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  • Call Me Lucky

    Call Me Lucky 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Nov, 2015

    This following is part of the plot summary on IMDb for the Bobcat Goldthwait directed documentary Call Me Lucky.

    "Barry Crimmins is pissed. His hellfire brand of comedy has rained verbal lightning bolts on American audiences and politicians for decades, yet you've probably never heard of him."

    That summary suggests that I've probably never heard of Barry Crimmins and it would be 100% correct. Going into this documentary I'd never heard of him. As it turns out I really wish…

  • Cop Car

    Cop Car 2015

    ★★★ Watched 12 Oct, 2015 2

    Jon Watts' Cop Car at times reminded me of my childhood. You see before smart phones and social media kids would go outside and find trouble by doing stupid shit. I know kids still do stupid shit now and always will, it was just different back then. While I never myself stole a car for the purposes of a joyride, it was always something I heard about other kids doing. At times you could probably say it was a big…

  • Two Step

    Two Step 2015

    ★★ Watched 09 Dec, 2015

    Alex R. Johnson's Two Step=Two stars. His attempt at a slow-burn Texas set neo-noir is far too predictable, and I felt like I've seen this story a 1000 times. It's not quite straight to DVD fair, but I wouldn't say it's much better.

    The Ron Says: Skip it.

  • The Gift

    The Gift 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 09 Nov, 2015 6

    For a good portion of it's runtime Joel Edgerton's The Gift plays like a typical psychological thriller. You get the sense it's just going to be another in a long line of films where a creepy guy appears friendly at first, only to turn out to be the creep you suspected all along. Thankfully Edgerton had better ideas. He cleverly takes what has become an all too familiar plot and throws in a bit of role reversal, making a film…

  • Trainwreck

    Trainwreck 2015

    ★★★ Watched 18 Dec, 2015

    The Judd Apatow directed Amy Schumer written Trainwreck had all the potential in the world to be exactly what the title implies...a train wreck. With a cast that features former SNL stars, athletes, and stand-up comedians, it seriously could have been awful. Surprisingly it's not. It suffers from Apatow's stretch this 90 minute rom-com into over 2 hours syndrome, but Schumer's writing is actually quite clever and funny. The athlete cameos are actually some of the best parts of the…

  • Twinsters

    Twinsters 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 09 Nov, 2015

    Twinsters tells the story of Samantha Futerman and Anaïs Bordier. Two girls who have never met living completely separate lives with an Ocean between them. One day a friend of Anaïs' views a Youtube video that Samantha is in, and is completely blown away by how similar Samantha looks to Anaïs. This leads to the girls being connected via social media, and the revelation that they may in fact be twin sisters who were separated a birth.

    I only heard…

  • Tangerine

    Tangerine 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 03 Dec, 2015

    I don't exactly have a large frame of reference, but Tangerine may be the best chicks with dicks films I've ever seen.

    The Ron Says: You know you wanna see it BITCH!

  • Ant-Man

    Ant-Man 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 13 Dec, 2015

    While I'd admit I wasn't sure about it at first, I'm actually really happy now that they're making some of the lesser known Marvel characters into shows and movies. The fact they're lesser known makes them inherently more interesting. I knew next to nothing about Ant-Man going into this film, and I ended up enjoying the hell out of it. It was different in a lot of ways from the other Marvel films, and Paul Rudd was surprisingly really good…

  • Lava

    Lava 2015

    ★★½ Watched 20 Nov, 2015 2

    A male volcano sings a sexy song, this causes a female volcano to squirt all over his face nearly killing him. That's what I got out of this anyway.

    The Ron Says: Skip it.

  • Dope

    Dope 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 19 Nov, 2015 3

    A film featuring 90's hip hop? Man, I grew up on that shit!!! A story about self proclaimed 90's hip hop geeks who get caught up in some hood shit? You fucking with me? Great music throughout, and a star making performance by Shameik Moore? YO, that shit was DOPE!!!

    The Ron Says: Must see!

  • Southpaw

    Southpaw 2015

    ★★★ Watched 27 Nov, 2015 2

    Antoine Fuqua's Southpaw is another film in a long line of films that I think deserve their own genre. That genre being frustrating. On one hand, it's an entertaining film that features an Oscar level performance by it's star Jake Gyllenhaal. On the other, it's a frustratingly predictable, cliché ridden affair that I found almost completely implausible.

    Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is an undefeated light heavyweight boxing champ on top of the world until a tragic accident sends his life…

  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

    Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 2015

    ★★★½ Watched 04 Nov, 2015

    So as I was watching Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, a weird issue I have came up. Well maybe it's not weird I don't know. Let me try to explain. This is a sad film. It had me on the verge of tears but didn't quite get me there. Sometimes when I watch a film that almost makes me cry but doesn't, it loses points with me. It's like I want it to be even sadder and make…