Is There an Upside to “Downsizing?”

Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing” arrives on Blu-ray this week and with that arrival we have some important questions to ask.  Chief amongst these is why exactly does the film take a sharp turn to the bad after it starts off so well? The answer to that may be obvious, but it is a question worth asking… Read More

Movie Review: “Despicable Me 3”

The first “Despicable Me” was, if not a revelation, quite enjoyable. It was exceptionally funny, featured a clever plot, and had these crazy yellow things that spoke in a funny fashion (I love the Minions, if you’re against them you may be better off not continuing with this review). The second film was… less enjoyable.… Read More

Movie Review: "Ghostbusters" (2016) and a Tangled Web of Thoughts

I take my daughter to a decent number of movies. Some are press screenings and some are regular showings, but we see a lot of movies together. She actually has a running list of what she wants to see for the next three (or more) years. The movie she has been most excited for this… Read More

Movie Review: "Zoolander 2"

There have been almost 15 years between “Zoolander” films, with the first releasing in late September of 2001 and the second hitting theaters this week. Put another way, there have been not one, not two, but three “Star Wars” films released between “Zoolander” movies. Three. I will be the first to admit it, I only… Read More