RSS feed for Jeff

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Battle of the Sexes

    Battle of the Sexes

    ★★½

    There is nothing wrong with the film technically. You just might find yourself struggling to pay attention and really get into the film. If you have heard of the story or not.

    The problem with the movie is that while it shows the personal stakes of what was going on behind the scenes and offers us a glimpse of the times and what was happening as far as culture. The film never becomes captivating instead it presents some facts, fabrications…

  • Super Troopers 2

    Super Troopers 2

    ★★★

    This film is the epitome of a sequel. As there is a very thin plot and less characterization.

    The first film was a kind of surprise. It gained an audience and became a kind of cult comedy. This film serves more or less the same. As it is funny, but more random. Especially when it introduces some Gags and leaves them hanging out to dry. Like Jay Chandrasekhar's character sudden mustache hair loss and Officer Favre ‘s Canadian double.

    As…

Popular reviews

More
  • A Separation

    A Separation

    ★★★★★

    Nader and Simin argue about living abroad. Simin prefers to live abroad to provide better opportunities for their only daughter, Termeh. However, Nader refuses to go because he thinks he must stay in Iran and take care of his father, who suffers from Alzheimers. However, Simin is determined to get a divorce and leave the country with her daughter

    Director Asghar Farhadi's first idea for the movie was the image of a man washing his father, who had Alzheimer's. He…

  • Risky Business

    Risky Business

    ★★★★★

    A suburban Chicago teenager's parents leave on vacation, and he cuts loose. An unauthorised trip in his father's Porsche means a sudden need for lots of money, which he raises in a creative way

    A perfect time capsule of the 1980's the place and the time as well as being a trend setter for ray ban sunglasses. I can even admit the film was at least a fashion trendsetter when I saw it I wanted to dress in a similar…