REVIEW: ‘Game Night’ Entertains Without Achieving Higher Aspirations

BARUCH COLLEGE — First and foremost, Game Night is a fun movie. As an action and comedy film, it takes its premise — a game night gone wrong — and brings it to enjoyable places, though there are cracks that repeatedly make their way into the concoction. There are plenty of hints throughout the 100-minute showtime that indicate the creators were aiming for something a little deeper, but putting that aside, “Game Night” is not a waste of time.