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'R.I.P.D': This comic book adaptation certainly deserves to get ripped

Jeff Bridges, left, and Ryan Reynolds star in "R.I.P.D."
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Jeff Bridges, left, and Ryan Reynolds star in "R.I.P.D."
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Jeff Bridges collects a big paycheck but burns through a good chunk of his reservoir of Oscar-winning good will with “R.I.P.D.,” the worst comic book adaptation since “Jonah Hex.“ I’d say he drags Ryan Reynolds down with him, but Reynolds is an old hand at mediocre movies adapted from that medium. As Nick, he’s a bland and generic Boston cop — morally tested by temptation, murdered by his immoral partner (Kevin Bacon). It’s Bridges, doing ...

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