My Fellow Americans: A Presidential Comedy

My Fellow Americans sees a pair of former presidents on the run when the current administration attempts to cover up previous bribes. Both Jack Lemmon and James Garner have the required chemistry for this presidential buddy comedy.  Even though Lemmon’s sparring partner, Walter Matthau, couldn’t do the project because of health reasons, we’re still able to have a fun time.  With the accent that Dan Aykroyd gives to his William Haney, the Canadian actor has…

"My Fellow Americans: A Presidential Comedy"

Second Act Can’t Overcome Cliches

Second Act has some promising moments but the comedy starring Jennifer Lopez falls into cliche-filled traps that are otherwise disappointing. Ozone Park Value Shop assistant manager Maya Vargas (Jennifer Lopez) enters her 43rd year of life by being passed over for a promotion.  It doesn’t matter how many innovative ideas she has because she does’t have the required college degree.  Does one need the necessary degree when their own record shows that they can do…

"Second Act Can’t Overcome Cliches"