Horrible Bosses, Hilarious Movie

Horrible Bosses plays like a more broad, mainstream Coen Brothers movie.  And that’s just fine with me. In classic film noir fashion, we see a scatterbrained plan from three knuckleheads (Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis) quickly spiral out of control before they realize they’re in way over their heads.  And as with any … Continue reading

Review: The Switch

Consistently funny but far from versatile, Jennifer Aniston may have met her male acting equivalent in fellow former sit-com star Jason Bateman.  But while Aniston’s name may sit atop the movie poster for The Switch, make no mistake… this is Bateman’s movie. It seems artificial insemination is “in” this year, and semen jokes are surely … Continue reading

7/13 DVD Rundown

Plenty of choices this week, but the best options are the ones you likely haven’t heard much about… The Greatest (Shauna Feste, 2009) With Pierce Brosnan, Carey Mulligan, Susan Sarandon, Aaron Johnson, Johnny Simmons and Michael Shannon. This movie got the ol’ Montreal Screwjob back in April when its distributer dumped it into 19 measly … Continue reading

Movie Review: The Bounty Hunter

We’ve been watching Gerard Butler struggle wit his American accent for the past several years, but that’s the least of his worries in The Bounty Hunter as he and the usually dependable Jennifer Aniston have trouble inspiring any sort of comedic reaction in the witless comedy. The toughest part about writing a movie review is … Continue reading