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"Pixels" is Sandler's best movie in years ... but it still sucks

Published Aug. 8, 2015

The following statement is praise so faint that it could function as a dog whistle, but "Pixels" feels like the closest an Adam Sandler project has come to resembling an actual movie in years. But before we begin the celebrate "Pixels" for clearing the bar loftily set on the floor by the likes of "Blended" and the duo of "Grown Ups" movies, this is still a modern Adam Sandler movie - AKA it's still an unfunny and lazy exercise in Sandler self-appreciation.


Our favorite musical holiday cheer

Published Dec. 15, 2013

Beyond all the holiday pap blaring from department store speakers at this time of year, there really is some good - OK, maybe more fun than good - holiday musical cheer to be had. Here are some of our favorites.


"Grown Ups 2" somehow finds a new low for Sandler and company

Published July 14, 2013

I have a habit of perhaps getting a bit long-winded with some of my reviews (if I'm going to say someone's million-dollar creation is or is not worth $10 and two hours of your time, however, I feel the need to explain myself in full). So let me put my feelings toward "Grown Ups 2" as clearly and as upfront as possible. Don't. See. This. Movie.


You are cordially invited to the five best movie weddings

Published April 23, 2013

While the big climactic wedding has become the romantic comedy cliché to end all clichés, some films have still managed to turn marital vows into movie magic. In honor of this weekend's "The Big Wedding," here are five cinematic weddings that are worth getting down on one knee and spending the rest of your life with - or at least a quiet Saturday night.

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Rev. Ron reviews "Grown Ups 2"

The first Grown Ups film was one of the most uncomfortable movies I've ever sat through. The movie was never funny and the impression I got from watching Adam Sandler's lackeys was, despite the rumor that they are all friends in real life, they absolutely hated being around each other. Every sing...

Versatility Pays Peanuts

Tuesday May 7th, 2013 – Lake Zurich, IL    Versatility in the entertainment business can be a two edged sword. On one hand, it can allow a performer to have the luxury of more than one option to receive a paycheck. On the other, there’s a “jack of all trades, master...

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