Unfriended (2015)

I will say that it’s a creative new way of telling a story but come the fuck on! Half the movie was staring at a computer screen and reading! If I wanted to read, I’d pick up a damn book! If this shit becomes like Paranormal Activity and four more sequels come out, that will be a sad day for cinema. I mean really?? I hate it when characters in movies text and the content of their text pops up on screen for us to read, this movie just went too far, with nothing but a computer screen for the whole movie.

Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 (2015)

Who said; remember that movie that was barely watchable? Let’s make a sequel. I’m sorry but Kevin James is not funny in this movie, not even accidentally funny. I can’t believe I paid to watch a fat guy not be funny. And talk about the weirdest looking group of people, I mean come on! This is one of those cases where hot women with cleavage would help considerably. This movie has nothing, no plot, no comedy, no acting, nothing! It has Kevin James, unless you have a weird Kevin James fetish, it’s a good idea to avoid this movie.

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While We're Young (2015)

The subtext of this movie is pretty clear, a couple who are getting old and are just realizing it. How the movie gets to that seems a little convoluted but I can live that, overall it was pretty good.

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The Longest Ride (2015)

I’m a sucker for romantic movies, so I liked it but the movie did have its flaws; my biggest complaint is that everything works out at the end and then some more good luck strikes, which was kind of annoying. I’m all up for the happy ending but let’s not overdo it.

Furious 7 (2015)

The only thing that makes this movie watchable is the tribute to Paul Walker at the end, with that said this movie is one of the worst. Before I start, I have to say that I understand what the film crew had to go through after Paul Walker’s unforeseen death, and that they had to rewrite and rethink the whole movie but I’m not going to consider that, this is another movie and I’m going to review it like any other. This movie is bad in so many ways; the story is this random treasure hunt, the action scenes go from crazy to random dumb shit, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson keeps popping up in unexpected places, and having Jason Statham in this movie makes little to no sense.

Woman In Gold (2015)

A little rough around the edges, the story is pretty good but it could have been told better. Hellen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds make a great team. Things that aren’t so good; showing the toll this case took on Maria and Randol could have been done better, the movie itself seemed disconnected every time they show “nine months later” or “six months later” it feels like you are watching another story unwind rather than the same story, and the last key speech Randol gives is not that great.

It Follows (2015)

This movie starts off great, with some good camera work, gripping story and some awesome music. But as the movie progresses the story stagnates and becomes vague. The first half of the movie is brilliant but combined with the second half it makes for an average movie, still better than most movies out there but it could have been way better. The director should have kept the story going as an unstoppable urban legend instead of making it like the traditional horror movie with the classis “Exorcism scene” where everyone gathers and tries to get rid of the ghost or demon or whatever. That probably killed the momentum of the movie, it was heading in a great direction but it took too many turns and got messy.

Get Hard (2015)

You would think that a movie with Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart would be funny but you’d be wrong. I guess they thought a white guys asking a black guy advice on how to survive in prison would be funny, honestly it wasn’t, sure there were some funny scenes, like one out of twenty were funny other than that it was plain awkward. At one point they convert the whole house into a prison, most of the shots inside the house are boring as fuck, the house seemed to be there just to prolong the movie.

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Home (2015)

As a movie it pretty much follows the traditional animated movie storyline; you have your misfits that don’t fit in, trying to find where they belong, you have the fake loss for the emotional junky watching, and the grand finale where everybody wins (surprise). For those who are 3D artists, this movie will be a little more interesting; the Boov characters are kind of cool, with a lot of squash and stretch, sometimes even blowing up like a balloon, some crazy simulations going on, loved how they also change colors which was kind of cool. The girl, Gratuity ‘Tip’ Tucci (Rihanna) has some interesting design, more towards the realistic side, with some very beautiful eyes more wider pupils but looks really good, and her hair is especially good some great hair simulation. I like how they contrasted characters with a semi realistic girl, a very cartoony looking cat and a cartoony Boov. Some great visuals, the cat cam was nice, and the scene in Paris, that’s probably the cherry on the top for this movie.

Run All Night (2015)

It’s your typical action movie, nothing special about it (that’s code for watchable). It does have that classic action movie feel to it, one man against a mob, ex hitman turns against his organization, basically it’s an idea that has been used too many times. What’s good about this movie is that it sticks to the basics; simple story, simple action scenes and a nice ending. This movie proves that all you need to do is play the lead in a movie like Schindler's List and Hollywood will do the rest. It also proves that summer is coming and along with it a line of mediocre action movies.

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