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 – 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 →

#ThrowbackThursday – Bridesmaids

Original US release date: May 13, 2011 Production budget: $32,500,000 Worldwide gross: $288,383,523 In May of 2011, director Paul Feig released his new comedy Bridesmaids to the public and turned it into a hit far beyond the level of what anyone had anticipated.  Focusing on complex and realistic female characters, Bridesmaids tapped into an underserved audience... Continue Reading →

57. Ghostbusters (2016)

I have returned!  After a wonderful week in rural Alaska, I feel like I haven't seen a movie in about a year.  But I did see glaciers, beaches, sea otters, eagles, and a great friend, so it was well worth the trip! But it's back to business with the much-anticipated Ghostbusters!  I hated that I was... Continue Reading →

22. The Boss

Real life alert!  This was supposed to be my twentieth movie of the year.  I had planned on seeing this last Monday after work but then I heard a clunking sound coming from the undercarriage of my car and I had to go to the service station, instead.  Then, Friday's show times didn't work as... Continue Reading →

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