Category: 2.5/4

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Booksmart [2019] ★★½

Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a nod to coming-of-age films of the 80’s, 90’s and even 2000’s. Think of it as a cross between Superbad and pretty much any other teenage film you can think of. The good news is that it kept me amused for a while. […]

Crawl [2019] ★★½

Let’s be honest here: you don’t walk in to see a movie featuring deadly alligators expecting quotable dialogue or an unforgettable story. Personally, I want it to entertain me and “Crawl” does exactly that. It sure as hell isn’t swimming in the same waters as “Jaws”, but it […]

Annabelle Comes Home [2019] ★★½

It doesn’t reinvent the wheel or move the franchise in totally unexpected ways, but there’s something truly terrifying about “Annabelle Comes Home”. Is it the fact that we’re stuck all night in the Warrens’ house while Annabelle unleashes every demon you could think of? That’s probably it. And […]

Long Shot [2019] ★★½

Hollywood has given comedies a black eye these past few years, so it’s always refreshing to encounter one that doesn’t fail to entertain. “Long Shot”, directed by Jonathan Levine (if you’ve never seen his terrific movie “50/50”, do it now) and starring Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron as […]

Dumplin’ [2018] ★★½

You won’t find quotable dialogue here, but if you’re looking for a comedy to keep you entertained for a couple of hours, “Dumplin’” might be the movie for you. Jennifer Aniston plays a former beauty queen who now hosts the yearly Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant in a small […]