The premise behind this sci-fi film called
Click is being able to use a universal remote control
to change your life by fast-forward, pause, or rewind or whatever.
I thought the story was a good idea. It
does take from some classic films like Scrooge and It's
a Wonderful Life.
This is not like Adam's other comedies;
this is more dry and serious.
It gets a little weird--don't ask many
questions--it will all come together at the very end.
is a great premise gone awry--a fantastic comic gimmick that
morphs into a depressing morality tale.
For the first half, Adam Sandler does his
amusing schtick, but that quickly turns into pathos lifted from
several Frank Capra films.
A good cast was wasted on an uneven and
ultimately pointless movie.
The picture Click is a fantasy story
about an overworked architect who's given a remote control that
allows him to magically take command of his messed-up home &
This is an Adam Sandler movie all the way
that ranges from juvenile slapstick humor to adult territory,
blending comedy & drama.
It's not a perfect film and has the usual
amount of mean-spirited gags, but it does have some heart.