‘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…

‘In Other Words’ Review- A Charming Rom-Com

Directed by Patrick Perez Vidauri who also co-produced it with screenwriter Cristina Nava, ‘In Other Words‘ is an independent romantic comedy from LuxIII Pictures. True Andrews (Bryan McClure) has created “Compatible,” a dating app with his business partner Benny (Rishi Arya) and lawyer Kiki (Joe Nunez). Despite True’s fear of speaking to beautiful women and…

‘The Gentlemen’ Review- A Slick Gangster Comedy

Guy Ritchie produces, writes, and directs ‘The Gentlemen,’ a British action-comedy that premiered at the Curzon Mayfair Cinema and was one of the few films to make it to theaters in 2020. It was made by Miramax and released in the United States through STXfilms. American gangster Michael ‘Mickey’ Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) angers British tabloid…

‘Desperados’ Review- Boring And Gross

So, yeah, ‘Desperados‘ is a comedy film directed by LP, based on a screenplay by Ellen Rapoport. It was made by the production company Good Universe and distributed through Netflix. Unemployed and desperate Wesley (Nasim Pedrad) is having a rough time. Her friend Brooke (Anna Camp) is reeling after discovering her husband is having an…

‘Space Force’ Season 1 Review

‘Space Force‘ is a ten-episode Netflix sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Steve Carrell. The comedy series satirizes the Space Force military department which aims to help NASA go to the Moon, but with different purposes. General Mark R. Naird (Steve Carell) is made Space Force’s first Chief of Space Operations at their headquarters in…

‘The Wrong Missy’ Review- David Spade Carries The Film

‘The Wrong Missy‘ is a Netflix comedy film from Happy Madison Productions directed by Tyler Spindel based on a screenplay by Kevin Barnett and Chris Pappas. Tim Morris (David Spade) has a disastrous date with Melissa “Missy” (Lauren Lapkus), who is extremely weird and boisterous, almost causing Tim to get beat up by WWE wrestler…

‘Coffee And Kareem’ Review- Needs Less Cream

Directed by Michael Dowse, ‘Coffee And Kareem’ is an alleged action-comedy that takes the buddy cop genre and tries to put a new spin on it.  James Coffee (Ed Helms) is a bumbling Detroit cop who is dating a single-mother nurse named Vanessa Manning (Taraji P. Henson). When her son Kareem (Terrence Little Gardenhigh) spots…

‘The Death Of Stalin’ Review- A Satire Of Tyranny

Directed by Armando Iannucci, ‘The Death Of Stalin’ is a British dark comedy that satirizes the chaos that ensued following the death of Soviet Union despot Joseph Stalin. After receiving a harsh note from pianist Maria Yudina (Olga Kurylenko), Soviet Union Premier Joseph Stalin (Adrian McLoughlin) reads it and has a cerebral hemorrhage and dies.…

‘Changeland’ Review- Good Vibes All Around

Seth Green goes the extra mile in Changeland, which he starred in, wrote, and made his directorial review. Released by Gravitas Ventures, the film is drama but also has several comedic moments. Brandon (Seth Green) meets his best friend Dan (Breckin Meyer) in Thailand, where he reveals that he discovered his wife has been cheating…

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Review- Nazism And Absurdity

How do you make Nazis and Nazism funny? Taika Waititi writes and directs Jojo Rabbit, a comedy-drama based in Germany during the end of the Second World War. It has been nominated for multiple awards at various ceremonies and was selected by the American Film Institute as one of the top ten movies of 2019.…

‘Parasite’ Review- A South Korean Masterpiece

Parasite is a Korean dark comedy directed by Bong Joon-ho, who also co-produced and co-wrote it. The film was released CJ Entertainment and won Best Foreign Language Film at the 77th Golden Globes, a first for a Korean movie. The young Kim Ki-woo (Choi Woo-shik) lives with his poor family in a basement apartment. He…

‘The Laundromat’ Review- Too Preachy

Acclaimed director Steven Soderbergh takes the helm of The Laundromat based on a screenplay by Scott Z. Burns. It comedically tells the story of the lawyers at the forefront of the infamous “Panama Papers” leak, which exposed shady dealings between lawyers, governments, criminals, bankers, and businessmen. Ellen Martin’s (Meryl Streep) husband Joseph (James Cromwell) is…