Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Kick Ass 2 poster It should have been called Ass Kick because it got it’s ass kicked as a sequel – And off I go to pursue my life of comedy greatness

Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Jeff Wadlow

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Synopsis: After the events of the first movie Mindy (Chloë Grace Moretz) is struggling with going to school, being ‘normal’ and not being Hit Girl all the time. Meanwhile Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) willingly stopped being Kick-Ass and is in turn struggling with boring day to day life. When begging Mindy to team up and be a duo fails, he searches elsewhere for other vigilantes in the city to work with. But of course every superhero needs a bad guy and the loss of his father and many people he was close to has caused Chris D’Amico (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) to be consumed by revenge and form his own team to be the cities ultimate super villain with the main goal….kill Kick-Ass. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

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Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Kick Ass poster Good call, baby doll!

Stars:  Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz, Mark Strong, Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Director: 
Matthew Vaughn

Synopsis: High school student and comic book nerd Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) decides to take it upon himself to wear a costume and become a real-life superhero and helping people in need. Doing this, however, causes him to cross paths with drug lords and criminals who suddenly want nothing more than to see him dead. It also means that two other ‘superheros’ are forced to show themselves in order to save his neck once or twice. Continue reading Movie Review: Kick-Ass (2010)

Move Review: The Hustle (2019)

Hustle poster They make scamming people look so fun…not that I’d ever do that….except maybe to the first guy in the movie, he totally deserved it.

Stars: Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp
Director: 
Chris Addison

Synopsis: When Penny (Rebel Wilson), a low-level scam artist, crosses paths with Josephine (Anne Hathaway), a high end and very successful scam artist you’d think it would be he perfect opportunity to team up and take down men together. However, it’s instead a case of extreme opposites irritating each other and bringing out the competitive streak in both. Thus, the challenge of who can first score $500k from bumbling accident-prone tech genius Thomas (Alex Sharp) is born and the 2 women will stop at nothing to win. Continue reading Move Review: The Hustle (2019)

Movie Review: Going in Style (2017)

Going In Style posterAnd now I want some damn pie…

Stars: Michael Caine, Alan Arkin, Morgan Freeman, Ann-Margret
Director: 
Zach Braff

Synopsis: Three older gentlemen find themselves no longer receiving a pension from the company they worked 30+ years for. Without this money they will struggle to pay rent or mortgages or generally live the relaxing retired life they want. When it also turns out that the bank they are all using is screwing each of them over in multiple ways, they decide to take matters into their own hands and rob it to get back the money they are owed. Continue reading Movie Review: Going in Style (2017)

Movie Review: Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

death day 2 posterThis is everything I wished the first movie was.

Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu
Director: 
Christopher Landon

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Synopsis: After thinking she had successfully beaten the killer and the time loop, Tree (Jessica Rothe) instead discovers it has unexpectedly passed to Carter’s (Israel Broussard) friend Ryan (Phi Vu). In trying to fix his loop in the lab, Ryan inadvertently sets everything back to the start of Tree’s original day where she discovers that in order to actually fix the loop for good, it’s not just a killer she has to worry about. Continue reading Movie Review: Happy Death Day 2U (2019)

Movie Review: Game Night (2018)

gamePro Life Tip: Always invite the creepy neighbour to your super fun, and only sometimes real life kidnapping, game night.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler
Directors: 
John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein

Synopsis: A group of friends meet regularly for a game night hosted by competitive couple Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel McAdams). When Max’s rich, successful and rather overshadowing older brother comes back to town, he takes over game night at his place for a special Murder Mystery party. Things turn from fun to freaky when the game turns into a real-life kidnapping and Max’s brother Brooks (Kyle Chandler) turns out to be a bit more than everyone originally thought. Continue reading Movie Review: Game Night (2018)

TV Review: Russian Doll – Season 1 (2019)

russianIt’s like Happy Death Day….but better!

Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Charlie Barnett, Yul Vazquez
Director: 
Leslye Headland, Natasha Lyonne, Amy Poehler

Synopsis: On the night of her 36th birthday, after attending a party thrown in her honour, Nadia (Natasha Lyonne) is hit by a car and tragically dies…..reawakening back in the bathroom at the party thrown in her honour for her 36th birthday with a crazy sense of déjà vu. This is until she dies again….and the day resets and she realises that she is re-living the same day over and over with dying restarting the loop until she figures out what is going on. Along the way, she meets Allan, who is the only other person to believe her story because he too also suffers from an undying curse. Continue reading TV Review: Russian Doll – Season 1 (2019)