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”

Review: Feast Your Eyes on “Emma.”

I'm pretty certain you could watch Emma. without sound or subtitles and still have a perfectly satisfying experience. The general arc of the story is formulaic enough to give you the gist (as always, that's not meant as an insult), but the costumes, the set design, and the running physical gags and humorous facial expressions … Continue reading Review: Feast Your Eyes on “Emma.”

From The Vault: Rewatching “Two Weeks Notice”

Content Warning: The most recent treasonous and seditious former U.S. President makes a cameo at about 1:09:54. Jumping forward 20 seconds will spare you. I had this idea to do a sporadic series called "From the Vault" where I'd rewatch and review movies from yesteryear. I mean, let's be honest, I would rewatch and review … Continue reading From The Vault: Rewatching “Two Weeks Notice”

Review: “Moxie” Made Me Feel Many Feelings

Please note: The opening minute or so is blurry with fast and bumpy camera movements.  You know, watching Moxie was both thrilling and disappointing. Thrilling because it's about a group of teenage girls protesting the casual misogyny and sexual assault teenage boys perpetrate at their school without any repercussions. Disappointing because teenage boys getting away … Continue reading Review: “Moxie” Made Me Feel Many Feelings

Picture with Peter Kravinsky in profile on the left and Lara Jean Covey on the right. Between them a blurry image of a diner with yellow and aqua walls is visible.

I’m All In For “To All the Boys: Always and Forever”

Is it weird that I almost feel like I don't have anything to say about the final installment of the To All the Boys trilogy? And I mean that in the best way possible. It's the right ending for the story, satisfying and bittersweet. What more needs to be said? (Spoiler: It turns out I … Continue reading I’m All In For “To All the Boys: Always and Forever”