Amy Schumer is hit or miss with me and especially hit or miss in Trainwreck. Sometimes her comedic style worked really well but sometimes it was just flat especially when she has to provide emotional legwork. Judd Apatow switches up his genre of Bro man-child coming of age to successful but emotional stunted female and the results are a similar brand of traditional rom-com but with an overlong narrative and extra raunchy/improv heavy comedy.
I give props to Schumer for…
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I'm not sure if the rating is too generous or too harsh but it's definitely better than I expected it to be. Don't let the trailers/marketing fool you either. While this film has the elements of a horror flick it is far more slow burn drama/thriller than horror and don't let the R rating fool you either because besides a few F Bombs it could have easily been PG-13.
I've been a longtime fan of…
Alexander Payne is the master of good, quirky family drama without dialing up the quirk. This movie wasn't the masterpiece I was hoping for but I am a definite sucker for Father-Son drama, black & white cinematography, and movies about small towns. All the acting is superb especially Bruce Dern and June Squibb who are never affectionate but feel so real as an old couple. Actually the whole family feels extremely real and that's what I loved most about. Even Will…