REVIEW: ‘Life Of The Party’ Boosted By Strong Supporting Cast, Funny Lines

Melissa McCarthy is a talented individual but there’s no doubt her track record with movies hasn’t been perfect. As a result, there is only cautious optimism when I walk into one of her features, such as “Life of the Party.” Fortunately, this one was actually a pleasant surprise. McCarthy’s latest starring role is playing Deanna,…
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REVIEW: ‘Isle Of Dogs’ Is A Witty, Funny Stop-Motion Animation Venture

Nearly a decade after producing the stop-motion feature “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” Director Wes Anderson is back with another film using the same animation style, this time with “Isle of Dogs.” Like his previous animated feature as well as his other live action films, Anderson adds his own flair in both the visuals and writing. “Isle…
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REVIEW: Third ‘Avengers’ Is A Stunningly Well Made Feature

In 2012, the folks behind Marvel managed to put together numerous superheroes in one film and made it all work in “The Avengers.” This time around, in “Infinity War,” they use a lot of that same formula on a much bigger scale and even though there’s so much more going on, it still fires on…
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REVIEW: ‘Super Troopers 2’ Sadly Doesn’t Live Up To Original

Look, I didn’t want to do this. I really enjoyed the original “Super Troopers,” I remember renting it on VHS and laughing through most of its runtime. But, unfortunately, this sequel is multiple levels of bad. The film picks up years after the original, with the five lead characters all in new jobs after getting…
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REVIEW: Clumsy Execution Of Premise, Weak Humor Sink ‘I Feel Pretty’

“I Feel Pretty” is the type of film that has good ideas and even a concept that could work, but unfortunately, the execution is really rough. The film follows the character Renee (Amy Schumer), a woman who’s insecure and is having difficulty in both her career and love life. However, after a fall during an…
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