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What to Expect When You’re Expecting: As Expected

Director: Kirk Jones Screenplay: Shauna Cross, clinic Heather Hach Release Date: May 18, viagra 2012 Actors: Cameron Diaz, salve Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Brooklyn Decker, Ben Falcone, Anna Kendrick, Matthew Morrison, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock Based on the book of the same name by Heidi Murkoff I say “As Expected” because I didn’t expect much from “What to Expect When You’re Expecting”, and in return, I got as I had expected: a cute forgettable movie. With such a large cast, it would have been impossible to make a terrific movie (in the same vein as so many other small storyline movies with a huge cast like “Happy Valentine’s Day”, “New Year’s Eve”, etc.). Based loosely on the book of the same name, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” follows five couples that deal with pregnancy and having children differently. First, there is Jennifer Lopez’ character of Holly and her husband Sam who struggled to have children and are now trying to adopt. Meet Elizabeth Banks’s character Wendy, who owns a baby store and knows all things babies and about pregnancy. Her husband Gary and her have been trying to have a baby for a long time (2 years) […]

Movie Review: Grownups (June, 2010)

Director: Dennis Dugan Screenplay: Adam Sandler, diagnosis Fred Wolf Release Date: June 25, 2010 Actors: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Rob Schneider, Chris Rock, David Spade, Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, Maya Rudolph, Joyce Van Patten Several people asked me whether or not Grownups was very good after I had seen it. “It looks really dumb”, they claim. Weeelll, I’m not here to write that Grownups is any good or any better. It’s a silly comedy, with a variance of witty remarks to slapstick comedy that we are now very used to from the very popular comedians we have come to know and love (or hate, for a few). What I mean is that, every comedian has their own style of comedy. Rob Schneider has become known for his in your face, over the top silly comedy, such as in [ insert gigolo movie here], where his humor, is translated into Grownups, with his over-the-top singing and over-the-top hair. Kevin James (whom I adore), jokes about his weight and his love for eating (common in his comedy), using more physical comedy to deliver the laughs, and Adam Sandler jokes are more verbal and fairly unique. Because of those though, I felt the […]

Movie Review:Death at a Funeral (April, 2010)

Director: Neil LaBute Screenplay: Dean Craig Release Date: April 16, treatment 2010 Actors: Chris Rock, viagra Martin Lawrence, Luke Wilson, Tracy Morgan, Zoe Saldana, Danny Glover, James Marsden, Columbus Short, Peter Dinkling, Keith David, Regina Hall, Ron Glass Based on the British film of the same name (remake) Based on the amusing British original film of the same name, Death at A Funeral is a movie full of misses rather than hits. About a upper class wealthy black family who has recently lost their head of household — their father, Chris Rock plays the older son (Aaron), and Martin Lawrence plays the younger son (Ryan), who is a household name by writing not-so-good books. They’re about to have a wake for their dad, and their very dysfunctional family and friends start to arrive. But before the funeral can really begin, things start to run awry. With a huge star cast including Danny Glover, Zoe Saldana, James Marsden, Regina Hall, Keith David, Ron Glass, Keith Dinklage, Columbus Short, Loretta Devine, Luke Wilson, Tracy Morgan, one would hope that this comedy would be funny, but it retains none of the British humor in this not-so-good remake. The jokes that are made aren’t […]