…play every possible part

It’s National Cat Day, crusaders, and you know what that means? I’m talking about “Cats,” the weirdest movie of the (closer than you think) holiday season that we’re all strangely looking forward to (you know you are). And if you don’t understand why, then you don’t know “Cats” (but you can learn about “Cats” here).

…Land On Your Feet

Today I’m going to do something I never thought I’d do — defend “Cats” (sort of). Just to be clear, that’s “Cats” as in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T.S. Eliot, not cats as in felines. The felines can defend themselves. The first trailer was let…

…check yourself

Today I’m going to do something I don’t like to do, but the circumstances have forced my hand. Today I will weigh in on a movie I have not seen. Why? Put simply, I refuse to believe that “The Hustle” could possibly be as bad as the low (but slightly improved) rating it currently has…

…Hit the Right Notes

 When “Pitch Perfect” was released in 2012, nearly no one noticed. It was a small film with a relatively-unknown cast (mainstream-wise). It also surpassed all expectations, mostly because no one had any. Fast forward nearly three years later, and the film has grown into a pop culture phenomenon. Plus, that “relatively-unknown” cast is very well known….

…Pitch In

“Pitch Perfect,” is a bit of a surprise. The story follows an all-girls a cappella group, the Bellas, made up of outsiders. With that kind of premise, this film should either be really bad or really good. Somehow, it falls right in the middle. Beca (Anna Kendrick) is a punk-ish DJ, who wants to skip…