Is The Movie “The Visit” Dateworthy?

Paying a visit to your grandparents when you’re a kid should be one of the best memories of your childhood. But what if you just knew that something was, well, a little bit odd and off-kilter about them – and that that oddness could possibly be hiding something downright sinister? That’s the delicious premise of […]

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Is The Movie “Beatriz at Dinner” Dateworthy?

beatriz at dinner

Beatriz at Dinner is an arthouse film starring Salma Hayek and John Lithgow, in a battle of worldviews between a poor Latina massage therapist and a condescending billionaire and his friends when she unexpectedly has to stay during a dinner party. It claims to be a comedy, but its forced message is heavy-handed, one-sided, largely […]

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Is “mother!” Dateworthy?

DATEWORTHY? NO. NOT IN THE SLIGHTEST. If you’re looking for a good movie to see on a date this weekend, “mother!” might seem intriguing, thanks to a cast featuring Oscar-caliber powerhouses Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer. The latest film from writer-director Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan,” “Noah”) is an allegory about Creation, […]

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