Sep 202016
 

Neighbors 2 is yet another needless sequel to a comedy and although it deviates somewhat from the original, the laughs, albeit a few, weren’t as consistent and there was an uncomfortable mean streak at times, something I generally loathe from a comedy.

 

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Nov 282013
 

Not sure what the producers (last count, 16 of them) were thinking, but with a bad script, thin characters and choppy editing, Getaway was a car-wreck from the beginning and save for some cool stunt work and a cool one-shot sequence, there’s nothing redeemable about this action-thriller and should’ve been placed on shelves with the other forgettable flicks.

 

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Oct 212011
 

Monte Carlo doesn’t break any new ground and is in fact predictable in almost every aspect of the story. The direction is only average even though they managed to film in two of the most beautiful cities in the world and yet thanks to Selena Gomez and the safe story, there’s a certain amount of charm. Now, this isn’t a film that will resonate for me beyond this review but I think enough of it works to make it at least a lukewarm recommendation.

 

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Nov 122010
 

Ramona and Beezus isn’t such a bad film and especially for one starring a kid, I wasn’t overly annoyed as I often am with child actors. The story and performances are pretty standard for a G-rated comedy/drama and I doubt I’ll even remember it in a couple of hours, but I think some families will enjoy it.

 

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Nov 122010
 

Ramona and Beezus isn’t such a bad film and especially for one starring a kid, I wasn’t overly annoyed as I often am with child actors. The story and performances are pretty standard for a G-rated comedy/drama and I doubt I’ll even remember it in a couple of hours, but I think some families will enjoy it.

 

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