The Beach Bum

Release: Friday, March 29, 2019 →Hulu Written by: Harmony Korine Directed by: Harmony Korine Spoiler alert for those who demand any lessons or morals be taught in a movie: The Beach Bum is not for you. It’s a hedonist adventure “from the mind of” Harmony Korine, a not-for-everyone kind of filmmaker notorious for creating dreamlike experiences that more or less forsakeContinue reading “The Beach Bum”

Month in Review: July ’19

Well unfortunately I never did manage to come up with some kind of “celebration” post for my blog’s eighth birthday — that opportunity came and went without so much as a kazoo being tooted. Actually — that can still happen. In fact, here’s literally an entire kazoo band to make up for that: Now, withoutContinue reading “Month in Review: July ’19”

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile

Release: Friday, May 3, 2019 (limited)  →Netflix Written by: Michael Werwie Directed by: Joe Berlinger Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile may appear on the surface as a redundant exercise. Do we really need another take on the American nightmare that was Ted Bundy? Like it or not we have come to know the man behind atContinue reading “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Release: Friday, July 8, 2016 [Theater] Written by: Andrew Jay Cohen; Brendan O’Brien Directed by: Jake Szymanski Have you saved the date for the Stangle wedding yet? There’s really no need if you don’t typically RSVP for the raunch, for the kind of testosterone-induced antics that invariably wind up with someone’s penis in something it should not be, good-lookingContinue reading “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

Release: Friday, May 20, 2016 [Theater] Written by: Nicholas Stoller; Andrew Jay Cohen; Brendan O’Brien; Evan Goldberg; Seth Rogen Directed by: Nicholas Stoller Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne have the worst luck when it comes to suburban living. Last time they were fighting tooth and nail to keep their sanity when a hard-partying fraternity, led by a half-nakedContinue reading “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”

Neighbors

Release: Friday, May 9, 2014 [Theater] Oh, there’s a condom on my front lawn; I guess here goes the neighborhood. A young married couple’s dreams of making many a wonderful memory in their first home together are dashed when they learn that a fraternity is moving in next door. Despite said frat house being filled with rowdy,Continue reading “Neighbors”