Last Vegas Movie

Last Vegas Has Everything But Laughs

Can we make a pact to stop comparing every bro-comedy to The Hangover? I mean, The Hangover wasn’t the first of its kind. Weekend at Bernie’s  capitalized on the bachelor screwball vacation movie back in the ’80s. And before that, every Chevy Chase movie relied on this same formula. So when I talk about Last Vegas, we’re talking about it in terms of it being Last Vegas. Everyone cool with that? Good. Because I’m going to move this baby along since there’s not really much substance to discuss with this movie. Continue reading “Last Vegas Has Everything But Laughs”

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook: The Silver Lining of All of the Movies in 2012

Guys, I don’t know what to do with myself anymore. I keep seeing these potential award-winning films, and they just keep getting better and better. It’s getting to the point where I see them and then have a mental breakdown afterward trying to figure out where I’m going to place my bets. And I have to say, Silver Linings Playbook, which I saw last Thursday, really threw a wrench into this whole mix. And I don’t mean it threw a wrench like my boyfriend does after he’s been trying to get a nut off of the flux capacitor or whatever on his car for three hours. I mean it made me completely reconsider everything I’ve been thinking about the movies that have been nominated thus far. Continue reading “Silver Linings Playbook: The Silver Lining of All of the Movies in 2012”