'The Call' Reviews, Bon Jovi's 'What About Now,' Hurts' 'Exile,' 'Spring Breakers' And More: The Week In Ouch

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

Bon Jovi made a lackluster return this week with their 12th studio album "What About Now." Though the album sticks close to a familiar sound for the group, it lacked the focus and energy of their previous projects. Eric Clapton's "Old Sock" was praised for its soothing tracks, but the jump in genres was a bit jarring for some reviewers. Rachel Zeffira's "The Deserters" was marked as a little boring at times and Hurts' "Exile" debuted to fairly mixed reviews with it's greatest praise coming from the slick production of the album's tracks.

In movies, "The Call" fell victim to a ridiculous, unbelievable plot that derailed the film early on and most critics agreed "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" was a silly and painfully unfunny waste of time. "Spring Breakers" received some of the strongest movie reviews this week but some critics felt the film was just a mashup of the same material. Finally, the narrative of "Upside Down" failed to match its beautifully shot scenes resulting in a gorgeous film that lacked substance.

As always we have gathered the worst reviews in the slideshow below. Did you think "Spring Breakers" was really that terrible? Did you actually enjoy Bon Jovi's new album? Let us know in the comments section below.

The Week In Ouch

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