A Simple Favor between friends? In Paul Feig’s new thriller, it’s an ice cold martini and an easy out.

At first, two words kept me from getting excited about A Simple Favor, prior to it’s release: mommy. blogger. Or maybe it’s technically “vlogger” as Anna Kendrick’s character, Stephanie, runs a youtube site where she videos herself doing all sorts of domestic things – making cupcakes, crafting crafts – to share with other moms. Now […]

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7.22 Letterboxd Week in Review

I watched A LOT of movies in July and I’m super happy about that. Gonna start sharing my week in Letterboxd reviews here to keep everyone updated. Monday, July 23rd Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011)  rented for a few bucks on Amazon Prime ‘part of a M:I marathon rewatch to prepare for Fallout. These […]

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An old world’s violent end in the Australian zombie flick Cargo

“Zombies? How 2011.” That was a friend’s response to me telling them about Cargo, a new Netflix original movie that debuted on the streaming site last Friday. Originally conceived as a short film and then expanded into feature-length by Australian co-directors Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke, Cargo does indeed fall into a familiar category. You know, the “post-nearly-apocolyptic-event […]

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Why Aren’t You Watching: Barry

Hey, you there – sitting on the couch trying to distract yourself from the trashfire current events of 2018. Question for you. Why aren’t you watching Barry? Why You Probably Aren’t: I mean I don’t know, maybe you are?? The truth is that despite being a dear, old friend, TV and I just aren’t as close as […]

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“Happy Valentine’s Day, no one!” Ten romantic-ish popculture recommendations for February.

“Love loves to love love,” or something like that. What is it about February 14th that brings out the grinch in me? The gender-normative stereotype reinforcing? The forced sappiness and craven branding of emotional expression? The sugar crash that inevitably awaits me after I eat an entire box of cheap chocolates at work that day? […]

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