Disappointing Jokes in Masterminds
by Julia Raban
T he title characters in Masterminds do not have an elaborate scheme that they spent hours upon hours perfecting. They barely have a plan. David (Zach Galifianakis) and Kelly (Kristen Wiig) are drivers for an armored car company, who—inspired by another theft—realize there's basically nothing standing between them and millions of dollars.
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Oops. Zach Galifianakis and Kristen Wiig are about to talk to USA TODAY about their new film, "Masterminds," when the camera falls over. Both stars enjoy the moment immensely.
The action comedy "Masterminds" stars Zach Galifianakis as an armored truck driver who is lured by his co-worker (Kristen Wiig) into a heist scheme that points to him as the scapegoat.... For more, visit our blog !