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Feb 11 2022

I Want You Back (2022) – Movie Review

I Want You Back is another collection of romantic comedy cliches given enough spark by its leads to make viewers at least stay until the end, even though the film follows the rom-com playbook to the letter. There really isn’t much innovation in this cinematic pantheon, is there? The “Someone loses their significant other and […]
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Mar 22 2018

Pacific Rim: Uprising

I honestly didn’t want to see Pacific Rim: Uprising, much less review it. 2013’s Pacific Rim didn’t wow me, even with its larger-than-life, IMAX-sized monsters vs. machines WWE-style matches. Truthfully, films like these – even comic book films of late – are just rehashes of Irwin Allen disaster films. There’s not a whole lot of […]
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Jul 28 2015

Vacation

In the early minutes of “Vacation”, a grown-up Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms), now a pilot for a discount commercial airline, pronounces to his family that this “Vacation” will be a little different from the first “Vacation”. Because this time around, he points out, it’s two boys instead of a boy and a girl (referring to a […]
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Jul 14 2013

Pacific Rim

Each week in this season of mega-budget movies I’ve come a little closer to making the comment, “If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen ‘em all”. Of course, that would be a major backslide for me as a critic (I’m still trying to dial down my use of the word “cliché” in my reviews), but as […]
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Jul 9 2011

Horrible Bosses

(This review was originally published on July 9, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) If Seth Gordon were a less competent director, I might be tempted to make a few cheap and obvious critical references to the title of his newest film “Horrible Bosses”, though I would not be proud of myself for it. Fortunately, his […]
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