The 5th Wave was one of my favorite guilty pleasure reads of 2013 coming out of the Young Adult world. Unfortunately, the film adaptation is definitely not in the same category. It’s guilty of a lot, but being a pleasure isn’t one of them.Read more "The 5th Wave"
The Company Men is a fine little drama that rings very true and features a bevy of fine performances that help elevate this modern tale of job loss despair. Our story follows Bobby Walker who is a rising future executive type at GTX, a transportation company that gets laid off when the recession kicks into […]Read more "Review: The Company Men"
Grown Ups is the latest from Team Sandler and he brings along his best friends and the Happy Madison All Stars for a comedy that succeeds on the charisma of its actors and nothing much else. The film revolves around a group of five childhood friends who are reunited after years apart when their childhood […]Read more "Review: Grown Ups"
Alan Ball’s feature directing debut is an edgy and biting look at suburbia and the coming of age story of a young girl in this awkward and interesting environment. Jasira is a Lebanese/White girl who lives with her mom in Syracuse, and after a shaving incident with her Mom’s boyfriend; she decides to ship her […]Read more "Review: ‘Towelhead’"