director: Peyton Reed

Ant-Man and the Wasp

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Ant-Man (2015) entered the party rather aloof, its foot in the door and seemingly unsure of itself. How could it not be? The construction of the story was passed around between different writers and directors; the film had nearly no chance of solving its own identity. Ant-Man Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) [...]

Ant-Man

December 8, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Ant-Man" is a pleasant surprise, much better than I anticipated. Sure, it's a Marvel movie, and most everyone loves Marvel, but who would have thought a movie about a man who shrinks to become "Ant-Man" would be any good? Yet it is, and very good, at that. It is action-packed, funny, and features [...]

Yes Man

In this world we live in sometimes it is easier to just say "No" to everything. Carl is divorced and doesn't answer his friends when they call, declines everything involving his job and really does not want to do anything for fun. Then one day an old friend sees him and convinces him to go to a [...]

The Break-Up

Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston create wonderfully believable performances in "The Break-Up". They make you laugh and they make you sad because of the situations they build from not really listening to each other. This film has moments that I believe everyone can relate to when thinking about [...]

Bring it On

There are two ways of looking at this movie. It’s an energetic, witty peep into the competitive pep world of high school cheerleading. Or, it’s 99 minutes of ogling underdressed and underaged girls who behave like future tabletop dancers. The positives: It contains witty situations, such as [...]