Pixels (**1/2) – Perhaps you were expecting Tennyson?

Pixels - 2015 Director Chris Columbus Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Michelle Monaghan, Peter Dinklage, Josh Gad, Brian Cox, Ashley Benson, Jane Krakowski. Matt Lintz Screenplay Tim Herlihy, Timothy Dowling There will always be films like this. A comedian past his prime is relegated to following trends started by better films (Toy Story, Wreck-It Ralph) as a vessel to do the same film he's been doing … Continue reading Pixels (**1/2) – Perhaps you were expecting Tennyson?

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Forgotten Gems: The Wedding Singer (*****) has a tune that still rings true

The Wedding Singer - 1998 Director Frank Coraci Starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Christine Taylor, Allen Covert, Angela Featherstone, Matthew Glave, Ellen Albertini Dow, Billy Idol, Alexis Arquette, Frank Silvero, Christina Pickles, Steve Buscemi, Frank Dante, John Lovitz, Michael Shurman, Kevin Nealon, Steven Brill, Brian Posehn Screenplay Tim Herlihy There is an innocence that pervades The … Continue reading Forgotten Gems: The Wedding Singer (*****) has a tune that still rings true

Blended (***) This is not an example of my behavior

Blended - 2014 Director Frank Coraci Starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Bella Thorne, Alyvia Alyn Lind, Shaquille O'Neal, Terry Crews, Joel McHale, Wendi McLendon-Cove, Kevin Nealon, Emma Fuhrman, Braxton Beckham Screenplay Clare Sera, Ivan Menchell The 3rd time out for Sandler and Barrymore gets started in a women's bathroom stall at Hooters.  Yes this is intentional.  We are well past … Continue reading Blended (***) This is not an example of my behavior

Grown Ups 2: High Fiving White Guys…and Chris Rock

Grown Ups 2 - 2013 Director Denis Dugan Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bello, Nick Swardson, Tim Meadows Screenplay Adam Sandler, Tim Herlihy, Fred Wolf It's got Shaquille O'Neal, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Andy Samberg, Milo Ventimiglia, Taylor Lautner and Cheri Oteri.  It even has one of Schwarzenegger's kids.  It even has Nick Swardson, doing what he does … Continue reading Grown Ups 2: High Fiving White Guys…and Chris Rock

Cool Papa E and Grouchnapper: That’s My Boy: A half-engaging piece of crap

That's My Boy - 2013 Directed by Sean Anders Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon, Ciara, Luenell, Vanilla Ice, Milo Ventimiglia, Eva Amurri Martino, Nick Swardson Written by David Caspe The following is about the worst review I could imagine ever posting.  It's beneath the dignity of anyone who might ever want to read about … Continue reading Cool Papa E and Grouchnapper: That’s My Boy: A half-engaging piece of crap

Hotel Transylvania is Finding Nemo for Monsters

Hotel Transylvania - 2012 Director Genndy Tartakovsky Starring (voices) Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samburg, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Jon Lovitz, Cee Lo Green, Molly Shannon Screenplay by Peter Baynam, Robert Smigel,Tartakovsky So after all of this time, I finally decided to figure out whether Transylvania really exists.  It does.  It's somewhere in … Continue reading Hotel Transylvania is Finding Nemo for Monsters