The tagline on the cover art for the Blu-ray for The Art of Getting By states, “From the studio that brought you Juno and (500) Days of Summer.” It is basically stating, “If you liked those films, you might like this one.” What is should have stated is, “If you liked those films, stick with [...]
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I had a chance to watch the opening of Scream once I got home, after watching this third sequel. I think those 10 minutes may be the best thing that director Wes Craven has ever done. The sequence has a lot of fun playing with convention, ratcheting up the tension, and then paying off in [...]
A mildly entertaining comedy drama that functions like a John Hughes film set in a psychiatric ward. There are elements present that could have made this a much better movie, chief among them being the performance by Zach Galifianakis, but the overall tone of the film never quite pulls off being both effectively comedic and [...]
What can be more indicative of a romantic comedy than the title of Valentine’s Day? Sure it’s sappy, and sure it’s formulaic as hell, but I just can’t shake the minority feeling that when I say compared to the handful of lackluster films I have seen theatrically these first five months of 2010, Valentine’s Day [...]