Movie Review of Pain and Gain

Movie Review of Pain and Gain

THE SETUP: It’s the 90s! Spandex, fitness freaks, and the ME decade.  And what’s the best way to get to the top without even trying? Kidnap a rich dude, make him give you all his money, convince him not to press charges, drop him off somewhere and ride off into the steroid sunset. Unfortunately, this […]

Review: Warm Bodies

Zombie Romantic Comedy

THE SETUP: A dead guy (Nicholas Hoult), to get the attention of a girl (Teresa Palmer), tries to be a better zombie. Her protective father (John Malkovich) is having none of it. Must be the brain-eating thing. THE THOUGHTS:  Ok, let’s get the obvious comparisons out of the way… 1)    Pretty dead guy likes one-dimensional […]

Review: Hot Tub Time Machine

John Cusack time travel 80s film

A well intentioned buddy comedy that will have more value to you if you remember the 1980s  or if you can identify with any of the characters. Unfortunately, a few obvious “gross-out” moments detracted from the time traveling. With one of the best movie names, Hot Tub Time Machine tries to capture the vibe of The Hangover […]