Movie Review – Mike and Dave

As the title suggests, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. The fraternal screw-ups Mike (Adam DeVine) and Dave Stengel (Zac Efron) have a penchant for ruining family functions. Their antics usually are based on good intentions but, go horribly wrong. In trying to avoid another Christmas gone awry (R.I.P. Grandpa Stengel), Stengel patriarch Burt (Stephen Root) has new rules for the Bros, relating to sister Jeanie’s (Stephanie Beard) Hawaiian wedding. Find respectable date or else. With the ever-growing list of online dating sites available, the duo post on Craigslist and advertise on The Wendy Williams Show about their plight. Their tv appearance draws the interest of hundreds of women (and a few men). Tatianna (Aubrey Plaza) and Alice (Anna Kendrick) are two slackers in desperate need of a vacation from their lives of pizza bites and recreational drug use; the girls swindle their way into the Hawaiian vacation.  Continue reading “Movie Review – Mike and Dave”

Movie Review – The Intern

the intern 2“They say, that a singer only retires when there’s no more music left in them; and I think I’ve got a song or two left in me.” So says Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro), a retired, widowed 70-year-old in his video cover letter. The position: senior intern (for seniors). About The Fit is an online business that strives to provide quality clothes that are tailored to an individual’s needs. Similar to a personal tailor, just online, About The Fit is a blossoming startup that is in the unenviable position of possibly growing too fast, too soon. For founder and CEO Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway), running About The Fit has been an exhausting experience. Long hours and a packed schedule keeps Jules and her overburdened assistant Becky (Christina Scherer) moving at a frenetic pace. When Ben is assigned to Jules as her intern, both realize fairly quickly that have a lot to learn from each other. 

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Movie Review – Pitch Perfect 2

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The acapella world was turned on its ear when the Barden Bellas won the 2012 International Championship of Collegiate A Capella. After their three-peat as champions, the Bellas, now seniors are on a whirlwind tour. In a performance at Washington D.C. ‘s John F. Kennedy Center, with the President and First Lady in attendance; Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) has a wardrobe malfunction of epic proportions. The Obamas were not amused. The following embarrassment gets the Bellas suspended from competition for the rest of the season; also, the Bellas are prohibited from recruiting new members. As most of the squad are seniors, The Barden Bellas may be finished. Since all good things eventually come to an end, Co-Captain Becca (Anna Kendrick) takes an internship in a record company and other  Co-captain Chloë (Brittany Snow) exploits a loophole in their punishment. While the Bellas aren’t able to perform at the collegiate level; nothing could stop them from entering international competitions. The legacy of the Barden Bellas is at stake when they battle on the world stage against their stiffest competition yet.  Continue reading “Movie Review – Pitch Perfect 2”

San Diego Comic Con EXCLUSIVE: Interview with THE WORKAHOLIC’s Adam Devine!

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From the minds of the hilarious and irreverent Internet sketch group Mail Order Comedy, “Workaholics” is a single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together from 9 to 5, live together from 5 to 9 and party Continue reading “San Diego Comic Con EXCLUSIVE: Interview with THE WORKAHOLIC’s Adam Devine!”