Category: quirky

  • Movie Review: “The People We Hate at the Wedding”

    Movie Review: “The People We Hate at the Wedding”

    When she was young and living in London, Donna (Allison Janney), married a handsome French gentleman, Henrique (Isaach De Bankole). They had a child, Eloise (Cynthia Addai-Robinson), but, alas…..all was not to be as Henrique became more interested in 25 year old women! Donna moved on to a more stable man in the United States. […]

  • Movie Review: “Best Sellers”

    Movie Review: “Best Sellers”

    Lucy Stanbridge (Aubrey Plaza) inherited a publishing company from her father. Unfortunately, the firm is failing and Lucy and her partner, Rachel (Ellen Wong), decide to give the firm a boost by going back to the future…if they can. Author Harris Shaw (Michael Caine) has been a recluse for the 40 years since his first […]

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

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

    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 […]

  • Movie Review: “Top End Wedding”

    Movie Review: “Top End Wedding”

    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 […]

  • 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 Electrical Life of Louis Wain”

    Movie Review: “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain”

    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 […]

  • Movie Review: “Long Story Short”

    Movie Review: “Long Story Short”

    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 […]