Tag Archives: Amanda Seyfried

The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019) Review

A DERIVATIVE AND FAMILIAR DRAMEDY   Over the past several years, movies narratives about dogs have taken center stage; tugging at the heartstrings of viewer’s attention with their cuteness and emotional struggles. The idea of “man’s best friend” has always been a fascinating format for audience members to care about the friendship / companionship between a canine (whatever the breed

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) Review

A FUN AND AMUSING (BUT UNNECESSARY) MUSICAL SEQUEL   Back in 2008, the musical jukebox / romantic comedy film Mamma Mia! was released, delighting moviegoers with its songs and lightheartedness. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, the film, which starred a star-studded cast (i.e. Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard, Amanda Seyfried) told the story of bride-to-be (Sophie Sheridan), her

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Pan Review

HOW PETER BECAME PAN (SORT OF)   Peter Pan. Captain Hook. Tinkerbell. The Lost Boys. Neverland. All of these are iconic staples in the beloved children’s book Peter Pan. Written by Scottish writer J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan or known as “The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up” was originally written as a play in 1904 and then became a novel some

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Ted 2 Review

MACFARLANE’S SEQUEL IS FUNNY, BUT IS OVERSTUFFED AND UNECESSARY Duplicating a hit is hard. In terms of a cinematic feature films, creating a movie sequel to a hit is harder. Back in 2012, Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane presented moviegoers with the raunchy comedy movie Ted, a film that followed the R-rated misadventures of a magical talking teddy bear (Ted) and

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