Category: Movie Reviews

  • Movie Review: “Waffle Street”

    Movie Review: “Waffle Street”

    Financial wizard, James Adams (James Lafferty), just landed the biggest deal in company history. A bit shady, but, not illegal….just like the company likes and encourages. He knew he would make partner. He got fired. Luckily, his wife, Becky (Julie Gonzalo) is a nurse and makes enough, supplemented by their savings, to keep them afloat […]

  • Movie Review: “The Bachelors”

    Movie Review: “The Bachelors”

    Bill (J.K. Simmons) and Wes Palet (Josh Wiggins) lost their wife and mom a little over a year ago. Bill, who was married to Jeanie (Kimberly Crandall) for 33 years is depressed and is not getting any better. BUT, he is functioning and decides that a change of scenery will do them both good. Soooooo, […]

  • Movie Review: “Go Back to China”

    Movie Review: “Go Back to China”

    Shasha Li (Ana Akana) graduated from fashion school over a year ago and, although she has been diligently looking for a job, she has not found one because she has no work experience. Typical catch-22 of a person new to the job market. Nevertheless, Shasha keeps trying to find a job, then spends her nights […]

  • Movie Review: “Wedding Season”

    Movie Review: “Wedding Season”

    Sisters Asha (Pallavi Sharda) and Priya (Arianna Afsar) are slowly breaking with Indian traditions. For example, Priya is about to marry a “white guy” (who she is living with!), Nick (Sean Lleier), and Asha and Priya have confessed to us that they have snuck out of the house to watch R rated movies, party, and […]

  • Movie Review: “Look Both Ways”

    Movie Review: “Look Both Ways”

    What if…….I did not go to the University of Kansas……where I met a professor who helped me land a job at AT&T Bell Labs after graduation……where I met Lori…….and the rest is history……at least, in this multiverse. Everyone has turning points in life and then at some point in their life they will look back […]

  • Movie Review: “The Gray Man”

    Movie Review: “The Gray Man”

    I read the book…..go here to read my review. 18 Years Ago The Gray Man (Ryan Gosling) is an assassin recruited out of jail (for killing his father) by CIA director, Fitzroy (Billy Bob Thornton). Present Day On a mission to kill a dangerous target…..The Gray Man, aka, Six…..did not want to kill a little […]

  • Movie Review: “Lightyear”

    Movie Review: “Lightyear”

    Space Rangers Buzz Lightyear (Chris Evans) and Alisha Hawthorne (Uzo Aduba) wake up from stasis to land their spacecraft on a planet far far from home. Trying to get off that planet, the spaceship crashes, stranding Buzz and Alisha and the hundreds of sleeping scientists who now must all work together to fix the spaceship […]

  • Movie Review: “Breaking News in Yuba County”

    Movie Review: “Breaking News in Yuba County”

    Sue Buttons (Allison Janney) has been ignored most of her life. No more so than now. At the grocery store to buy herself a birthday cake, her name is spelled “Suc” instead of Sue, and the folks in the store don’t give a shit. Walking in the door at home we find out that her […]

  • Movie Review: “Hollywood Stargirl”

    Movie Review: “Hollywood Stargirl”

    After spending years in Mica, Arizona, Stargirl Caraway (Grace VanderWaal) and her (new) mother, Ana (Judy Greer), headed off for a new job for Ana, leaving all of Stargirl’s friends behind. See my review of “Stargirl” here. Several jobs later, Stargirl is tired of bouncing around and makes her mother promise her that they will […]