Category: quirky

  • “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar” Movie Review

    “Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar” Movie Review

    Barb (Annie Mumolo) and Star (Kristen Wiig) have lived their whole lives in a small midwestern town. They have not even seen the ocean! They are also single and in their late 40’s (Barb’s husband passed away and Star’s just left her), and afraid that they are just fading away in life. One day, while […]

  • “Top End Wedding” Movie Review

    “Top End Wedding” Movie Review

    Lauren (Miranda Tapsell) and Ned’s (Gwilym Lee) lives are about to change. Lauren just landed a huge account at work and is promoted to associate! Ned quit his job! At home that night, Ned asks Lauren to marry him. She accepts and they decide on a quick wedding in Darwin, where Lauren is from. They […]

  • “Waffle Street” Movie Review

    “Waffle Street” Movie Review

    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 […]

  • “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” Movie Review

    “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” Movie Review

    Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch) was raised in a wealthy family in the late 1800’s with 5 sisters and a mother that he is “supporting” with odd jobs and leftover money in the bank that is dwindling rapidly. Louis was, to put it nicely, eccentric, when, in fact, he was bordering on mental illness. But he […]

  • “Long Story Short” Movie Review

    “Long Story Short” Movie Review

    Teddy (Rafe Spall) is always putting things off until “later”. New Years Eve, at a party, Teddy rushes (his normal way in his hectic life) to his girlfriend as the clock strikes midnight and kisses her! Only problem is…..the woman he kissed is NOT his girlfriend! Ooops. As it turns out, that kiss leads to […]

  • “Paterson” Movie Review

    “Paterson” Movie Review

    Paterson (Adam Driver) was born and raised in Paterson, N.J. (also the home of Lou Costello). Paterson is now a bus driver in Paterson where he lives a few blocks away from the bus depot, with his wife or girfriend, Laura (Golshifteh Farahani) and her dog, Marvin (Nellie), Every morning and evening he walks to […]

  • “You Again” Movie Review

    “You Again” Movie Review

    Marni (Kristen Bell) was bullied in high school by mean girl, JJ (Odette Annable). This bullying affected Marni throughout her time in high school and into adulthood, but, despite it all, Marni is, now, very successful, and, thanks to her brother Will (James Wolk), very beautiful. Incidently, Will has announced that he will be marrying […]

  • “Chick Fight” Movie Review

    “Chick Fight” Movie Review

    Anna’s (Malin Akerman) life is falling apart. Her mother recently passed away, her business is failing….then there is a fire that destroyed her business and she did not have insurance. And, now, she finds out that her dad, Ed (Kevin Nash), has a lover…..Chuck (Alec Mapa)! What else can happen? Well…..her best friend, local cop, […]

  • “Kajillionaire” Movie Review

    “Kajillionaire” Movie Review

    Robert (Richard Jenkins), Theresa (Debra Winger) and their 26 year old daughter, Old Dolio (Evan Rachel Wood), are small time drifters and con artists. The family is happy to earn $20 and, in fact, Robert tells us that they are happy just skimming along without the hassles that come with a real job. Problem is: […]