Hello, My Name Is Doris: A Cringe-Worthy Film Only a Certain Generation Will Enjoy

The theater was not packed, but fuller than expected. From the laughter throughout the screening, Hello, My Name is Doris certainly found its audience. I cannot recall a film in recent memory that has made audiences guffaw as loud as this one. When the end credits began, I heard a fellow filmgoer whisper to her friend, “That was nice.”

No, ma’am.

It was not.

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot: Came for Tina Fey, Stayed for Tina Fey

When Tina Fey gets it right, she nails it. So much so that whatever she does becomes a part of the current culture. No one will forget the impact her Sarah Palin impression had on a presidential campaign. There is no teenager or young adult who can’t quote Mean Girls. There is no doubt that the Academy will keep asking her and her often partner-in-crime Amy Poehler to host the Oscars. In short, Tina Fey has several bottles of lightning on her shelf.

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DeadpooL: UNCOMPROMISING & True to the Source Material

2016 is the year of superhero films.

An unprecedented total of six movies are coming out this year and if each proves the audiences’ current appetite for the genre insatiable, that total number is bound to grow. Many question how long the superhero fad will last. But with the arrival of Deadpool and its record-breaking opening, the superhero genre once again demonstrates that it is alive and well.

Never heard of Deadpool? Don’t worry, most people haven’t.

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Hail, Caesar!: Full of Promise and Disappointment

Old Hollywood is fascinating. From the way it was run to its finished projects, it is to today’s Hollywood what a lion is to a tiger: a distinct beast from the same family tree. It would be unfair to compare technology-driven aspects of film, such as special effects or video resolution, from then to now. It would also be impossible to compare an Alfred Hitchcock thriller with its modern day counterpart; the latter does not exist.

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