The best part of being a film critic is you get to see everything. The worst part of being a film critic is … you get to see everything, whether you want to or not. Earlier this week, I posted my list of the 10 best films of 2017. Here are my picks for the 10 worst, […]
The zippy, zingy chemistry of longtime collaborators and best friends Tina Fey and Amy Poehler keeps “Sisters” consistently entertaining, even when it grows a tad repetitive and overlong. My RogerEbert.com review. Read the review here
Disney/Pixar Rated PG for mild thematic elements and some action. Running time: 94 minutes. Three and a half stars out of four. Here’s the main difference between me and my 5-year-old son. I mean, clearly, there are many, including the fact that someday soon he’ll be able to reach items on the high shelves in […]
The boys and I have some thoughts on Thursday morning’s Golden Globe nominations. It’s a lot of the usual suspects, but there also were some snubs and surprises.
Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler star in this parody of romantic comedies and all the formulas and cliches that make them seem so interchangeable. Working with director David Wain and an impressive supporting cast of likable comic talents, they’ve essentially made a formulaic, cliched romantic comedy. It’s sadly lifeless. My RogerEbert.com review. Read the review […]
Alonso and I have a major disagreement with our good friend, Amy Nicholson, over whether the romantic comedy parody “They Came Together” is actually funny or not.
Everything about “Free Birds” feels perfunctory, from its generic title and holiday setting to its starry voice cast and undistinguished use of 3-D. My RogerEbert.com review of this animated turkey. Read the review here
Free Birds is indeed a turkey. That’s right, I went there. Ben, Matt, Alonso and I carve into this flavorless animated comedy on What the Flick?!
For all you Adam Scott fans out there, here’s the lead performance from him you’ve been waiting for. He’s great as the adult child of divorce of the film’s acronym title, surrounded by a strong supporting cast including Richard Jenkins, Amy Poehler and Jane Lynch.