Thunder Force (2021)

Thunder Force is a Netflix Original that takes place after a cosmic ray event leaves sociopaths with superpowers. Years later, two estranged childhood friends reunite as an unlikely crimefighting duo after one invents a superpower formula. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Thunder Force… Pros: Although I’m not a fan of the comedic elements,Continue reading “Thunder Force (2021)”

Bad Trip (2021)

Bad Trip is a buddy comedy, following Eric Andre and Lil Rel Howery on their road trip to New York. Along with a few scripted scenes are elaborate pranks meant to catch the unsuspecting bystanders off guard. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Bad Trip… Pros: This is a unique movie that operates inContinue reading “Bad Trip (2021)”

Little Otik (2000)

Little Otik, AKA Greedy Guts, is a haunting story about an infertile couple who decide to raise a tree stump as their child. And as the synopsis would suggest, you’ve probably never seen anything quite like this movie. It’s a surreal dark comedy by Czechian director Jan Švankmajer. Let’s consider the pros and cons ofContinue reading “Little Otik (2000)”

Wonder Boys (2000)

Wonder Boys follows Grady Tripp, a professor and once accomplished author who’s going through a bit of a rough patch. During the week of WordFest, Grady’s wife leaves him and his editor, played by Robert Downey Jr. arrives to hound him over an unfinished novel. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Wonder Boys… Pros:Continue reading “Wonder Boys (2000)”

Yes Day (2021)

Yes Day is a Netflix Original starring Jennifer Garner as Allison, an overprotective mother who finds herself saying “Yes” less and less. After an eye opening parent teacher conference, Ally and Carlos learn about a parenting technique that claims to get children to behave. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Yes Day… Pros: Firstly,Continue reading “Yes Day (2021)”

Moxie (2021)

Moxie is an empowering coming of age story about a shy teenager who anonymously establishes a feminist club at her school. After being rated “Most Obedient” by the dirtbags of Rockport High, Vivian finds her voice in a big way. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Moxie… Pros: Amy Poehler does a commendable jobContinue reading “Moxie (2021)”

Juno (2007)

Juno is an emotional slice of life story that shows how one offbeat teenager handles her unplanned pregnancy. Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody prove to be an effective director/writer duo garnering four Oscar nominations, winning best screenplay. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Juno… Pros: Firstly, Elliot Page gives an endearing performance as Juno,Continue reading “Juno (2007)”

Tom and Jerry (2021)

Tom and Jerry is a live action cartoon movie that released in theaters and HBO Max in February 2021. The iconic characters return with a 3D remastering, to charm our socks off and carry out their classic gags! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Tom and Jerry… Pros: Firstly, I think the actors areContinue reading “Tom and Jerry (2021)”

I Care a Lot (2020)

I Care a Lot premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival late last year and found it’s home on Netflix in February 2021. The movie is a cynical commentary on the greed that fuels the health and homecare industries. Let’s consider the pros and cons of I Care a Lot… Pros: Rosamund Pike gives anContinue reading “I Care a Lot (2020)”

Waiting… (2005)

Waiting… is a comedy that follows the screwball staff of a Shenaniganz restaurant during their typical night shift. The humor is crude, but also fitting for this young group of ne’er do wells. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Waiting…… Pros: There’s something endearing about the untapped potential of Justin Long’s character, Dean. HeContinue reading “Waiting… (2005)”