Young Adult (2011) Review

Young Adult wasn’t the film I thought it’d be. I imagined it was Charlize Theron’s attempt at comedy, playing a character that was obnoxious, deluded and spoke her mind. A character that you would want to be like, being able to say what you felt with no remorse or sense of regret. I imagined it was Theron’s Bad Teacher. That wasn’t what this film was at all. What you actually have is another subtle but compelling Theron performance that proves how great an actress she is. It’s a film more akin to what she produced in Monster than it is … Continue reading Young Adult (2011) Review

Bad Teacher (2011) Review

The best thing about Horrible Bosses were the Horrible Bosses! This was because whoever cast that film made the genius move of casting three actors and making them play against type, doing and saying things you wouldn’t usually associate with that actor. This worked best with Jennifer Aniston because she was usually seen to play “the girl next door” romantic interest type so seeing her acting overly sexual was funny (and sexy!) I even went as far to say that the film suffered from the fact that it didn’t focus enough on the horrible boss characters and relied too heavily on … Continue reading Bad Teacher (2011) Review