Spy: The Secret Agent Comedy I Didn’t Know I Needed

After Agent Bradley Fine (Jude Law) is killed in the line of duty, and the CIA’s top operatives are exposed, desk-bound Agent Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) heads out into the field to find and track Rayna Boyanov (Rose Byrne), Fine’s killer and the daughter of a European criminal who’s hidden a nuclear weapon. But when Agent Rick Ford (Jason Statham) goes rogue and almost blows Cooper’s cover, Cooper has to go deep undercover with Boyanov. Continue reading “Spy: The Secret Agent Comedy I Didn’t Know I Needed”

This Is Where I Leave You Movie

This Is Where I Leave You: A Look Into Complicated Relationships and Love

After the death of their father, the Altman children return home to fulfill their father’s dying wish that they “sit shiva,” a Jewish tradition of week-long mourning in which they stay at the family home and receive visitors. During shiva, Judd (Jason Bateman), Wendy (Tina Fey), Paul (Corey Stoll), Phillip (Adam Driver), and their mother, Hillary (Jane Fonda), all confront marital and familial issues. Continue reading “This Is Where I Leave You: A Look Into Complicated Relationships and Love”

Rose Byrne in Insidious Chapter 2

Insidious 2: A Derivative of a Derivative

I might have to make an exception for my horror movie hatred. And that exception is James Wan, who’s known for his work with the original Saw film, Insidious, and most recently The Conjuring, which I loved. I like Wan because he’s returning the horror genre to old-school “creepy” and not relying on gore and torture porn to scare us. Continue reading “Insidious 2: A Derivative of a Derivative”