Keanu (***): Trouble with the cute stuff

Keanu - 2016 Director Peter Atencio Screenplay by Jordan Peele and Alex Rubens Starring Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Method Man, Tiffany Haddish, Luis Guzmán, Nia Long, Will Forte, Jason Mitchell, Rob Huebel I've tried keep up with Key and Peele. It's alright, but I haven't seen anything that kept me going back consistently. The first time I saw the commercial for Keanu, however, I knew … Continue reading Keanu (***): Trouble with the cute stuff

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Let’s Be Cops (***) football against little kids

I may never watch this film again, but I will not soon forget the image of Ryan driving his police cruiser, lights blaring, onto a field where kids are playing ball just to prove to them that he had a day job. Nor will I forget Justin getting the worst end of a wacked out naked fat guy in a hardware store. These moments, cheap as they are, have the resonance to me of all the cowboys eating beans around the fire in Blazing Saddles.