In preparation for the newest X-Men movie, Logan, I saw X-Men Apocalypse against everyone’s recommendation. Logan owes me big time.Read more "Movie Night with Lauren: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)"
With Spy, Melissa McCarthy has delivered possibly her finest performance to date in a film that is a fantastic send up of the spy genre while also being a pretty good straight up spy movie.Read more "Film Review: Spy"
Neighbors is another solid comedy from Nicholas Stoller that keeps the laughs and the plot moving, making fun of comedy cliches along the way.Read more "Film Review: Neighbors"
The Internship is a safe and stereotypical comedy that’s best moments are when it actually breaks away from that formula; not that it really matters.Read more "Film Review: The Internship"
The Place Beyond the Pines is has three distinct acts, the first is excellent, the second is pretty great, and the last one misses the mark almost entirely.Read more "Film Review: The Place Beyond the Pines"
X-Men: First Class is a great comic book film that is anchored by a fantastic cast and resets the X-Men universe in an era ripe for potential future films. The film opens up right where the franchise did, with Erik Lehnsherr being separated from his family at a Nazi concentration camp and ripping a fence […]Read more "Review: X-Men: First Class"
Bridesmaids is a sweet, honest, kind of said but often hilarious look at friendship and marriage on the female side of things, led wonderfully by the always great Kristen Wigg. The friendship between Annie and Lillian has been for as long as they can remember and when the later is in line to get married […]Read more "Review: Bridesmaids"
If there is anything to take from Bridesmaids, it is that being the Maid of Honor sucks (which I hope my best friend will remember when I am most likely crying my eyes out over all I have to do for her when the day comes). More importantly, and more relavent, it’s the relief that […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Bridesmaids"
2008’s Forgetting Sarah Marshall introduced the scene-stealing character of Aldous Snow, who quite deservingly got a spin-off of his own with Get Him to the Greek. Though it was not exactly what I hoped for, it had enough hilarious bits to tip the scales in a favorable direction. Following the events of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Get Him to the Greek"
Adam is a cute, yet heartbreaking look at a man suffering from the inability to function “normally” in the world around him, especially when it comes to love. Following his father’s death, Adam returns to their apartment to continue living his solitary life of ritual and habit. Everyday he eats the same cereal for breakfast, […]Read more "Rental Review – Adam"