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Vacation: Why Did We Need to Remake This?

Rusty Griswold (Ed Helms) is determined to drive across the country with his wife Debbie (Christina Applegate) and two sons, James (Skyler Gisondo) and Kevin (Steele Stebbins), in order to spend some quality family time at Walley World, just like he and his sister, Audrey (Leslie Mann), did with their parents, Clark (Chevy Chase) and Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), when they were younger. Continue reading “Vacation: Why Did We Need to Remake This?”

The Other Woman Is Like a Tyler Perry Movie for White Women

Successful attorney Carly (Cameron Diaz) has just started dating the perfect man, Mark (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). He’s smart, attractive, and successful. Oh, and he’s married. After an awkward run-in with Mark’s wife, Kate (Leslie Mann), who’s falling apart at the thought of her husband’s infidelity, Carly and Kate get to know one another and bond in a strange friendship. Eventually, they join up with Mark’s younger and hotter mistress, Amber (Kate Upton), to get revenge on him for screwing around on all of them. Continue reading “The Other Woman Is Like a Tyler Perry Movie for White Women”

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Stop-Motion! ParaNorman Time

Okay, so ParaNorman was made by the same people who made the Academy-Award-winning Coraline (which was also super freaky), so I knew it was going to be good. I didn’t see it in 3D because I didn’t feel it warranted 3D. A stop-motion film is amazing as it is. It doesn’t need any of that cinematic bullshit because, if it’s a good movie, there’s nothing to cover up (like a lacking plot or terrible acting).  Continue reading “Stop-Motion! ParaNorman Time”