Doug Reviews: Joy (2015)

Director David O. Russell and Jennifer Lawrence team for a third time with Joy. Does this one rekindle the magic from their previous collaborations, Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle? Continue reading

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Doug Reviews: Aloha

aloha_xlgAfter seeing the trailer for Writer-Director Cameron Crowe’s Aloha, I was really excited to see a really well done adult comedy/drama about a guy trying to restart his life and win back his old flame while taking nuggets of advice from his eccentric boss. It’s too bad that the movie that ended up on the screen is nothing like that. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy

GOTG_Payoff_1-Sht_v4b_LgThere’s no doubt that Marvel Studios has another great franchise on their hands with Guardians of the Galaxy. The Guardians themselves are extremely likable and the film is tons of fun. However, some of the elements around them keep the film from being king of the Marvel hill. Continue reading