SLAPSTICK TO BE A REAL TURKEY SEQUEL PROVES
slapstick, with most of the gags coming at Brad’s expense.
What of the women? One of the daughters is an unlovable mean girl; one’s her gullible follower. Sara does little more than complain about the mess they make. And Brad’s new wife Karen (Alessandra Ambrosio) is silent almost the entire picture.
In the last of its clumsy contrivances, Daddy’s Home 2 traps all its squabbling characters in a lobby full of Christmas decorations, then builds a set piece around that ’80s classic of well-intentioned cultural ignorance, Do They Know It’s Christmas?
Why not close this turkey of a film with one of the holiday season’s most annoying songs? – Hollywood Reporter