Tag Archives: Elizabeth Banks

The Happytime Murders (2018) – reviewed by George

A very unusual movie – an X-rated puppet show. The puppets will remind you of the Muppets, but their antics will soon end that illusion. After 12 or 13 minutes of watching with my mouth hanging open in disbelief, I … Continue reading

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The Lego Movie (2014) – reviewed by George

This is a big, splashy film, almost totally CGI, that obviously many found enjoyable, but I found off-putting. Obviously lots of people liked it:┬áthe budget is estimated to have been $60 million and the worldwide gross was $468 million, 760 … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 (2014) – reviewed by George

The third of four Hunger Games movies, this is grimmer and darker than #1, and somewhat grimmer and darker than # 2. Despite dark subject matter # 1 was mostly outdoors, and # 2 had some well-lit outdoor scenes too. … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) – reviewed by George

A big splashy musical. A blast of a comedy. A few touches of romance. A hair too long. And you know what I would cut – yep, the romantic moments slow the movie down and run it up to its’ … Continue reading

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