comedy

Stuber (2019)

Since it’s summer there are a few comedies that are being released that usually standout for the year. This one we thought would be one of them so went went out to see this new buddy film (cop/ civilian) trying to catch some bad guys in California. When a Uber driver Stu (Kumail Nanjiani) picks up a angry half blind detective (Dave Bautista). Stu becomes the eyes of the detective to find a notorious gang leader that killed his partner.

Russian Doll (Netflix)

Amazing short Netflix series about a woman for some reason keeps dying on the day of her birthday.  The humorous ways she dies and the way she tries not to die takes you on a crazy trip into this Russian Jewish woman in New York.  Very diverse with the characters as well as clever clever dialogue.  Absolutely worth seeing.  Here's my Review.

Crazy Rich Asians

This was the movie Alicia and I were pretty excited about. Since I make her watch all the asian cinema movies and anime with me.  We saw this as something amazing to highlight a culture that isn't recognized on that level in the United states.  The Asian Black Panther with out the superhero outfit and the Marvel logo.  What a very entertaining movie.

Rachel Chu is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend's wedding in Singapore. She's also surprised to learn that Nick's family is extremely wealthy and he's considered one of the country's most eligible bachelors. Thrust into the spotlight, Rachel must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives and something far, far worse -- Nick's disapproving mother

Sorry to bother you (The Movie)

This independent movie made by rapper Boots Riley from the rap group "The Coup". Was something  Alicia and I saw previews on it and couldn't wait to see.  This strange and controversial movie is a strong commentary on labor and social interactions in our society today. It takes a turn towards the end but we left the theater with a good feeling about this creative well acted movie that critics are really ranting about.

In an alternate reality of present-day Oakland, Calif., telemarketer Cassius Green finds himself in a macabre universe after he discovers a magical key that leads to material glory. As Green's career begins to take off, his friends and co-workers organize a protest against corporate oppression. Cassius soon falls under the spell of Steve Lift, a cocaine-snorting CEO who offers him a salary beyond his wildest dreams

Lemony Snicket's "A series of unfortunate events" season 2

I sit down today with my Grandson Marsalis after we both watched the 2nd season of Lemony Snicket "A series of unfortunate events" series on Netflix.  He was so excited by it , that I decided to bring this 9 year olds perspective of what he saw and go over the series 1 and 2 from a childs perspective.  I enjoyed this interaction, Hope you will too.

When a massive fire kills their parents, three children are delivered to the custody of cousin and stage actor Count Olaf, who is secretly plotting to steal their parents' vast fortune.

Tag (the Movie)

Today, in-between the so called summer movie blockbusters.  We decide to check out a comedy.  Something that seemed to be interesting and funny at the same time.  Tag, a true story about childhood friends that take one month out of the year to play the child's game of Tag with grown adults.Previews were somewhat hilarious so we took a chance.

One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him

Deadpool 2

So Alicia and I loved the first movie for Deadpool and was looking forward to the next release.  This one seems to be about a lot of supporting characters with Deadpool in the center of it all.  We sit down laugh, scream and criticize the part 2 version of his second release of this Deadpool franchise.

Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling mutant, Cable.

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Downsizing

This movie was a very badly rated film that we felt was an interesting concept.  Thinking it was another version of Honey I shrunk the kids, but with a modern twist.  We happen to be wrong but this is not what people expected to be so we took the time to check it out. Actually an interesting movie.

 When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to overpopulation, Paul (Matt Damon) and his wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures