DADDY’S HOME

★ Starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church, Scarlett Estevez, Owen Vaccaro, Bobby Cannavale, Hannibal Buress Directed by Sean Anders 2015 / 96 Minutes / Paramount Pictures I don’t know why I watched this. I guess sometimes I’m looking to watch something […]

IT FOLLOWS

★★★★½ Starring Bailey Spry, Loren Bass, Keir Gilchrist, Maika Monroe, Lili Sepe Directed by David Robert Mitchell 2015 / 100 Minutes / Mongrel Media For me, the scariest part of the original 1978 Halloween is when Jamie Lee Curtis is walking across […]

COOTIES

★½ Starring Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, Jack McBrayer, Leigh Whannell, Nasim Pedrad, Jorge Garcia Directed by Jonathan Milott, Cary Murnion 2015 / 88 Minutes / Lionsgate I’m growing a little tired of the whole horror/comedy genre. When it’s done right it can be brilliant, […]

BONE TOMAHAWK

★★★★½ Starring Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, Lili Simmons, David Arquette, Sean Young Directed by S. Craig Zahler 2015 / 132 Minutes / RLJ Entertainment Wow wow wowiee. This movie is GREAT! I’m not a huge fan of westerns but I […]

THE VISIT

★½ Starring Olivia DeJonge, Ed Oxenbould, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, Kathryn Hahn, Celia Keenan-Bolger Directed by M. Night Shyamalan 2015 / 94 Minutes / Universal Pictures Ugh. One of the reasons I enjoyed the film Creep (check out my review) was because it made […]

STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

★★★★ Starring O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Paul Giamatti, R. Marcos Taylor Directed by F. Gary Gray 2015 / 147 Minutes / Universal Pictures Straight Outta Compton is not a terrific biopic, but it’s certainly a good and thoroughly entertaining […]

THE INTERN

★★½ Starring Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm Directed by Nancy Meyers 2015 / 121 Minutes / Warner Bros.  What did I learn from The Intern? Well, that old people are slow and need something to […]

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

★★★★ Starring Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac 2015 / 135 Minutes / Walt Disney Pictures I’ll be the first to say I’m not a huge Star Wars fan. I’ve seen them all and I’ve never […]

THE GOOD DINOSAUR

★★★ Voices by Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Steve Zahn, Anna Paquin, Sam Elliott, Raymond Ochoa 2015 / 93 Minutes / Walt Disney Pictures / Pixar Animation Studios It’s rare that Pixar drops the ball on their near perfect score of fantastic animated films. […]

BROOKLYN

★★★★★ Starring Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent, Fiona Glascott, Julie Walters 2015 / 111 Minutes / Fox Searchlight Pictures Going into Brooklyn I knew that I was going to be seeing a good movie, but I had not idea […]

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