Good Boys (**1/2) doesn’t overcome its misgivings

There's a difference in being prudish about what kids are exposed to and just wishing it were done better.

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

Nebraska: The best actor’s Forte.

Nebraska - 2013 Directed by Alexander Payne Starring Will Forte, Bruce Dern, June Squibb, Stacey Keach, Bob Odenkirk Screenplay Bob Nelson Bruce Dern has been in a lot of stuff.  He's been pretty good, too.  My personal favorites are no-good Joe Danby in Support Your Local Sheriff and the brutal Asa Watts from The Cowboys.  His … Continue reading Nebraska: The best actor’s Forte.

I Don’t Have A Vote: 86th Oscars…feel the excitement

The 86th Annual Oscars - Try to stay awake My excitement for the Oscars has never been more quaint.  I enjoy the spectacle, but more often than not find myself astounded at who is nominated (Gravity? Really?  For anything more than technical?) and who is not (The Great Gatsby?  Really?  For only technical?).  This year … Continue reading I Don’t Have A Vote: 86th Oscars…feel the excitement