Groundhog Day (1993)

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Though this review is posting on Groundhog Day, it was supposed to post months ago. We watched this back with the rest of the Gs, but somehow forgot to write reviews for it. It wasn’t until I tried to link to the movie Groundhog Day within our reviews for Edge of Tomorrow that we discovered our accidental omission. So here we are, better late than never. Enjoy! Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

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I’ll admit it: I thought Guardians of the Galaxy was going to bomb. When Ben described the concept to me, I was beyond skeptical that this would work. I mean, two of the main characters are a tree-like creature and a talking raccoon. What’s up with that? Continue reading

Grumpy Old Men (1993)

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This feels like the hundredth time that Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau have appeared in a movie together, and there is a reason why they do. Everything that is good about Grumpy Old Men is that way because of their chemistry together. The reason they are able to believably play friends who have known each other for 50 years is because they have literally known each other for that long. Continue reading

The Green Mile (1999)

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This is a wonderful film, and not something you’d really expect to see from the cast involved. Tom Hanks is known more for his comedic or drama work, and while The Green Mile is definitely a drama, Hanks has not really been in anything supernatural in nature as this movie is. A solid cast, and a terrific story based on a Stephen King novel, make this a great movie to enjoy. Continue reading

The Green Hornet (2011)

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The most surprising part about this film is that it is actually decent. When it was announced that overweight comedic actor Seth Rogen was going to be playing a super hero, I was less than enthused, but he does a really good job. Rogen has clearly hit the gym to prepare for the role. His charm, comedic ability and chemistry with his sidekick, played by Jay Chou, carry this film really well. Continue reading