Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “I love my wife. I want her to be happy. I want good things for her. But there are times…” John and Jane have been married for 6 years and are just a bit bored with each other. Both of them have a secret — they’re assassins, and the other doesn’t know it. One […]

Becoming Jane

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “A metropolitan mind may be less susceptible to extended juvenile self-regard.” Jane Austen wants to be an author, but she’s led a sheltered life in the country. She doesn’t want to marry any man who asks her just because he has some money. Tom Lefroy comes from the city to stay with her family […]

Dan in Real Life

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “This corn is like an angel.” Dan is an advice columnist, and he has three daughters — Jane, Cara, and Lilly. He doesn’t want his oldest daughter to drive, he doesn’t want his middle daughter to date boys, and he’s happy his youngest daughter is still young. Dan takes his daughters to a family […]

Enough Said

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “Yes, yes, the Container Store. The store that sells crap so you can put your crap in so you can go out and buy some more crap.” Eva is a masseuse, she’s divorced, and her daughter’s about to head off to college. At a party she meets Albert who works at a library of […]

The Spectacular Now

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “I like to think there’s more to a person than just one thing.” Sutter is a partier whose last girlfriend broke up with him over a misunderstanding. He’s been hanging out with Amiee, a nice girl whom he’s grown to like a lot. They’re about to graduate high school, and he doesn’t think their […]

About Time

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “We’re all traveling through time together, every day of our lives. All we can do is do our best to relish this remarkable ride.” When Tim turns 21, his father tells him something completely unbelievable: all the men in their family can travel back in time. It’s true, and it’s easy to do: go […]

Her

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “Sometimes I think I have felt everything I’m ever gonna feel. And from here on out, I’m not gonna feel anything new. Just lesser versions of what I’ve already felt.” Theodore works at a company that creates handwritten letters that their clients get to send to their loved ones. Theodore has been writing the […]

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “I’m going to help you rediscover your manhood. Do you have any idea where you lost it? … We’re going to find it. We are. I promise you. And I promise you this too, Cal. When we’re done, this wife of yours, she’s going to rue the day she decided to give up on […]

Out of Sight

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4.5/5} “It’s like seeing someone for the first time, like you could be passing on the street, and you look at each other for a few seconds, and there’s this kind of a recognition like you both know something. The next moment the person’s gone, and it’s too late to do anything about it. And […]

Once

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “During the daytime people would want to hear songs that they know, just songs that they recognize. I play these songs at night or I wouldn’t make any money. People wouldn’t listen.” A man and a woman bond over music — he plays the guitar and she plays the piano, and they both sing. […]