Wedding reception: Thrice-warmed Greek leftovers

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” (PG-13)

At the Myrna and Cinemark

Brent Northup

Fine Greek wine is tasty when the cork is first popped.

Not quite so sparkly three days later.

Translation: Fans of the original “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” need not bring much confetti to the third ceremony.

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” is underwritten, overacted and painfully predictable.

But Greece remains gorgeous!

This image released by Focus Features shows Nia Vardalos, left, and John Corbett in a scene from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3.”

Yannis Drakoulidis – handout one time use, ASSOCIATED PRESS

The story has a solemn start: Patriarch Gus Portokalos has died. In his will, Gus requested that his journal be taken back to Greece and given to three childhood friends.

That mission has added sadness because of the passing of beloved actor Michael Constantine, who played Gus. This sequel is dedicated to Constantine.

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