Category: quirky

  • “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: […]

  • “Bliss” Movie Review

    “Bliss” Movie Review

    Greg Wittle (Owen Wilson) is struggling at work. He is recently divorced and estranged from his daughter and son. His life is unraveling. Greg spends his hours at work making intricate drawings of a fantastical location, with beautiful buildings and scenery, and one beautiful woman. He says these are his thoughts and he can’t seem […]

  • “From the Vine” Movie Review

    “From the Vine” Movie Review

    Automotive executive, Marco Gentile (Joe Pantoliano), promised his mentor to always do the right thing…from the heart. When it came time to give a speech on the state-of-the-company, the bored (sic) of directors made changes to Marco’s presentation and Marco was at an inflection point…..do what is in his heart…..or do what the directors want. […]

  • “Petunia” Movie Review

    “Petunia” Movie Review

    The Petunia’s are one highly dysfunctional family. Mom, Felicia (Christine Lahti), is a severely fucked up Psychologist. Dad, Percy (David Rasche), is the same. They have been married too long and, now that the kids are out of the house and they can actually enjoy life, decide they want a divorce. Insecure middle child Michael […]