Blotch Jumbo

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Bad Moms: Oh, Mama!

The late Garry Marshall’s last film was released this spring. It was called Mother’s Day, and it wasn’t mentioned in many of the director’s...

Café Society: Beautiful People

So it turns out that the latest young actress to give a dazzling performance in a Woody Allen film wasn’t Emma Stone but rather...

Filming the Stockyards

A bunch of cowboys are expected to be sidling up to bars and moseying down sidewalks in the Stockyards this weekend. The fourth Saturday...

Absolutely Fabulous: Passing Fashion

I should start off by saying I’m an Absolutely Fabulous virgin. I had never seen a single episode of the cult 1990s British sitcom...

Bonus Film Review: Ghostbusters

Over the past year or so, a lot of hysterical men succeeded in making me ashamed of my own gender over the new reboot...

Tarantino-esque

In the way that sharks come with remoras and roadkill with crows, Quentin Tarantino films are usually followed with a tail of aesthetic imitators...

Jungle Lug

Edgar Rice Burroughs, the author of Tarzan of the Apes, was never the most skilled wordsmith, but as science-fiction writer Jack DeVitt said, “When...

Stangled Web

Hmmm, what do we make of men writing all the R-rated female-centric comedies these days? Look at Neighbors 2, the upcoming Bad Moms, and...

Pet Sounds

The Secret Life of Pets is the latest animated film from the outfit Illumination Entertainment, which made the Despicable Me films. Indeed, it shares...

Body Issues

I seldom feel like I’m running out of words, but we’re at the end of a month where I’ve reviewed one movie about hotel...