Movie Review: “Blockers”

Is it possible to make a raunchy teenage sex comedy today, one that focuses on a diversity of opinions and backgrounds and sexual orientations, one that has fun with the genre, one that notes the double standards while still centering itself around them?  Yes, indeed it is, and “Blockers” is the proof of concept. Directed… Read More

Movie Review: “Ferdinand”

Ferdinand is a big, scary, bull.  So characters say (or act) in the Carlos Saldanha movie of the same name, which is based on the book by Munro Leaf and illustrated by Robert Lawson.  Of course, he’s not drawn as scary character here, he’s drawn as kind of a big bowl of pudding. Okay, so… Read More