Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (***) is late on purpose

Even if I never watch it again, this wasn't a waste of my time. It's not enough to make me see the next one in theaters, but it's definitely not the overwrought mess we saw the first time.

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Forgotten Gem: High Fidelity is like singing in your sleep

High Fidelity - 2000 Directed by Stephen Frears Starring John Cusack, Iben Hjejle, Lisa Bonet, Jack Black, Todd Luiso, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack, Catherine Zeta-Jones Screenplay D.V. DeVincentis, Steve Pink, Scott Rosenberg and Cusack taken from the novel by Nick Hornby Mix tapes.  They've been lost in time, replaced playlists on iTunes.  It's not the same.  There was a time … Continue reading Forgotten Gem: High Fidelity is like singing in your sleep

The Big Year is a good idea if money is no object

The Big Year Extended Edition - 2011 Directed by David Frankel Starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, JoBeth Williams, Brian Dennehy, Dianne Wiest, John Cleese, Joel McHale, Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parsons, Rashida Jones, Anjelica Houston, Rosamund Pike, Anthony Anderson, Corbin Bernsen, Kevin Pollak, Al Roker, Stephen Weber Written by Howard Franklin Steve Martin, Jack Black and … Continue reading The Big Year is a good idea if money is no object