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I watched Deadpool 2 (2018) over the weekend — the sequel is not as good as the 1st film

On Saturday night, I went with two other guys to see Deadpool 2 (2018), the sequel to the R-rated 2016 action comedy superhero film from 20th Century Fox in collaboration with Marvel. My wife and I were supposed to see it … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of The Big Sick (2017)

We watched The Big Sick (2017) starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano through Amazon Prime. I watched the first 20 minutes of it on the plane ride down to Houston in November, but never got around … Continue reading

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We went to see Trevor Noah at Radio City Music Hall

Christmas, my wife bought me (us?) two tickets to see Trevor Noah at Radio City Music Hall on Friday Jan 12th. The big evening finally arrived. I took off Friday, and we left around 5 pm. We hit some serious … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Girls Trip (2017)

Sooooooo Girls Trip. We rented this 2017 film from our local library. The film stars four fun actresses — Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, and Tiffany Haddish. They’re old college buddies who have slowly grown apart in the … Continue reading

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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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