Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (***): Al Michaels’ Revenge

"The women that Cusack brought to the first film had no business coming back to this, especially without him there to pine over. What's left is every guy who spent most of their time since their late teens playing video games, eating foods high in carbs and spending too many weekend nights with their male friends. Not exactly the recipe for box office success, but I am pretty sure it will play decently on home video."

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The Guilt Trip is too pleasant to be annoying

The Guilt Trip - 2012 Director Anne Fletcher Starring Seth Rogen, Barbra Streisand, Brett Cullen, Adam Scott, Ari Graynor, Casey Wilson, Colin Hanks, Yvonne Strahovski, Jeff Kober, Kathy Najimy, Nora Dunn, Jeff Kober Screenplay Dan Fogelman Every time Barbra Streisand makes a live appearance, people who refer to her as Babs swoon as if it's the second coming. … Continue reading The Guilt Trip is too pleasant to be annoying

Friends with Kids: I’m pretty sure they’re cooler than we are

Friends with Kids - 2012 Written and Directed by Jennifer Westfeldt Starring Adam Scott, Jennifer Westfeldt, Jon Hamm, Kristin Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Chris O'Dowd, Megan Fox, Edward Burns From the moment the camera starts, we are treated to a cover of the book, The God Delusion, by Richard Dawkins.  That's life in the big city.  You get … Continue reading Friends with Kids: I’m pretty sure they’re cooler than we are