For those of you not keeping track we are about to enter the second half of the year, full of just as many exciting things as the first half. So far some entries have disappointed, some have surprised, and some have lived up to and surpassed expectations so far, so lets keep our fingers crossed that there will be more of the latter options in the months to come. So what are you excited for? Let’s give you some options to consider with this list of what the writers of HST can’t wait for. [Read more...]
The film revolves around a group of five childhood friends who are reunited after years apart when their childhood basketball coach passes away and they all attend the funeral. After the ceremony the guys decide to spend the rest of the Fourth of July weekend at a summer cabin that they spent their summers at as kids and hope to have a reconnection while showing their own children how to live like they did. Meanwhile, an old town rivalry begins brewing as they cross paths with some of the local kids that never left.
This new version of Death at a Funeral changes little from its British forbearer while still delivering the big laughs and hitting all the big notes it just drags a bit at times and rarely finds a consistent stride.
The premise is simple, a family comes together for the main character’s father’s funeral and many a hijinks ensue. The less you know the funnier this film is so I won’t spoil any details as the film pretty much hits the ground running throwing us right into the midst of this day of mourning. One of the main brothers is looked upon as less then compared to his successful brother, a secretly engaged couple is nervous about breaking the news to the unapproving father of the bride, a crotchety old relative busting everyone’s chops, hallucinogenic drugs, deep hidden family secrets, and more. Now that’s it for story.
What we have here is Dreamworks newest piece of animation that continues on a healthy run of quality, outside the atrocious Shrek 3, following Over the Hedge and Flushed Away. Bee Movie is equally as ridiculous as Flushed Away with the whole, Bee World, and it is just impossible to believe that the animals that exist in our world have this secret under lying society no one knows about. [Read more...]