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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We’re The Millers: We’ve all seen a Dick

We're The Millers - 2013 Director Rawson Marshall Thurber Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Will Poulter, Emma Roberts, Ed Helms, Nick Offerman, Kathryn Hahn, Ed Helms, Luis Guzman, Molly Quinn Screenplay Bob Fisher, Steve Faber, Sean Anders, John Morris The iron of having a weed dealer go down to Mexico to pick up "...enough weed to kill Willie...Nelson..." and haul … Continue reading We’re The Millers: We’ve all seen a Dick

Turbo is kind of slow on the uptake

Turbo - 2013 Director David Soren Starring (Voice) Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Snoop Dogg, Maya Rudolph, Michelle Rodriguez, Samuel L. Jackson, Bill Hader, Snoop Dogg, Luis Guzmán, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Michael Bell Screenplay David Soren, Robert Siegel, Darren Lemke Taking elements from one of the least artistically successful Pixar films (Cars) and one of the Pixar films most people forgot (Ratatouille) we have a … Continue reading Turbo is kind of slow on the uptake

Forgotten Gem: Elmore Leonard’s Out of Sight – Made of stars

Out of Sight - 1998 Directed by Steven Soderbergh Starring George Clooney, Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames, Steve Zahn, Dennis Farina, Don Cheadle, Albert Brooks, Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Guzman, Isaiah Washington, Catherine Keener, Nancy Allen, Viola Davis, Michael Keaton Screenplay by Scott Frank, based on the novel by Elmore Leonard There was a time, before I was married, when … Continue reading Forgotten Gem: Elmore Leonard’s Out of Sight – Made of stars

The Last Stand: Clean the chunk of beef off your hat

The Last Stand - 2013 Director Kim Jee-Woon Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Johnny Knoxville, Luis Guzmán, Forest Whitaker, Rodrigo Santoro, Jaimie Alexander, Eduardo Noriega, Peter Stormare, Zach Gilford, Génesis Rodríguez, Harry Dean Stanton Screenplay Andrew Knauer Arnold's first starring role since he was governor of California s the kind of film that would have  een a modest hit around the time … Continue reading The Last Stand: Clean the chunk of beef off your hat

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island; There will be a third.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - 2012 Director Brad Peyton Starring Josh Hutcherson, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Hudgens, Luis Guzman Screenplay by Brian and Mark Gunn Luis Guzman has been in a bunch of good films, and he has done well in them.  Films like The Limey, Carlito's Way, Boogie Nights, Traffic and Dreamer.  He's … Continue reading Journey 2: The Mysterious Island; There will be a third.