Halloween 2018 (*1/2) serves no purpose

Michael Myers has haunted me for years in my sleep. Even before I knew who Freddy Kruger was. One film has sustained me this long, even though they clearly have never figured out how to expand on the effect. 

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Alien: Covenant (**) – IQ’s just dropped sharply

Alien Covenant - 2017 "If you really want a franchise, I can keep cranking it for another six. I'm not going to close it down again. No way." - Ridley Scott, March 2017 Director Ridley Scott Screenplay John Logan, Dante Harper Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demián Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Amy Seimetz, Jussie Smollett, Callie Hernandez, Nathaniel … Continue reading Alien: Covenant (**) – IQ’s just dropped sharply

This Is the End of all the snacks

This is the End - 2013 Written and Directed by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Starring Jay Baruchel, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Craig Robinson, Danny McBride, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Emma Watson, Mindy Kaling, Paul Rudd, Aziz Ansari This is exactly the movie that you thought it would be.  It's a movie where everyone gets to play a … Continue reading This Is the End of all the snacks

30 Minutes or Less: Or Less.

30 Minutes or Less - 2011 Directed by Ruben Fleischer Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Dilshad Vadsaria, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari, Nick Swardson, Michael Pena, Fred Ward Written by Michael Diliberti 30 Minutes or Less is a nihilistic, sadistic, pessimistic and hedonistic mess trying to pass itself off as a caper movie.  Parts of it work, but other parts make … Continue reading 30 Minutes or Less: Or Less.

If you like Danny McBride, then you’ll like Your Highness

Your Highness - 2011 Directed by David Gordon Green Starring Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zoey Deschanel, Charles Dance, Toby Jones, Damian Lewis, Justin Theroux, Rasmus Hardiker Written by Danny McBride, Ben Best Your Highness didn't seem to have anything going for it, beyond what one might expect from the movies of Cheech and … Continue reading If you like Danny McBride, then you’ll like Your Highness