The Dead Don’t Die (**) doesn’t rise

Still, that I don't hate this film is more a tribute to the interesting cast. I keep thinking something good could happen, even though nothing really does. People just show up places, wait around, talk about stuff, then they die.

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The Fundamentals of Caring (***) picks up a lot of baggage along the way

The film works best when it concentrates on the relationship between the two protagonists. Rudd and Roberts play well off of each other, and when it goes deeper than words, it's believable and entertaining. If they'd given the bit players smaller portions, the story might flow better.

Spring Breakers: Artistic Debauchery

Spring Breakers - 2013 Writer and Director Harmony Korine Starring Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, James Franco, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine, Gucci Mane, Heather Morris, Jeff Jarrett, Sidney and Thurman Sewell Camera shots that go on too long.  Bleached out images of smoking, drinking and breasts in the sun.  Careful editing so one doesn't ruin the internet life … Continue reading Spring Breakers: Artistic Debauchery

Hotel Transylvania is Finding Nemo for Monsters

Hotel Transylvania - 2012 Director Genndy Tartakovsky Starring (voices) Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samburg, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Jon Lovitz, Cee Lo Green, Molly Shannon Screenplay by Peter Baynam, Robert Smigel,Tartakovsky So after all of this time, I finally decided to figure out whether Transylvania really exists.  It does.  It's somewhere in … Continue reading Hotel Transylvania is Finding Nemo for Monsters