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Joel’s review of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

It’s been two months but I finally finished watching Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. The 2016 film was adapted from the book The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a memoir by U.S. journalist Kim Barker about her experiences reporting in Pakistan … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 (2017)

After running a few errands on a Saturday, we went to see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 opening weekend. This is the latest MCU featuring this version of the Guardians. Once again directed by Peter Gunn, the film follows up … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Bad Moms (2016)

I wanted to like this movie. It is not a good use of your time. Bad Moms stars Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Christina Applegate, Jada Pickett Smith, and Annie Mumolo. When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Ghostbusters (2016)

Namita picked up Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters (2016) remake from our local library. The film was strangely controversial last year, as a number of people were up in arms about this film threatened their respective childhoods. Some people need to take a chill … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

My wife found the 2015 Sandra Bullock film Our Brand Is Crisis on HBO this week, so we watched it. Who doesn’t love Sandra Bullock? The premise of the film is that in 2002, Bolivian politician Pedro Castillo hires an American political … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Deadpool (2016)

After our Valentine’s Day dinner at Sophie’s Bistro, we went to see Deadpool (2016), the first ever Hollywood attempt to make a film about the “Merc with a Mouth.” It’s been in Development Hell for over six years, so it’s been a … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Spy (2015)

Last Saturday night, the day after Christmas, the kids were sleeping over with their grandparents, which means a free night for Joel & Namita! Woohoo! We went out to dinner at Blue Point Grill in Princeton, and had planned to … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Trainwreck (2015)

Last Friday, Nums and I dropped off the kids to my parents for the night, went out for sushi, and then saw Trainwreck (2015) at our local theater. Sushi was good, though I ordered way too many rolls. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Inside Out (2015)

We watched Inside Out (2015) recently, and it was damn interesting. Damn interesting, I say. We didn’t have time to see it opening week, but caught it the week after on a Friday night. The film stars Amy Poehler, Phyllis … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and our big date night

With the new Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) coming out in theaters, we planned our next date night in advance. Kids would sleep over at my parents’ house, and we’d go out for a dinner and a movie. After work and … Continue reading

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