Promo poster for he's all that. Image of Addison Rae on left against a blue background with her name above and Tanner Buchanan on right against a red background. The title is below in all lower case with the tagline "It's his turn for a makeover."

Review: Gratuitous Product Placements & Harmful Messaging, Your Eyeballs Deserve So Much Better Than HE’S ALL THAT

It’s verging on heroic that they managed to mold a coherent plot around the more than 15 unique and conspicuous product placements in the movie He’s All That. Well, maybe heroic isn’t the best word for it. Appalling is perhaps a better term. A lot has been made about how He’s All That is a … Continue reading Review: Gratuitous Product Placements & Harmful Messaging, Your Eyeballs Deserve So Much Better Than HE’S ALL THAT

Movie poster for "Save Haven." Josh Duhamel and Kate in front of a beach. He is holding the sides of her face while their mouths move toward each other as if they are about to kiss.

Review: Let Me Save You the Trouble of Watching “Safe Haven”

Content Warning: The movie includes depictions of domestic violence. Also, the movie is not good. Uh, yeah. Save Haven is not a good movie. It's not like I went into it with especially high expectations, but, you know, Josh Duhamel is not unpleasant to look at and he was perfectly fine in The Lost Husband, … Continue reading Review: Let Me Save You the Trouble of Watching “Safe Haven”

Bright & Shiny Things To Watch (And a Few To Avoid) On The Solstice! Or Whenever Else You Want, Obviously!

Last year I wasn't sure I would review any Christmas movies. (I was going to write Holiday movies there, but there is no point pretending these movies are anything but full-on YuleTubing.) Oh, how the times have changed. This year I have watched and written about so many Christmas movies and shows that I'm concerned … Continue reading Bright & Shiny Things To Watch (And a Few To Avoid) On The Solstice! Or Whenever Else You Want, Obviously!

“The Kissing Booth 1 & 2” Let’s Plow Through The Patriarchy Together!

Look, let me start by telling you what I didn't strongly dislike about the movie The Kissing Booth:  1. Its portrayal of an intimate and wholly platonic friendship between a teenage girl and boy.  2. Molly Ringwald, though I question why she agreed to be in this movie.  Aaaand, that's pretty much it. But don't … Continue reading “The Kissing Booth 1 & 2” Let’s Plow Through The Patriarchy Together!