Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sit… Stay… Good Boy! Review of ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

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OOH I JUST WANT TO WIPE THAT STUPID SMIRK OFF HIS FACE

Rated PG, 102 minutes (watched 6/21/14)

I don’t recall why, but I know I didn’t like the original How to Train Your Dragon. I thought it had very poor voice acting and that it lacked charm while being a little intense for the wee ones. I know for a fact I was wrong on that last one because the kid I was with fell asleep. Continue reading

Ahh, Yes. I’ll Have the Risotto: Review of ‘Chef’

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I wonder what John Leguizamo is looking at.

Rated R, 114 minutes (watched 6/14/14)

Chef isn’t going to be listed among the great artist achievements of the early 21st Century, but it’s nothing if not a fun, engaging and downright tasty way to spend a summer afternoon. Just be sure you eat before the movie, otherwise you’ll leave starving. Continue reading

Owning Stock in the Tissue Companies: Review of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’

Full disclosure: The first time I saw this poster, it took me like 30 seconds to figure out which one was the dude.

Full disclosure: The first time I saw this poster, it took me like 30 seconds to figure out which one was the dude.

Rated PG-13, 136 minutes (watched 6/5/14)

The Fault in Our Stars (TFIOS if you’re cool) is exactly what it intends to be. It’s funny, youthful, sweet, weepy, brutal, transparent and – as the poster’s tag suggests – one sick love story. Continue reading