer without a question, but I suspect almost every viewer will ask some version of it during this strident political satire by former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart.For nearly its entire length, the movie comes off as condescending, particularly about small towns. Without spoiling the ending, I think I can say it does change course, but with a twist so improbable and so late that many viewers — especially ones like me, who grew up in small towns — may already have a bad taste in their mouths about this moderately clev...


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