Snatched (2017)

JONATHAN LEVINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2017.  Chernin Entertainment, Feigco Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.  Screenplay by Katie Dippold.  Cinematography by Florian Ballhaus.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Paul Feig, Jessie Henderson, Jenno Topping.  Music by Chris Bacon, Theodore Shapiro.  Production Design by Mark Ricker.  Costume Design by Leesa Evans.  Film Editing by Zene Baker, Melissa Bretherton.   Amy Schumer‘s life is at … More Snatched (2017)

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Bad Moms

BBB (out of 5) Mila Kunis got married at twenty and before she knew it was the mother of two, now raising her kids with her immature husband while trying to manage a career.  Juggling mom, wife and boss duties means she can never be anywhere on time, and it doesn’t make her feel better that the wealthy … More Bad Moms

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Down To Earth

BB (out of 5) For some reason, Chris Rock hasn’t been able to transfer his terrific comedy style to the big screen with satisfying results. This terrible remake of the Warren Beatty film Heaven Can Wait (which itself was remade from 1941’s Here Comes Mr. Jordan) is a perfect case in point, a clumsy and awkward romantic … More Down To Earth

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Evan Almighty

B (out of 5) If there is a God, he should do more to help prevent movies like these. In this semi-sequel to the box office hit Bruce Almighty, Steve Carell fills in for Jim Carrey as the next hapless boring white guy who gets a tap on the shoulder from the Almighty (Morgan Freeman, who … More Evan Almighty

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Rio

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Captured in the jungles as an infant and raised in the United States in a cage, blue macaw Blu (Jesse Eisenberg) lives a perfectly happy life with his devoted owner Linda (Leslie Mann). She gives in to her environmental guilt when a Brazilian scientist (Rodrigo Santoro) shows up and tells her … More Rio

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My Super Ex-Girlfriend

BBBB (out of 5) While riding the subway after a day at the office, Matt (Luke Wilson) spots shy brunette beauty Jenny (Uma Thurman) and asks her out on a date that turns into a possible relationship. At first ignoring her occasionally quirky restaurant habits of disappearing to the “bathroom” during impending global disasters, Matt … More My Super Ex-Girlfriend

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Monster-In-Law

BB.5 (out of 5) Romance blooms between a dog-walker/office temp (Jennifer Lopez) and a successful doctor (Michael Vartan), with things moving at a steady pace until a giant bump in the road is encountered: his overprotective, nearly psychotic mother (Jane Fonda in a return to the big screen after a fifteen year absence). Fonda has recently … More Monster-In-Law

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