If you're a fan of coming-of-age stories and you like your romances without the usual mountains of misogyny then you should probably hop on board for Along for the Ride. No, it's not as winsome as To All the Boys I've Loved Before, to which it will inevitably be compared because Sofia Alvarez is the … Continue reading Review: I’m Glad I Went ALONG FOR THE RIDE (2022)
Review: Is A PERFECT PAIRING Your Kind of Comfort Watch Rom-Com?
When I saw the trailer for A Perfect Pairing I raised my fists in triumph and shouted, "What do we want? Mediocrity! Where do we want it? Streamed immediately into our eyeballs!" To be fair, mediocrity sounds too negative. What I really meant was a middle-of-the-road comfort-watch rom-com with a breathtaking background location and a … Continue reading Review: Is A PERFECT PAIRING Your Kind of Comfort Watch Rom-Com?
FUIMOS CANCIONES (SOUNDS LIKE LOVE) (2021) is Like a Dessert That Looks Amazing But Tastes Okayish
It's all too easy to be lured in by the attractive leads, catchy songs, eye-catching set designs, and enticing message of self-empowerment of Sounds Like Love (Fuimos Canciones). The thing is, though, the movie just doesn't have enough engaging plot, well-written dialogue, or interesting characters to stand up to the scrutiny of being watched for … Continue reading FUIMOS CANCIONES (SOUNDS LIKE LOVE) (2021) is Like a Dessert That Looks Amazing But Tastes Okayish
Review: BRAZEN (2022) is Unintentionally Hilarious
Sweet suffering algorithmic chaos! What have we done to deserve this movie? I mean, on the plus side, I snort-laughed several times while watching Brazen. On the downside, absolutely none of it is actually intended as humorous. Here's the thing, though, the acting is not as offensively bad as I expected, and the surprise of … Continue reading Review: BRAZEN (2022) is Unintentionally Hilarious