The Adam Project Fits In With Amblin’s 1980s Movies

The Adam Project isn’t the second coming of Free Guy but it shows that last summer’s Shawn Levy-Ryan Reynolds combo isn’t a fluke. Every now and then, there’s a film coming out that reminds me of the movies I grew up with. In 2011, it was Super 8. This year, it’s The Adam Project. Steven Spielberg might not be behind this movie but it’s something I could see him producing in the 1980s. This is…

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day is full of hysterics and chaos during every minute of the film. After having one of the worst days ever, Alexander Cooper (Ed Oxenbould) doesn’t get any sympathy from his family members. What does he decide to do when making a wish upon a birthday cupcake? He wishes for his family to have a similar day to his. This is where the movie starts going…

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Draft Day: NFL Film Bypasses Realism For Drama

Draft Day may not be the most realistic look an NFL office under pressure every April but this sports drama is still a solid film on rewatch. Whenever I hear Kevin Costner is starring in a sports movie, it commands my attention. When it comes to sports films, the man can do no wrong. Field of Dreams, Bull Durham, Tin Cup, need I say more? And so it was that I saw Costner on the…

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Yes Day: Say Yes To This Family Comedy!

The briskly paced Yes Day comes a year into the pandemic but it’s a nice a reminder of the fun that families will be having in due time. Maybe it’s because I haven’t been out of my apartment much for the past few months but I really needed this film. Here’s how much attention this film had: I did not look at my clock once! Nor did my cell phone bother to capture my attention…

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Wakefield: Bryan Cranston is worthy of an Oscar Nomination

In many ways, Wakefield feels like it is a modern day version of Rear Window but without all the thrills that came with the Alfred Hitchcock classic in this character study that stars Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston. Written and directed by Robin Swicord, the film was based on the short story of the same name by E.L. Doctorow.  Bryan Cranston leads the cast and let me just say how essential the Breaking Bad star is…

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