Review – The Happytime Murders

The Happytime Murders was making news before it even hit theaters after Disney sued the creators for potentially causing marketplace confusion among consumers.  Directed by Brian Henson - the son of legendary puppeteer and the creator of the Muppets, Jim Henson - The Happytime Murders is set in a world where humans and Muppet-like puppets... Continue Reading →

Review – Crazy Rich Asians

I have to say, when I saw the trailers for Jon M. Chu's Crazy Rich Asians (based on Kevin Kwan's novel of the same name), I wasn't really sure what to expect.  The first time I see any given trailer, I tend to take in more of the overall tone and atmosphere than anything else... Continue Reading →

Review – Life of the Party

As I've mentioned many times, comedies are a peculiar thing.  With each person maintaining their own unique sense of humor, attempting to craft and then execute a story that appeals to, if not the majority, enough people to earn millions of dollars is quite the lofty task.  Lately, many comedies have opted to become more... Continue Reading →

109. Patriots Day

When I first saw the opening seconds of the Patriots Day trailer, I briefly thought it was another, late-running trailer for Deepwater Horizon.  Of course, it became clear that it was a film about the Boston Marathon bombing in fairly short order, but the similarities shouldn't be surprising.  Both films star Mark Wahlberg and are... Continue Reading →

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