RogerEbert.com — Why Him?

Bryan Cranston and James Franco are stuck in one-note roles as an uptight father and his wild, would-be son-in-law, respectively, in this raunchy, R-rated comedy. Meanwhile, the young woman at the center of their squabble, a Stanford University senior played by Zoey Deutch, doesn’t seem to have much agency in her own future. Merry Christmas […]

Danielle Cuccio’s 5 Films to Make You Happy

We are not exactly known for being perpetually sunny and perky around here. We get a little edgy. We get a little sarcastic. We get a little, well, critical. But my friend Danielle Cuccio, who’s one of my favorite yoga instructors, simply radiates positivity. It’s evident as she works with students and helps clients through […]

Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas

Samuel Goldwyn Films Rated PG for some thematic elements. Running time: 80 minutes. Zero stars out of four. Let’s just set aside the ideology for a second. We’ll get to that, I promise. Purely from a technical perspective — from a perspective of sheer craft — “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas” is hilarious in its ineptitude. […]

What the Flick?! — Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas

“Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas” — or as I like to think of it, “Tyler Perry’s Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas” — is a holiday comedy for Christian audiences that’s hilarious in its ineptitude. Seriously, how did this get released? It’s “The Room” of Christmas movies. Alonso and I had a good time discussing it.

What the Flick?! — Christmas movies

Matt and I help Alonso pimp out his book, “Have Yourself a Movie Little Christmas,” and discuss our most-favorite and least-favorite holiday films.