‘Father Christmas Is Back’ Review- Overacting Galore

The Netflix holiday comedy film ‘Father Christmas Is Back‘ is directed by Mick Davis and Philippe Martinez, who did the story and also co-produced it with Alan Latham. Caroline Christmas (Nathalie Cox) and her husband Peter (Kris Marshall) are preparing for a Christmas celebration. Joanna is stressed and puts pressure on her husband to get…

‘Army of Thieves’ Review- Well, I Was Right About One Thing

From the mind of Zack Snyder comes the Netflix action-comedy ‘Army of Thieves.’ It is directed by Matthias Schweighöfer and based on a screenplay by Shay Hatten. Sebastian Schlencht-Wöhnert (Matthias Schweighöfer) is living a mundane life as a banker and hosts a less-than-popular YouTube channel discussing safecracking. He gets invited to a safecracker tournament that…

‘Riders of Justice’ Review- A Sharp Thrill Ride

‘Riders of Justice‘ is a dark comedy action film written and directed by Anders Thomas Jensen. It was released in Europe in November 2020 but arrived in the United States in May 2021. Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) is a soldier serving in Afghanistan who gets a call that his wife Emma (Anne Birgitte Lind) has died…

‘Good On Paper’ Review- Dull. Dimwitted. Disaster.

‘Good On Paper‘ is a Netflix film directed by Kimmy Gatewood in her directorial film debut. It is an alleged comedy and made by Universal Pictures. Andrea (Iliza Shlesinger) is a 34-year-old stand-up comedian who is trying to break into television. After losing a part to her rival Serrena Halstead (Rebecca Rittenhouse), she gets angry…

‘Bad Detectives’ Review- A Fun Mystery

‘Bad Detectives‘ is an indie comedy mystery helmed by Presley Paras in his directorial debut and written by Chris Johnson. The movie was made by Mutiny Pictures. Ping Liu (Dralla Aierken) and Nic O’Connell (Freya Tingley) were childhood friends, but had a falling out. However, after their grandfathers pass away, the two return to Los…

‘Florida Man’ Volume 1 Graphic Novel Review

Comic book writer Mike Baron is back with a hilarious new comic book ‘Florida Man: Volume 1.’ Featuring an army of incredibly talented artists including Joe Comstock, Pat Broderick, Brett R. Smith, Barry McClain Jr., Elias Martins, Marcelo Salaza, and Todd Mulrooney, get ready for a wild ride in the Sunshine State. Gary Duba is…

‘Thunder Force’ Review- Miscreant Farce

Written and directed by Ben Falcone, ‘Thunder Force‘ is a comedy superhero film co-produced by Melissa McCarthy. It was released on Netflix. Chicago native and forklift driver Lydia Berman (Melissa McCarthy) lives in a world where supervillains called Miscreants are terrorizing the population. Prior to her high school reunion, she reaches out to her estranged…

‘Locked Down’ Review- Tone Deaf And Boring

‘Locked Down‘ is an HBO Max original comedy film directed by Doug Liman and written by Steven Knight. It was made by Warner Bros. Pictures in their surge of streaming films to come out in 2021. Linda (Anne Hathaway) is the CEO of a fashion company is living in London during the Covid lockdown with…

Movie Review- The Ramen Girl

‘The Ramen Girl‘ is a 2006 romantic comedy directed by Robert Allan Ackerman based on a screenplay by Becca Topol. It is co-produced by the film’s star Brittany Murphy. Abby (Brittany Murphy) has moved to Tokyo, Japan to be with her boyfriend Ethan (Gabriel Mann), who breaks up with her after he gets a job…

‘Toradora!’ Anime Series Review

‘Toradora!’ is a high school “slice of life” romantic comedy anime that ran from 2008 to 2009. The show was created by J.C.Staff, running on TV Tokyo and dubbed by NIS America. It based on the manga by Yuyuko Takemiya. This review is based on the dub. Ryuji Takasu (Erik Scott Kimerer) is a high…

‘Superintelligence’ Review- Not So Smart

‘Superintelligence‘ is directed by Ben Falcone who also co-produced it with his wife and the film’s star Melissa McCarthy. It was made by New Line Cinema and released on HBO Max. Seattle native Carol Peters (Melissa McCarthy) is a former corporate executive who wants to get into humanitarian work, but one day, she is visited…

‘Palm Springs’ Review- Infinity Fun

‘Palm Springs‘ is a Hulu original comedy directed by Max Barbakow and is co-produced by the film’s star Andy Sandberg. It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and had a limited theatrical run. On November 9th, Sarah (Cristin Milioti) arrives at her sister Tala’s (Camila Mendes) Palm Springs wedding where she is…

‘Love, Guaranteed’ Review- Cheesy, But Pleasant

‘Love, Guaranteed‘ is a romantic comedy directed by Mark Steven Johnson. It was made by Off Camera Entertainment and Industry Entertainment with star Rachael Leigh Cook serving as co-producer. It was distributed by Netflix. Civil litigator Susan Whitaker (Rachael Leigh Cook) lives in Seattle working with accountant Roberto (Sean Amsing) and legal assistant Denise (Lisa…

‘Emma’ Review- A Delightful Dramedy

‘Emma‘ is a 2020 adaption of Jane Austen’s Regency Era novel of the same name. It is the directorial feature film debut for Autumn de Wilde, a critically-acclaimed photographer and music video director. Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy) lives alone with her widowed father Mr. Woodhouse (Bill Nighy). She becomes friends with the shy Harriet Smith…