Category: 2.5/4

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American Reunion [2012] ★★½

“American Pie” hit theaters in 1999, which in Bieber years is about a century ago. The movie was followed by two decent enough sequels and another four unrelated direct to DVD films. Did we need another installment? Not really. But writer Adam Herz and director John Hurwitz, who’ve been […]

The Big Year [2011] ★★½

“The Big Year” is an enjoyable comedy with an unusual premise about three dedicated “birders” (that’s bird watching) and their attempt to track as many species as possible during a whole year. Stu Preissler (Steve Martin) is a successful businessman ready to retire and spend 12 months travelling around […]

What’s Your Number? [2011] ★★½

Start hating me now, but despite its silly and cheesy premise, there’s something likable about this romantic comedy, starring Anna Faris and Chris “Captain America” Evans (yep that’s his nickname now). If you’re in the mood for mindless entertainment, look no further. Personally, I had no expectations whatsoever, […]

Trust [2011] ★★½

David Schwimmer’s second attempt as a director is a strong reminder of the dangers of online networking. “Trust” is about a young girl, Annie (newcomer Liana Liberato) who lives a comfortable life in suburban Michigan with a loving family. Father Will (Clive Owen) and mom Lynn (Catherine Keener) […]