The Greatest Showman (2017)

MICHAEL GRACEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  USA, 2017.  Chernin Entertainment, TSG Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox.  Story by Screenplay by Jenny Bicks, Bill Condon.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Laurence Mark, Jenno Topping.  Music by John Debney, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Joseph Trapanese.  Production Design by Nathan Crowley.  Costume Design by Ellen Mirojnick.  Film Editing by Tom Cross, Robert Duffy, Joe Hutshing, Michael McCusker, … More The Greatest Showman (2017)

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Scary Movie 3

BB (out of 5) The spoofs keep rolling in as the Wayan Brothers step out of the way and let director David Zucker take over for the franchise. This time the jokes aren’t nearly as gross as they were in the first two films, but eventually the skits become as tedious they always do. The … More Scary Movie 3

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Monkeybone

BB (out of 5) Painfully unfunny comedy about a disenchanted cartoon artist (Brendan Fraser) who goes into a coma following a car accident and descends into an animated world of his own brain’s design. While down there, his precociously vulgar character Monkeybone steals his coma-exit visa and takes over Fraser’s human body, living his human … More Monkeybone

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The Campaign

0.5 (out of 5) A clever set-up with endless possibilities for sharp laughs is wasted on immature toilet humour in this brainless comedy. Will Ferrell plays an incumbent congressman whose election looks to be an easy win considering he has run unopposed so very many times. Greedy CEOs look to unseat him in order to promote … More The Campaign

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Meet The Fockers

BBB.5 (out of 5) Now that we’ve gotten to know Ben Stiller’s in-laws from Meet The Parents, it’s time to get to know his family. Just prior to his wedding to Teri Polo, Stiller invites her parents (Robert De Niro, Blythe Danner) to Florida to meet his (Dustin Hoffman, Barbra Streisand) and hopes to God … More Meet The Fockers

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Meet The Parents

BBB (out of 5) Charming little romance about a quirky nurse (Ben Stiller) who is brought to his girlfriend’s up-state, upper-class, uptight house in New England to meet her parents. Things seem fine at first, but Stiller realizes very quickly that the menacing father of the house (Robert De Niro) is after his hide. While … More Meet The Parents

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