Lady Bird

Lady BirdDirector: Greta Gerwig
Run Time: 1h 34m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.0

I’m sure anyone who attended Catholic school in Sacramento, CA would appreciate Lady Bird. Unfortunately, the film catered too much to this narrow niche of an audience. I attended public school in Central Florida. A bit different, apparently. Continue reading

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Jumanji 2Director: Jake Kasdan
Run Time: 1h 59m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 4.0

I was fully expecting to hate this Jumanji sequel. But I was delightfully proven wrong. Continue reading

Nerve

NerveDirectors: Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman
Run Time: 1h 36m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.0

Nerve is like a real game of Truth or Dare: it starts out entertaining and there’s a lot of fun to be had, but it quickly turns into the over-the-top measuring contest that ruins your sleepover. Continue reading

Central Intelligence

Central IntelligenceDirector: Rawson Marshall Thurber
Run Time: 1h 54m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

Usually people tell you to be nice to the geeks in high school because they’ll end up handling your taxes or inventing the next big technological advance. You’ll want them as allies. On some rarer occasions, those same geeks might end up being crazy CIA agents who are trying to save the world. Continue reading

Woodlawn

WoodlawnDirectors: Andrew Erwin & Jon Erwin
Run Time: 2h 3m
MPAA: PG
Stars: 3.0

Let me get this straight: I just saw another football movie…and it was made by Christians…and it didn’t suck?? I’m so confused. (NOTE: Please keep reading before you judge me too harshly.) Welcome to Woodlawn. Continue reading