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‘Ridiculous Six’ May Be Sandler’s Worst

Adam Sandler may not be funny, but give him credit; he is one heck of a businessman. “The Ridiculous Six” is the first of Sandler’s four film deal with Netflix (because he wised up and realized people have gotten too smart to pay theatrical price for his “comedies”). The film stars Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge… Continue reading ‘Ridiculous Six’ May Be Sandler’s Worst

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Emotionally Powerful ‘Creed’ One of Year’s Best

It’s OK, Michael B. Jordan. All is forgiven for “Fantastic Four.” “Creed” is the seventh installment in the “Rocky” franchise and the first since 2006’s “Rocky Balboa.” The film follows Apollo Creed’s illegitimate son (Jordan) as he attempts to come out of the shadow his father left behind. In order to be taken seriously as… Continue reading Emotionally Powerful ‘Creed’ One of Year’s Best

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‘Spotlight’ a Well-Acted, Infuriating True Story

Michael Keaton probably should’ve started this whole “drama acting” thing a while ago. He could have a lot more Oscar nominations. “Spotlight” tells the true story of the Boston Globe team of journalists (Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams and Brian d’Arcy James) that worked to uncover the child abuse by Catholic priests, and the extents… Continue reading ‘Spotlight’ a Well-Acted, Infuriating True Story

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Seth Rogen Steals the Show in ‘Night Before’

A Christmas stoner comedy? I guess you could say Seth Rogen and company are taking the term “high holidays” quite literally! [clears throat] OK, on with the review. “The Night Before” stars Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Anthony Mackie as three lifelong friends who have a tradition of going out and getting drunk on Christmas… Continue reading Seth Rogen Steals the Show in ‘Night Before’

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Bullock Saves ‘Brand’ from Being a Crisis

Well this movie may not be a crisis, but it isn’t that good, either… “Our Brand Is Crisis” stars Sandra Bullock as a political strategist who comes out of retirement to help a Bolivia presidential candidate. Billy Bob Thornton, Anthony Mackie and Joaqium de Almeida also star as David Gordon Green directs. The film is… Continue reading Bullock Saves ‘Brand’ from Being a Crisis