Year By the Sea fills us one day by the sea

Something wasn’t sitting right in Joan’s life for some time. So when her realtor friend let slip at their son’s wedding reception that husband Robin had put their suburban New York home on the market, she reaches her tipping point. No, she decided, she was not moving with him to Kansas. Much to his dismay,…

Why Him? You can say that again

The rich get richer, they say. And all the good looking significant others, too, right? No matter what they seem like when you get a good look at what they’re really like. So it seems in in Why Him? a comedy written by Ian Helfer and directed by John Hamburg and stocked by some pretty…

Everywhere Everywhere leaves me feeling nowhere

Another movie taken from the pages from a YA novel, is this romantic excursion Everything, Everything. I’ve stopped treading so lightly to these Young Adult fests, having been thoroughly pulled into the treatments of The Fault of Our Stars, Paper Towns and, episode by episode, the dystopian-ness of The Hunger Games and Divergent. So I…

Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn grab my guilty laughs in Snatched

You couldn’t help but root for Amy Schumer in her movie premiere from 2015, Trainwreck. Now that was a romantic comedy that showed off every bid of her wit and wisdom, as she wrote and starred as a woman who learned from life and about herself to grow into something special. The direction of prolific…