Tag Archives: Maya Rudolph

The Willoughbys (2020) Review

A COLORFUL (YET CHOPPY) FAMILY STORY   In 2019, Netflix released Klaus, a Christmas holiday themed animated feature, that was to be the streaming services first attempt into the animated world of cartoon storytelling. Launched in November (a month or so prior Christmas), the film, which was directed by Sergio Pablo, serves as an alternate origin story of Santa Claus

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Life of the Party (2018) Review

A FLIMSY PASSING GRADE (THAT DOESN’T GRADUTE WITH HONORS)   Actress Melissa McCarthy has become a staple of comedy movies, with being featured in one or two motion pictures a year for several years now. While she does have the necessary acting talents to be in comedic feature film, McCarthy has become known for being both big (rotund) and using

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The Emoji Movie (2017) Review

HAVEN’T I SEEN THIS MOVIE BEFORE?   The animated powerhouse studios of Disney, Pixar, and Illumination Entertainment have dominated the box office the past few years with big-time hits like Finding Dory, Zootopia, Moana, Sing, Secret Life of Pets, and Despicable Me 3. All these movies were well-received from critics and moviegoers as well as reaching box office success with

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The Angry Birds Movie Review

PLUCK MY LIFE   Created by the Finnish company Rovio Entertainment, Angry Birds (a mobile downloadable game) first debuted back in December 2009 for Apple iOS. Drawing inspiration from “Crush the Castle” (a mobile game developed from Armor Games), Angry Birds has been praised by many for it simplistic nature of fun gameplay and comically style (all of which is

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Sisters Review

A HILARIOUS (YET FAMILIAR) PARTY HOUSE COMEDY The comedic actress styles of both Amy Poehler and Tiny Fey are highly enjoyable and entertaining. Hitting their comedys strides during stint on SNL (Saturday Night Live), the duo collaborated in the 2008 comedy Baby Mama and shares some great on-screen chemisty of playful banter. Since then, the pair have created some memorable

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