Snatched (Full Review)

Amy Schumer can be an acquired taste. Her stand ups are hit or miss, but her last film, Trainwreck was a charming and enjoyable romantic comedy thanks to solid help from Bill Hader and, oddly enough, Lebron James. In her new film, Schumer enlists the help of long time American sweetheart Goldie Hawn. Snatched stars […]

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Holiday Quick Reviews

TROLLS One of the most popular children’s toys of the 90’s becomes a kids movie, ‘cause why not? Anna Kendrick stars as Poppie, princess of the happy-go lucky singing trolls who must team up with surly troll Branch (Justin Timberlake) to rescue her friends from big goblins who believe that eating the trolls are the […]

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Quick Reviews (November 2016)

There are a couple of movies that have come out recently that are worth checking out (The Accountant, Kevin Hart: What Now?) and one you should wait for on Red Box or not see at all (Keeping up with the Joneses). Here are some quick thoughts for the film critic and critic reader on the go. […]

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NEIGHBORS 2/ANGRY BIRDS REVIEWS

Unless you were smart enough to watch The Nice Guys this past weekend, or were catching Captain America: Civil War for the fifth time, you might not have had the best weekend at the movies. I had the unfortunate experience of catching a double feature of disappointments. But that’s why I’m here: To experience the hour and a half […]

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Black Mass/The Walk Quick Reviews

BLACK MASS Scott Cooper (Out of the Furnace) helms this biographical film about South Boston criminal Whitey Bulger and his time as an informant for the FBI in the late 1970’s. The film features an all star cast that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Kevin Bacon, Dakota Johnson, and Peter Sarsgaard. Professional changeling Johnny Depp goes bald, puts in […]

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End of Summer Quick Reviews

While you eagerly anticipate my Straight Outta Compton Review, here are a couple of Summer films that might’ve fallen under the radar that you might want to check out (or avoid). VACATION A reboot/sequel of National Lampoon’s popular 1980’s ‘R’ rated comedies about family vacations gone wrong. Ed Helms takes over the lead role as […]

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Pixels Review

I haven’t really enjoyed an Adam Sandler movie since The Water Boy. And judging from his box office returns, most of the rest of the world feels the same way. It just seems that with each movie Sandler does, he seems to be phoning it in more and more. I admittedly have gotten so fed […]

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Better Late than Never Reviews

THE DUFF Every generation deserves at least one good teen movie. Now those “loveable” millennials have theirs in this film about a young girl (Mae Whitman) who discovers that she is the Designated Ugly/Fat Friend to her two attractive and popular high school buddies. With the help of her Jock next door neighbor (Robbie Amell), […]

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