Saturday, September 25, 2010

Easy A

Sony Pictures

Easy A [PG-13]

Grade: C
(Adjustment for engaging lead, Olive (Emma Stone): +1;
Religious zealot, Marianne (Amanda Bynes): par;
Olive’s more-snarky-than-witty hippie, quirky parents (Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson): -1;
“Pocket Full of Sunshine” by Natasha Bedingfield: +1;
Referencing cutural touchstones John Hughes, Mark Twain and Judy Bloom: +1)
Final Grade: B-

Monday, September 6, 2010



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Friday, September 3, 2010

The Expendables

2010 Lionsgate Films

"The Expendables" [R]
Grade: C
(Adjustment for quick-cut action sequences: -1;
Screen time for Bruce Willis and Arnold Schwarzenegger: -1;
Buddy relationship between Barney (Stallone) and Lee (Statham): par;
Eric Roberts, bad guy : par;
Snarky one-liners: -1)

Final Grade: D