The Lost City is an action-adventure comedy directed by the Nee brothers, who co-wrote the screenplay with Oren Uziel and Dana Fox, from a story conceived by Seth Gordon. The Lost City focuses on a novelist and her cover model, who must escape a billionaire and find the lost ancient city depicted in one of her novels. I knew this would be a feel-good story so I was very much looking forward to seeing it.  The Lost City did not let me down.

Loretta Sage (Sandra Bullock) is a grumpy middle-aged author who writes romance-adventure novels centered around a fictional hero named Dash McMahon who is portrayed by cover model Alan Caprison/Dash McMahon (Channing Tatum). Loretta’s publisher, Beth Hatten (Da’Vine Joy Randolph), insists that she must embark on a book tour with Alan as an effort to relieve Loretta of her reclusiveness.

After a disastrous start, mostly due…

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