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The Accountant Movie Review

Affleck plays Christian Wolff, an autistic certified public accountant that also moonlights as an assassin. Wolff’s inability to really connect with other human beings adds a chilling reality to his actions and Affleck’s stoic portrayal feels accurate. Even the love angle is suitably underplayed. // The film’s structure mixes enough back-story to flush out Wolff’s beginnings but not so much as to rob the film of its forward momentum. It builds to a satisfying climax while ...

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Movie Review

Pitch Perfect alumni Adam Devine and Anna Kendrick return as part of a brother’s team (Devine and Zac Efron) and sisters from different mothers team (Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza). In somewhat of a departure, it’s the ladies that are the real hustlers this time out and seeing their transformation from bad to good, forms the film’s moral backbone. Pokemon Go // The set up involves the bros’ younger sister getting married in Hawaii and their parents insisting that they bring dates ...

Mr. Right

Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect, Up In The Air) plays Martha McKay, someone who is definitely unlucky in love. She crosses paths with Francis (Sam Rockwell) a Zen like hitman who soon becomes Mr. Right. She is neurotic and over the top, he is cool and in control, together they make an admirable team. // The film’s script is not particularly believable in its execution of story but its use as a vehicle to promote the growing relationship between its two main players is quite engaging. ...

Pitch Perfect 2 Movie Review

The oddly cadenced film suffers from a script that is very uneven and a directing style that didn’t help to stitch things together. First time full-length film director Elizabeth Banks (who also stars in the film) just doesn’t have the accumulated chops to add much to the mix. When the film relies on storyline, it’s a bit of a mess but as a platform for one-liners, it is very funny. Rebel Wilson does the most with her joke riddled part and her over the top persona rivals the ...