Tag: Joan Cusack

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Snatched’ is a sad stab at comedy

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Snatched’ is a sad stab at comedy

I can’t say I particularly like Amy Schumer. Sure, I liked “Trainwreck” and find a few of her skits on her television show funny, but I’ve never fully gotten on the Amy Schumer train for more than about a week in 2014. That being said, I don’t actively despise her like many people do. While […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ is a clever enough mockumentary

| June 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ is a clever enough mockumentary

If there’s anything needing a swift slap to the face, it’s celebrity millennial culture. Typically, I’m down for anything that other people find enjoyable, as long as it doesn’t hurt anyone else, but this fame-obsessed culture surrounding affluent teenagers today is one that needs a swift kick in the ass. Bratty behavior that stems to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “The End of the Tour” pulls you in like a magnet and doesn’t let up, even after the credits have rolled

| August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: “The End of the Tour” pulls you in like a magnet and doesn’t let up, even after the credits have rolled

Do you know who David Foster Wallace is? I didn’t before seeing “The End of the Tour,” and now I feel, shamefully so. If you were like me and unaware of Wallace’s work, I’ll fill you in briefly. In 1996, Wallace published a book titled “Infinite Jest,” taking place in a North American dystopia. The book […]

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