‘Blockers’ Film Review

Grade: B+

Blockers (2018)

It is easy to describe ‘Blockers’ as ‘American Pie’ meets ‘Neighbors’; not only was it produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg of ‘Neighbors’, but its concept is very similar to ‘American Pie’; teens want to lose their virginity on prom night. The only twist? It is from the perspective of some worried parents desperate to stop the fun and debauchery from happening. What follows is some hilarity, and a surprisingly heartfelt look at accepting your kids as they grow up.

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‘Snatched’ Film Review

Grade: D+

Today, I saw that the theater was packed with groups of people. I know that it is Mother’s Day, but for a comedy with mixed to negative reviews starring Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn together, I was surprised. I was thinking that ‘Snatched’ was going to be a good time, especially seeing Hawn in a movie again after a 15 year hiatus. (her last film being ‘The Banger Sisters’ in 2002; an enjoyable movie where Hawn played a good role.) I did enjoy the way it looked and I did chuckle a lot, but some of the jokes in this comedy feel uncomfortable. The question being: How many people can we offend in an hour and forty-four minutes?

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