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The Do-Over Review: A Bud Lite Sponsored Vacation Doubling as a Cancer PSA

Sandler and Spade Go To Puerto Rico

There’s a running joke in The Do-Over where Adam Sandler and David Spade add about ten years to their ages while talking to women. It’s supposed to make them seem more youthful in comparison to the number based on their actions. What it really does is exemplify just how little evolution and maturity that has occurred on the back half of their careers. This movie is tired, lazy and over 90 minutes of the same “surprise” jokes that usually payoff with someone getting shot, or a woman getting hit. Because in 2016, Adam Sandler is only interested in making himself laugh all the way to the bank.  Continue reading The Do-Over Review: A Bud Lite Sponsored Vacation Doubling as a Cancer PSA

Captain America: Civil War Review – An Exercise in Excellence

It Always Ends in a Fight

At around my third giggling fit while watching Captain America: Civil War,  I finally realized that this movie was something, different. I’ve enjoyed pretty much all of the MCU films to this point. Some more than others, but only a handful of the now thirteen flick deep universe have fully captured that inner child who spent lazy afternoons turning the pages of MARVEL comics. The first Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy spring to mind. I had an expectation going into Civil Wara story of conflicting ideals, and fractured friendships. What I wasn’t expecting was unbridled fun, and almost flawless storytelling.

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