Movie Review: Booksmart (2019)

Booksmart Poster I kind of sort of wish my final day/night of school had been like this

Stars: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Billie Lourd
Director: 
Olivia Wilde

Synopsis: Molly (Beanie Feldstein) & Amy (Kaitlyn Dever), two best friends who spent their high school years studying and not doing anything crazy like partying or letting loose, realise that the kids that did the opposite to them still managed to get into great colleges despite doing all of the fun things. So, on the eve of their graduation, they are determined to cram as much fun as they can into the evening by sneaking out and attending a party hosted by the most popular guy in the grade. The only problem is that they don’t have his address so a simple trip to a party turns into a crazy night full of fun and adventure. Continue reading Movie Review: Booksmart (2019)

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Movie Review: The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

Dead Dont Die poster “This is definitely going to end badly”

Stars: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloë Sevigny, Tilda Swinton, Danny Glover, Tom Waits
Director: 
Jim Jarmusch

Synopsis: The small town of Centreville two local cops, Cliff (Bill Murray) and Ronnie (Adam Driver), find themselves in the middle of a zombie apocalypse as the dead begin the rise from their graves. Continue reading Movie Review: The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

Movie Review: Rim of the World (2019)

Rim of World poster This movie desperately wants to be every sci-fi or kid gang movie from the 80s or 90s….it’s not though, not even close.

Stars: Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr., Alessio Scalzotto
Director: 
McG

Synopsis: An alien invasion happens during summer camp and four teenagers are left on their own after wandering off and missing the evacuation. While trying to figure out what to do, an astronaut in a capsule crash lands near them and enlists their help to get a data key to a lab in Pasadena to essentially save the world. Continue reading Movie Review: Rim of the World (2019)

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)

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)