Death to 2020

Clearly a different style of show to his “wipes”, but at the same time essentially and necessarily similar – so it’s impossible not to invite comparison.  Some pretty good stuff in here, albeit with a much slower pace than I’d have liked.  And I think it was possibly aimed at …

Central Intelligence

Oddball buddy setup with Kevin Hart (former highschool sports hero who became an accountant) and Dwayne Johnson (former overweight dweeb who became The Rock, and works for the CIA).  I love a film that barefacedly walks in to a stupid premise.  This one did just that, and now I think …

Miss Congeniality

Can’t believe I hadn’t seen this – and I think it unlocked a bit more of an understanding for me about why people are so interested in Sandra Bullock.  I’d always found her a bit beige as an actor, however this role highlighted Bullock as an actor with quite the …

Happiest Season

Fairly standard “girl takes partner home to parents for Christmas” story with subterfuge because parents will disapprove, notable chiefly because the protagonists are a lesbian couple. I think a reasonably admirable cast, in search of a better storyline.  Definitely a less-awful denouement. 👎

Plus One

A wedding-table-comedy which I was sure I’d already seen before, but didn’t recognise any of the details.  Jack Quaid from off of The Boys inadvertantly ends up in pact with his laddish behaving mate about them taking each other as their Plus One to all the weddings they’ve got lined …

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