The War with Grandpa: Raise the White Flag

The War with Grandpa is a cringe-worthy comedy that doesn’t really break new ground on the genre nor offer anything we haven’t seen before. The antics in The War with Grandpa draw along similar lines to Home Alone.  A key difference being that the two at war are family members.  In spite of the cast, this film simply isn’t good.  While Rob Riggle is a natural comedian, Robert De Niro has shown in both Meet…

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Midnight Sun: It’s a Nicholas Sparks-Esque Film

Midnight Sun is a Nicholas Sparks-esque film that goes for comedy until the melodrama heats up in the third act. Katie Price (Bella Thorne) is a high school senior and rather than have a normal life, she’s stuck at home due to her being diagnosed with a rare genetic condition, xeroderma pigmentosum.  She spends her days hanging out with her dad, Jack (Rob Riggle) and her best friend, Morgan (Quinn Shepard), while writing songs and playing…

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12 Strong: Unsung Heroes Get Their Due

Unsung heroes get their due in 12 Strong as another declassified story comes to the screen. Nicolai Fuglsig makes an impressive feature directorial debut by giving audiences a thrilling drama based on the book Horse Soldiers by author Doug Stanton that revisits the beginning years of the War on Terror with soldiers traveling on horseback.  In no easy feat, Ted Tally and Peter Craig adapted the book as a screenplay.  Perhaps because of this, it…

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