Matthew Perry's 'The Odd Couple' Savaged By Critics

February 18, 2015 10:19 AM

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A remake of the classic sitcom and movie about two divorced men who become roommates even though they are polar opposites. Sounds dreadful doesn't it? 'Remake' is enough to send the alarm bells ringing but when you throw in the fact that what we're discussing here is Odd Couple - a remake of the Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau movie now starring Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon - then that's when our palms begin to get clammy.

"[Matthew] Perry's idea of being slovenly is a little extra facial hair. Otherwise he dresses pretty well, even wearing a tie in some scenes. His handling of his speaking parts otherwise is forced and kind of sad," said Ed Bark of Uncle Bark.

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