Pain & Gain (2013)

Pain & Gain (2013) – I would just like to point out, before venturing into any sort of valid critique, that this is the only movie about which one can say and be grammatically correct “from the director of and starring The Rock.” Had to get that out of the way… Let us consider the … Continue reading

Community – “Competitive Ecology”

Community – “Competitive Ecology” Greendale Community College has other students. They’re in the background and some of them have even have popped up a few times (Starburns, Leonard, Magnitude) but we focus on the same study group because… well, that’s how TV shows work. So when the study group gets paired with random strangers for … Continue reading

Community – “The Geography of Global Conflict”

Community – “The Geography of Global Conflict” Okay, the only real problem I have with this week’s Community is that the interesting characters introduced last week played by Michael Kenneth Williams and John Goodman are nowhere to be seen. On that note, neither is Jim Rash as the unusual dean of Greendale Community college. That’s … Continue reading

Couples Retreat (2009)

Couples Retreat (2009) — Not a bad movie, though not necessarily a good one either.  But it made me laugh so I guess it goes in the “win” column, even if it’s not very good.  It’s one of those situations where you take people who are funny like Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, John … Continue reading