Tag: Jason Bateman

Game Night Blu-ray Review

Hardcore Gamers Game Night is ridiculously smart, as much as it is ridiculous. This movie knows games. Throughout, in intense situations, characters inadvertently play variations on Operation, Guess Who, …

Office Christmas Party Blu-ray Review

Holiday Melee Forgettable as it might be, Office Christmas Party blends workplace anxiety and mindless comedic escapism into a snappy package. It’s fun, with plenty of booze, stupid antics, …

Office Christmas Party Review

White Christmas, but the White is Cocaine After reflecting the drudgery of a service-driven American workforce (and some economic anxiety), employees of a Chicago-based tech firm drunkenly joust with …

Central Intelligence Blu-ray Review

Intelligent Design Full disclosure: This Blu-ray was provided to us for review. This has not affected the editorial process. For information on how we handle review material, please visit …

The Family Fang Review

Family Dysfunction When is an indie movie not an indie movie? When it’s made with A-list Hollywood talent like Nicole Kidman and Christopher Walken in leading roles. Jason Bateman’s sophomore …

Zootopia 3D Blu-ray Review

The Animated Utopia Disney may have sunk low with Barnyard and their other ’00 offerings, but Zootopia brings a specific honesty to its anthropomorphic critters. In the depressing fall-off …

The Gift (2015) Blu-ray Review

Jason Bateman steps into a thriller with a grand twist The Gift is a confident thriller – confident in the storytelling process, confident in the characters, and confident enough …

Horrible Bosses 2 Blu-ray Review

Not so Horrible Bosses If the first Horrible Bosses was a sly reaction to financial crisis, this sequel grabs at the cutthroat nature of capitalism – but with idiots. …

This Is Where I Leave You Blu-ray Review

A sentimental dramedy starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey as exasperated siblings Hollywood seems comfortable making funeral films. Shawn Levy’s This Is Where I Leave You features an ensemble …

Identity Thief Review

Identity Thief is a movie of aggression, unfriendly and vicious with the expectation that audiences will accept the material as harmless slapstick.