The Hollars (2016)

Director: John Krasinski Starring: Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, John Krasinski, Margo Martindale American movie-goers and sitcom fans love a good dysfunctional family. It makes for some great humor, occasionally an emotionally satisfying confrontation of the family’s issues, and above all, lets the audience feel better about their own familial turmoil. “The Hollars” … Continue reading The Hollars (2016)

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Don’t Think Twice (2016)

Director: Mike Birbiglia Starring: Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci, Chris Gethard, Tami Sagher It’s always heartwarming to see one of our friends develop a passion for the performing arts. Each time we see them up on stage, we’re in awe and thinking to ourselves, “Wow, Jamie should be famous for this!” Jamie … Continue reading Don’t Think Twice (2016)

Ghostbusters (2016)

Director: Paul Feig Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, Charles Dance, Michael Kenneth Williams, Chris Hemsworth In 1998, an American made “Godzilla” film was released – and despite critics’ utter loathing of it, the film ultimately grossed $379 million. Most importantly, nobody acted like it was the end of the world. In 2016, … Continue reading Ghostbusters (2016)

The Shallows (2016)

Director: Jaume Collet-Sera Starring: Blake Lively Just in case cinema hasn’t monsterized sharks enough since “Jaws”, here’s another go. Although “The Shallows” is yet another shark movie (and admittedly, made me fear going into the ocean even a couple of weeks after I’d seen it), it’s got a real bite to it, taking on the “human vs. … Continue reading The Shallows (2016)

Finding Dory (2016)

Director: Andrew Stanton Cast: Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O'Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy Finding Dory – it’s the sequel that college students and recent graduates have been waiting for, and the one that the present generation of kids didn’t know they wanted. The movie isn’t bad, but it isn’t … Continue reading Finding Dory (2016)