The Ocean’s Films: Then, Then and Now

Hopefully, once they get past the #metoo stain, they can include Damon and the rest of the cast in a future film.

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A Wrinkle in Time (***) is best when it avoids fawning

#wrinkleintime "This is not an indictment of the talent of Ava as a director. It's not that she faded this time round. There was probably enough pressure on her shoulders covering this well liked children's book. To make her have to maneuver around the albatross is obviously a bridge too far, even if she'll never publicly admit it."

Inside Out (*****) Pixar puts just enough thought into feelings

If you have kids, this film is a must. If you were ever curious about how you might be constructed, watch this movie. If you just want to be entertained, just watch this movie. If you like classic films, just see this movie.

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

The Five-Year Engagement is a little long, but it’s alright

The Five-Year Engagement - 2012 Director Nicholas Stoller Starring Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Rhys Ifans, Mindy Kaling Screenplay Stoller and Segel Statements: The questions are meant to be read while watching the film. One really should watch this film. Questions: Why is it that obscure Van Morrison songs show up in hip romantic comedies? … Continue reading The Five-Year Engagement is a little long, but it’s alright

The Office: Episode 162 – Free Family Portrait Studio

Written & Directed by: B.J. Novak A brief synopsis – Dwight is offering free family portrait studios, and some folks are curious as to why.  Conversely, no one is curious why Andy is acting the fool, begging for menial work.  Darryl is finally making the moves on Val, while David Wallace makes his move on the company. … Continue reading The Office: Episode 162 – Free Family Portrait Studio