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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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Joel’s review of This Is the End (2013)

So….. this was a stupid movie. Sorry, just had to get it out of the way there. This Is the End came out in 2013,  written and directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen.  The film is about fictionalized versions of these famous Hollywood … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of The World’s End (2013)

HBO recently had The World’s End on, so I recorded it for viewing later when the kiddos would not be around. This is the fourth Simon Pegg and Nick Frost film that I’ve seen now. Let’s see, I’ve seen them in Shaun … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

I watched Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues this week. This is the sequel to the first Will Ferrell / Ron Burgundy film. The film brings back the original gang of Will Ferrell (Ron Burgundy), Steve Carell (Brick Tamland), Paul Rudd (Brian … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

Please pick your jaws up off the floor. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) is a classic 1980’s John Hughes movie, but I’ve never seen it before. It’s currently available on Netflix, and I had some time to watch this weekend. The … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Big Hero 6 (2014)

As Ipe tradition has it, we have been going out to see a family movie on every Black Friday since 2010. We spent a very relaxing and unproductive Friday at home, watching tv, playing games, and recharging. We had a quick … Continue reading

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