Romantic Comedy

View From the Top

View From the Top

Rating:  How does this crap get made? Better yet, why do people agree to star in them? Paltrow won a damn Oscar. Ruffalo has…

Punch-Drunk Love

Punch Drunk Love

Rating:  Where to start? Well, I guess the beginning is the best place. First, we have an Adam Sandler movie that’s as far away…

Leap Year

Leap Year

Rating:  Ah the rom com. The district where handsome, successful guys suck and dudes who are poor as dirt, but have good hearts are…

Knocked Up

Knocked Up

Rating:  I gotta say that I’m not a big fan of “gross out” comedy. It’s not to say that it needs to be gross…

Jet Lag

Jet Lag

Rating:  Merde is French for “shit,” right? Well, this movie bites in any language. As if watching a dubbed movie wasn’t bad enough; I…

Jersey Girl

Jersey Girl

Rating:  Who, exactly, did they think was the target audience for this piece of crap? Of course I wasted my time watching it, but…

In Good Company

In Good Company

Rating:  There’s a weird sheen over this whole movie. Perhaps it’s the strange similarity (in title only) to In the Company of Men. In…

Four Christmases

Four Christmases

Rating:  Nothing about this movie spoke to it being good. Ok, you have Vince Vaughn, who I tend to find pretty funny–and is sometimes…

First Daughter

First Daughter

Rating:  So Katie Holmes might have been on my imaginary “if I were to stray for a Hollywood starlette” list. That was before she…

Drinking Buddies

Drinking Buddies

Rating:  Is there such a thing as disposable cinema? I mean I know there’s plenty of straight-to-video, tax write-off crap that pollutes Netflix like…

Coming to America

Coming to America

Rating:  No matter which way you slice it, this thing is a classic. The plot is weak and formulaic. The direction is lame and…

Amelie

Amelie

Rating:  I always hate to praise the French (sorry, the Freedom), but in this case, there’s really no way to avoid it. American movies…

Along Came Polly

Along Came Polly

Rating:  This movie was a waste of time for everyone involved. It was like an ode to mediocrity and conventionalism. If there was a…

About a Boy

About a Boy

Rating:  I always find book adaptations fascinating. There are some books out there that feel as if the authors actually wrote with actors in…