Keegan-Michael Key

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Jul 13 2018

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

The day before viewing Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, my eight-year-old daughter and I crammed both of the preceding installments in a 3-hour binge. Yup, 180 minutes of animated Adam Sandler shtick, co-written either by Sandler himself (Hotel Transylvania 2) or Robert Smigel (a Sandler collaborator since “Saturday Night Live”). (British comedy writer Peter Baynham […]
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Dec 19 2016

Review: “Storks”

What do you get when you cross an animator with a director who specializes in raunchy adult humor? Not “Sausage Party”, believe it or not, but Warner Animation’s “Storks”, a kid-friendly yarn that is also funny enough to engage the grown-ups. If we’re talking about a way to fill 90 minutes and you just can’t […]
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Sep 22 2016

Storks

Warner Bros. Pictures’ new animated film Storks main theme can be seen one of two ways: 1) a backhanded slap against big business, or 2) a reigniting of the flames of one’s true purpose in the world. Either way, Storks emerges as a frenetic, joyously adorable family film which will probably strain your neck from […]
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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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May 21 2015

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is one of those movies you so desperately want to like. It’s got high-flying action, plucky characters, a good amount of whimsy, and strong values running throughout. The trouble is, at least for me, there’s way too much of the latter thrown in, and what should be a lighthearted adventure turns into more of […]
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May 14 2015

Pitch Perfect 2

“The Pitch Is Back.” So say the promotional materials for Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to the sleeper hit from 2012 that captivated hearts and voices everywhere. If you missed it, here’s a slight recap: Pitch Perfect featured Anna Kendrick as Beca, an introvert in her first year at fictional Barden University, who breaches her […]
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