Minions

Universal Pictures Rated PG for action and rude humor. Running time: 91 minutes. Two stars out of four. We are a Minion-friendly household around here. My 5-year-old son, Nicolas, loves the Minions so much, he thinks he actually IS one. We’ve been on the “Despicable Me” ride at Universal Studios more times than I can […]

Oscar Nominations 2015

First of all, I’m not sure why I care so much. I said this to my husband this morning after the Academy Award nominations came out and I was thoroughly worked up over how terrible they were. I’m not sure why any of us care so much, actually. Maybe it’s because we see movies to […]

What the Flick?! — Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

The Judith Viorst children’s book is merely a springboard for this family-friendly comedy, which isn’t as cloying as it looks and features an appealing weird streak. You could do worse.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Paramount Pictures Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, drug use, language and comic violence. Running time: 119 minutes. Two stars out of four. “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” is so scattershot in its stream-of-consciousness sense of mayhem, it makes the original “Anchorman” look like a John le Carre adaptation by comparison. Now, I know […]

What the Flick?! — The Way, Way Back

Pure formula, but it’s smart, sweet and crowd-pleasing.

What the Flick?! — Despicable Me 2

More minions, please. That was Nic Lemire’s review, at least.