Coco

CocoDirector: Lee Unkrich & Adrian Molina
Run Time: 1h 45m
MPAA: PG
Stars: 2.0

I’m way over-thinking this. Continue reading

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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Popstar - Never Stop Never StoppingDirectors: Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone
Run Time: 1h 27m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.5

Have you ever wished there was a way to package up everything that’s wrong and absurd about celebrity status today and mock it for 90 whole minutes? Your wish has been granted. It’s called Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. Because why wouldn’t it be? Continue reading

Ricki and the Flash

Ricki and the FlashDirector: Jonathan Demme
Run Time: 1h 41m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

It seems Diablo Cody couldn’t decide which family bonding clichés she wanted to use for Ricki and the Flash…so she used them all! Less is more, Diablo. Less is more. Continue reading

Straight Outta Compton

Straight Outta ComptonDirector: F. Gary Gray
Run Time: 2h 27m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.5

I’m not gonna lie. I saw this movie because my husband chose it for date night. Otherwise I would’ve chosen to skip it. While I was pleasantly surprised, I can’t say I was blown away like most seem to be. Continue reading

Love & Mercy

Love & MercyDirector: Bill Pohlad
Run Time: 2h 1m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.5

Love & Mercy is a difficult film to watch. An artist who is already awkward is on the verge of a complete breakdown. When you get a glimpse of what his life turned into things only get more difficult. While this is a beautiful movie, I have little desire to watch it again. Continue reading

I’ll See You in My Dreams

I'll See You in My DreamsDirector: Brett Haley
Run Time: 1h 32m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.5

A deceivingly strong start to get your hopes up, followed by a devastating crash and burn into a depressing moral: there comes a point where new beginnings aren’t possible anymore. I’ll See You in My Dreams didn’t live up to its hype. Continue reading

Pitch Perfect 2

Pitch Perfect 2Director: Elizabeth Banks
Run Time: 1h 55m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.5

Welcome to Pitch Perfect‘s less adorable half-sister. Prepare yourself to relive everything you loved about the prequel redone in almost the same way. Continue reading

Pitch Perfect

Pitch PerfectDirector: Jason Moore
Run Time: 1h 52m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.5

That a-ca-awkward moment when you have a total nerdgasm watching a movie about the highly competitive world of a cappella…and you’re NOT sorry. Continue reading