Monthly Archives: July 2016

Bourne to Run

Bourne - SIn conveying my overall feeling about a film, I’ll usually point to another movie it reminded me of so you’ll get a sense of what you’re in for should you decide to see the film yourself. With the return of director Paul Greengrass and star Matt Damon, “Jason Bourne” has all of the trappings of “Godfather III”- a serviceable sequel that, in comparison to its predecessors, comes off as formulaic and flat. However, there are enough stylish elements attached to put it a notch above the norm. Continue reading

Knucklehead Nuptials

MandD-SGrounded in goofiness without being grating, “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” knows exactly what it’s supposed to be- a 98-minute dopey diversion that amuses with its idiocy. By throwing enough improvised one-liners at the wall to ensure that something eventually sticks and by never allowing itself to be too crude or its characters to be too deep as to be construed as real, it rolls across you like a buffoonish breeze. In short, “Mike and Dave” succeeds with its stupidity; its likeable cast makes you remember the best part about summer vacations: thinking’s optional. Continue reading