Late Night is Charming, but Not Revolutionary

Release Date: June 7, 2019Cast: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, Max Casella, Hugh DancyDirector: Nisha GanatraStudio: FilmNation Entertainment, 30West, Imperative Entertainment, 3 Arts Entertainment, Kaling InternationalDistributor: Amazon StudiosSpoilers: MildIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Late Night is a perfectly cute, charming movie that tries to do too much and doesn’t end up executing anything particularly well. The main story follows Mindy […]

What Men Want – The Same Thing Everyone Wants, a Better Movie

Release Date: February 8th, 2019Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Richard Roundtree, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Tracy Morgan. Director: Adam Shankman Studio: Will Packer Productions, Paramount Players, BET Films Distributor: Paramount PicturesSpoilers: MildIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia What Men Want is the reimagined remake (spiritual sequel?) to the 2000 Mel Gibson/Helen Hunt What Women Want that follows the same formula. A high-powered workaholic gets Opposite […]

Brick by Brick: The Franchise Continues with Lego Movie 2

Release Date: February 8th, 2019Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Charlie Day, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, and Will Ferrell Director: Mike Mitchell Studio: Warner Animation Studio, LEGO System A/S, Rideback, Lord Miller Productions, Vertigo EntertainmentDistributor: Warner Bros. PicturesSpoilers: MildIMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia After five years and two spin-offs we go back to Bricksburg to see what’s new with […]

Do yourself a favor and go see A Simple Favor

Release Date: September 14, 2018 Cast: Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, Henry Golding Director: Paul Feig Studio: Lionsgate, Feigco Entertainment Distributor: Lionsgate IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia A Simple Favor was a big surprise! From all the trailers, the movie looked like it was going to be a pulpy, housewife thriller. Instead, it’s a brilliantly paced comedic mystery. Most […]

The Spy Who Dumped Me: A Case of Mistaken Marketing

Release Date: August 3, 2018 Cast: Mila Kunis, Kate McKinnon, Justin Theroux, Sam Heughan, Gillian Anderson Director: Susanna Fogel Studio: Imagine Entertainment; Lionsgate Distributor: Lionsgate IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia Spoilers: Low When I walked out of the theater, my boyfriend said something that made so much sense the more I thought about it: this movie should not […]

The Lovers, 2017 Edition

Release Date: May 12th, 2017 Cast: Debra Winger, Tracy Letts, Aidan Gillen, Melora Walters, Tyler Ross, Jessica Sula Director: Azazel Jacobs Studio: A24 Distributor: A24 Genre:  Comedy Romance  Review Spoilers: Low IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia A24 is back and crushing it again with Azazel Jacob’s The Lovers.  The Lovers follows married couple Michael, played […]

Office Christmas Party, What You Want But Can Never Have

Release Date: December 9th, 2016 Cast: Jason Bateman, T.J. Miller, Olivia Munn, Kate McKinnon, Jennifer Aniston Director: Josh Gordon, Will Speck Studio: DreamWorks Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Bluegrass Films Distributor: Paramount Pictures Genre: Comedy  Review Spoilers: Low IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia A Chicago based branch of a tech company s in dire straights. In […]