‘Why Him?’ Review

Directed by John Hamburg Written by John Hamburg, Ian Helfer and Jonah Hill Starring: James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck and Keegan-Michael Key ☆☆☆ As a film critic, I try and see everything I can. As an amateur film critic, I try and avoid things that have the smell of a … More ‘Why Him?’ Review

‘Jackie’ Review

Directed by Pablo Larraín Written by Noah Oppenheim Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt and Caspar Phillipson ★★★ It is an iconic event in American history, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, dramatized and chronicled to the Nth degree, so why do it again? The answer, in short, is … More ‘Jackie’ Review

‘Sing’ Review

Directed by Garth Jennings Written by Garth Jennings Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Tori Kelly, Taron Egerton and Nick Kroll ☆☆☆ “Sing” the latest animated offering from Illumination Entertainment – responsible for the Minions – is the worst kind musical: a jukebox musical. It’s also the worst kind … More ‘Sing’ Review

‘Office Christmas Party’ Review

Directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck Written by Justin Malen, Laura Solon, Dan Mazer, Jon Lucas, Scott Moore and Timothy Dowling Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T. J. Miller, Jillian Bell, Vanessa Bayer, Courtney B. Vance, Rob Corddry, Sam Richardson, Randall Park, Kate McKinnon and Jennifer Aniston ☆☆☆ “Office Christmas Party” is the type … More ‘Office Christmas Party’ Review