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Romantic comedy 'Amanda & Jack Go Glamping' provides neither love nor laughs

Romantic comedy 'Amanda & Jack Go Glamping' provides neither love nor laughs

As unpleasant and inert as its protagonist, “Amanda & Jack Go Glamping” is a romantic comedy that lacks both love and laughs — and likable characters. Watching writer-director Brandon Dickerson’s film is akin to traveling with rude, unadventurous people, but at least this trip is only 94 minutes long. Viewers won’t be asking, “Are we there yet?” but “Are we done yet?”

After writing a celebrated debut novel, Jack Spencer (David Arquette) hit a sophomore slump and has just been fired from his nebulous job at a startup. His marriage to Amanda (Amy Acker) is in need of a refresh, and the couple thinks that glamping (a.k.a. luxury camping) is the answer to their relationship...

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