Jenny's idiosyncrasies not only frighten Matt but also make him realize how much he loves Hannah. He calls it off with Jenny, violating the first rule most men learn about women: Never cross a quirky woman with superpowers. In retribution, Jenny inscribes the word "Dick" on his forehead, throws his car out into the sky with "You Suck" scrawled on it and even tosses a shark at him. It's sort of unclear how these scenes are supposed to be funny, but it does seem pretty evident that director Ivan Reitman's days of making successful high budget comedies like
The only redeemable part of this film is Uma Thurman, who nails the role of an angry ex-girlfriend. She adds spice to a misguided production, but her feistiness makes you wonder why she ever falls so hard for the bland Matt in the first place. How does an average Joe get the fun, hot superhero? We're sure bland architects the world over are dying to know.
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