Golden Sombrero: The descent into decent – Cameron Crowe and Elizabethtown (**1/2)

The film doesn't fail big. It only does so politely. 

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The Big Wedding: Win some, lose more

The Big Wedding - 2013 Written and Directed by Justin Zackham Starring Amanda Seyfried, Katherine Heigl, Robert DeNiro, Susan Sarandon, Diane Keaton, Robin Williams, Ben Barnes, Topher Grace, Christine Ebersole, David Rache, Patricia Rae, Ana Ayora Based on Mon frère se marie by Jean-Stéphane Bron and Karine Sudan "What is wrong with you?" a question asked by daughter Lila (Heigl), when she … Continue reading The Big Wedding: Win some, lose more

Cloud Atlas: And then a bunch of stuff happened…

Cloud Atlas - 2012 Writers and Directors Larry and Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer Starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D'Arcy, Zhou Xun, Keith David, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon, Hugh Grant Based on Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell If there's one thing I learned from the time tripping global opus known … Continue reading Cloud Atlas: And then a bunch of stuff happened…

Cool Papa E and Grouchnapper: That’s My Boy: A half-engaging piece of crap

That's My Boy - 2013 Directed by Sean Anders Starring Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Leighton Meester, Susan Sarandon, Ciara, Luenell, Vanilla Ice, Milo Ventimiglia, Eva Amurri Martino, Nick Swardson Written by David Caspe The following is about the worst review I could imagine ever posting.  It's beneath the dignity of anyone who might ever want to read about … Continue reading Cool Papa E and Grouchnapper: That’s My Boy: A half-engaging piece of crap

October Classics: Cool Papa E’s favorite Baseball Films

The season of the year has come where, despite football's best efforts, it's baseball's time to shine.  A few readers have been after me for a while to come up with a list of the best baseball films of all time, and one might think it'd be a bit easier than it turned out to … Continue reading October Classics: Cool Papa E’s favorite Baseball Films

Jeff, Who Lives at Home and searches for a reason…while smoking pot

Jeff, Who Lives at Home - 2012 Written & Directed by Jay and Mark Duplass Starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Susan Sarandon, Judy Greer, Rae Dawn Chong, Evan Ross Two brothers.  Both idiots, but in different, depressing ways.  Jeff (Segel) lives with his mother (Sarandon) and spends much of his time contemplating the movie Signs.  Signs is … Continue reading Jeff, Who Lives at Home and searches for a reason…while smoking pot