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  • Stuber

    Stuber

    ★½

    So. Stuber isn't a movie I intended to ever see. But... was meeting with a friend who had to drop his car office for work near me, and that's all that was playing at 11:00-11:30 AM that I hadn't seen.

    It's a strange film.

    The writers seem to know all the beats to hit, and while it isn't quite formulaic (I'll explain), you can see many how plot points will unfold from 10 miles away. It's a lot of lazy…

  • Long Shot

    Long Shot

    ★★★★

    I liked Long Shot more the second time around, but will keep the 4-star rating.

    The chemistry between Theron and Rogen is somewhat astonishing, and truly sells the premise flawlessly. Rogen pretty much always plays himself, but shines here. Theron is near perfect, balancing the role of a woman who has a global public face vs. who she is in private life.

    Not all the jokes work, but there's nothing too cringey. I think the moments that fall a bit…

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  • Us

    Us

    ★★½

    I've said it before here, and I am sticking by it... Any movie that has a character (usually a villain) whistling or humming a nursery rhyme or the like is not going to be good.

    I am sure I will be in the minority on disliking Us though, since people still seem to be losing their shit over so-so movies like Suspiria, Hereditary, and Mandy.

    I found it neither scary nor funny.

    Really disliked that alternate voice Lupita used. It's…

  • Green Book

    Green Book

    #$@&%! GREEN BOOK???

    I am officially done with the Oscars.

    The next time I ever watch the show will be from 𝖍𝖊𝖑𝖑!!!

    (Wait... Sorry. Someone just reminded me Jews don't believe in Hell.)

    The next time I ever watch the show will be from a not-so-nice area of Heaven!!!