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”

“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!

Not “For Love or Money” Would I Watch This Again

Some studies suggest that focusing on the positive can lead to greater happiness. So, let me say that the lighting in For Love or Money was sometimes nice, the acting was fine, and the shots of the countryside were charming. And people were gainfully employed by making this movie, which I'm sure was something they … Continue reading Not “For Love or Money” Would I Watch This Again