Review – A Simple Favor

I can't immediately recall a time when there were so many (three, to be specific) mysteries in theaters.  First, just a few weekends ago, we got the mediocre The Happytime Murders (review) and the spectacular Searching (review) and, now, from "the darker side of Paul Feig" (as the marketing states) we get A Simple Favor. ... Continue Reading →

Review – Pitch Perfect 3

Believe it or not, I had never seen the first two Pitch Perfect films until last Sunday, when I did my appropriate homework in preparation for the release of this third entry in the series.  I enjoyed them, finding the combination of irreverent humor and energetic musical performances to be quite infectious and endearing.  The ongoing... Continue Reading →

81. The Accountant

The Accountant is the latest film from director Gavin O'Connor, about an autistic mathematician who gets wrapped up in the shady business of his equally shady clientele.  While O'Connor has been hit (Warrior) and miss (Jane Got A Gun) for me, I can't say the same for the outstanding cast - maybe the strongest in... Continue Reading →

54. Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

I'm not really sure what there is to say about Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.  It's obviously not some towering achievement in cinema, nor is it attempting to be.  Rather, it's another in a multitude of R-rated comedies to come along over the last several years.  These are cheap and easy to produce, so they... Continue Reading →

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