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  • Sausage Party

    Sausage Party

    It’s clever, but it’s also stupid. I give credit to the writers for coming up with such a genius premise: Toy Story with food instead of toys, where the food learn the horrifying truth about their place in the real world. The set-up is great and the world created by the filmmakers is loaded with clever puns, witty references and inside jokes. But the R-rated crassness of the characters, funny for the first 20 minutes, never ends. The film becomes…

  • Antarctica

    Antarctica

    ★½

    The film jumps between multiple subplots very quickly, asking us to follow a dozen different characters and their sexual triumphs and tribulations. The script is sloppy and haphazard making it difficult to connect with so many characters. Overall, the movie is simply too scattered, but the filmmakers attempt to distract us from the lack of narrative cohesion by giving us several steamy sex scenes. On the plus side, there is a happy ending for two characters that I did manage…

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  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★½

    The setting for this film is so perfectly dark and foreboding that I was prepared to be genuinely creeped out and scared. But sadly I was not. Yes, there are some chilling, creepy moments, but they are few and far between. Mostly, I found myself annoyed at the story. I simply didn’t like it, hated it almost, including the ending. I watched a family rip itself apart instead of coming together and I did NOT like it. My negative reaction…