Yes Man

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “You spoke at the same time as I did just then. It’s almost like you were committed to what you were saying regardless of what I was going to say.” Yes Man, released in 2008 Carl says no to virtually everything, even when his best friend asks him to go out. After seeing an […]

Palm Springs

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{5/5} “It’s one of those infinite time loop situations you might have heard about.” Palm Springs, released in 2020 Nyles is repeating the same day over and over — it’s the day of a wedding his girlfriend is a bridesmaid in. One day he hangs out with Sarah, and she ends up joining him in […]

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

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{4.5/5} “I also need to be a little bit more careful about what I say on this blog. Apparently the LAPD and Captain Hammer are among our viewers.” Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, released in 2008 Dr. Horrible wants to rule the world. He has a video blog in which he talks to his fans, and […]

Just Like Heaven

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{5/5} “Maybe you’re not dead. Maybe you’re just very… light.” Just Like Heaven, released in 2005 Elizabeth is a doctor who had been working for 26 hours when she gets in a car accident. She’s now in a coma. David is a widower who’s looking for a new place to live when he finds a […]

Jojo Rabbit

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{5/5} “Our only friends are the Japanese. And just between you and me, they don’t look very Aryan.” Jojo Rabbit, released in 2019 Jojo is very enthusiastic about being a member of Hitler’s youth. When he’s at a camp for the weekend, though, they ask him to kill a rabbit and he can’t. Then in […]

Game Night

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{5/5} “That is a strong table.” Game Night, released in 2018 Max and Annie have a few friends over for a fun game night regularly. When Max’s very successful brother Brooks comes to town he invites the group over to his place, where he says they’re going to play a different kind of game. Someone […]

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (season 1)

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{5/5} “I don’t think we’re really joie de vivre people.” Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist season 1, aired in 2020 When Zoey is having an MRI while listening to music during an earthquake she gains a special power — she hears and sees people singing songs about their feelings. She tries to user her power to help […]

A Parks and Recreation Special

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{5/5} “Honey, did you put all the caps back on the cleaning supplies?” A Parks and Recreation Special, aired in 2020 While everyone is social distancing, Leslie Knope calls her friends regularly to make sure they’re OK. She also wants to get the word out about social distancing, washing hands, and paying attention to your […]

Modern Family (season 11)

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{4.5/5} “For a family of generally lovely people, we sure have a lot of rivals.” Modern Family season 11, aired in 2019-20 Haley is following a book on parenting rather than listening to her parents. Alex is in Antarctica but really wants to come home. Phil wants Gloria to join him in his real estate […]

Kim’s Convenience (season 4)

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{4.5/5} “Why you read this book? I already on page 20 and there’s still no murder.” — Mr. Kim Kim’s Convenience season 4, aired in 2020 Raj cancelled his wedding because he’s in love with Janet, and now Janet’s not sure what she wants. Jung and Kimchee have a burst pipe emergency in their apartment, […]