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The Voices Review

Tongue-in-cheek does not quite work alongside murderous intentions. The Voices stumbles over that right out of the gate. As Jerry Hickfang (Ryan Reynolds) stuffs almost an entire slice of pepperoni pizza into his mouth, we are meant to chuckle lightly. The camera lingers there for more time than necessary. Hickfang is similar to that of a gerbil, nibbling away with bite after bite. Reynolds’ patented brand of humour falls on deaf ears once again. His puppy dog eyes can only carry him so far, and if it carried him any further than mediocrity, then colour me impressed. His role as a psychotic, accidental serial killer is ripe for his brand of entertainment but does not prevail for one crucial reason… 

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