‘Stuber’ Film Review: Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista Stall Out With Deflated Script

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With a title that's almost as lazy as its script, "Stuber" is a lackadaisical attempt at a "woke" buddy-cop comedy that just can't figure out how to fuse together its story with the message it is trying to promote. Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) is a part-time Uber driver - get it? Stu + Uber? - and employee at a sporting goods store where his boss takes constant verbal, at times racist, shots at him. His only bright spots are small, in-between moments where his friend and future business partner Becca (Betty Gilpin) leans on him for comfort whenever she breaks up with whatever meathead . . .
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