Jojo Rabbit: Oscar-Winning Satire Comes Home

Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi’s Oscar-winning anti-hate satire, is now available for audiences to relive at home and add to their home video collection. There’s a tricky way of addressing the Holocaust and/or World War 2 through satire and humor but Jojo Rabbit does so in a perfect way. Very few films are able to tackle the subject through humor and get it right.  Or at least in way that isn’t tacky.  Making fun of the…

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Cats: The Worst Film of The Year and Decade

Cats may be musically pleasing to Broadway musical fans but for movie goers, the visual effects will only make someone want to gouge their eyes out. There’s a point in the film where Ian McKellen’s Gus The Theatre Cat says: “The theatre is not what it once was.”  To which a colleague of mine responded with “Amen.”  Amen indeed.  This film is quite the disgrace to theatres everywhere. Listen, I don’t know if anyone asked…

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Toronto 2019: Jojo Rabbit

There’s a tricky way of addressing the Holocaust and/or World War 2 through satire and humor but Jojo Rabbit does so in a perfect way. Jojo Betzler (Roman Griffin Davis) is a fanatical member of the Hitler Youth.  This is where Captain Klenzendorf (Sam Rockwell, playing another racist) leads the youth in training.  He’s bought into the Nazis so much that his invisible friend is none other than Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi) himself.  Only Taika…

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Isn’t It Romantic hits Blu-ray, Digital

Isn’t It Romantic? makes sure to hit all the romantic comedy cliches in an entertaining way complete with not one but two song-and-dance numbers.  You can now bring home the film on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital! Being trapped in a romantic comedy is sure to be anybody’s worst fear.  You know that the person you fall in love with is always going to be your best friend.  It’s never going to be the deliciously attractive…

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The Hustle Makes Fun Of Blind People

While Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson have fine chemistry, The Hustle makes the poor mistake of having jokes at the expense of blind people. The film may have a brisk pace and many jokes but one poor storytelling choice remains its downfall.  Did anybody stop to think at any point during pre-production that maybe these jokes were in poor taste?  I’m not even blind but even I would not go as far as to fake…

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Isn’t It Romantic? – A Romantic Comedy Satire

Isn’t It Romantic? makes sure to hit all the romantic comedy cliches in an entertaining way complete with not one but two song-and-dance numbers. Being trapped in a romantic comedy is sure to be anybody’s worst fear.  You know that the person you fall in love with is always going to be your best friend.  It’s never going to be the deliciously attractive hunk of guy.  I wrote down early on in my notes who…

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