Along Came Polly (2004)

Reuben Feffer is a risk assessor who leads a careful life. He has just married his long-term sweetheart, bought his dream house, and is on his honeymoon in the tropics: life is good. Then he catches his wife in bed with a scuba instructor, and his circumspect existence gets turned on its head. On the rebound he hooks up with Polly Prince, a childhood friend who has grown into a commitment phobic misfit. Can this mismatched pair make it work? Continue reading Along Came Polly (2004)

Romancing the Stone (1984)

Joan Wilder is a successful romance novelist, and a hopeless romantic. She is also something of a nebbish. But when her sister gets mixed up with some bad people, she is forced out of her comfort zone on an impromptu rescue mission. Out of her depth, in Colombia, she runs into Jack T. Coulton, an adventurous type looking to make his fortune. He’s willing to help Joan, for a price. And the T? That stands for ‘trustworthy’, so you know there’s nothing to worry about. Continue reading Romancing the Stone (1984)

An American Pickle (2020)

A Russian Jew, Herschel Greenbaum, emigrates to America with his sweetheart in the early twentieth century. He finds a job at a pickle factory, and a very simple version of the American dream; the couple have each other, a young son, and a pair of side-by-side funeral plots to take care of them in eternity. Life is hard, but good. Then Herschel falls into a vat of pickle brine, right as the factory is condemned. Continue reading An American Pickle (2020)

I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)

On February 9, 1964, The Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show for the first time, and popular culture would never be the same. Caught up in the mayhem: a handful of regular kids from Jersey, who will stop at nothing to get into the band’s first live appearance. Over the course of a long day and night they scheme, they hustle, they run around like maniacs, they learn a few small things about themselves. Continue reading I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978)

Shithouse (2020)

Freshman Alex is having a tough time at college. Originally from Dallas, now going to school in LA, he is struggling without his usual support network of friends and family. Normal college stuff is getting him down; his roommate is a dick, and he is not that into his classes. He is also painfully shy, and so struggling to meet people and make new friends. Lonely, he’s thinking of transferring back closer to home. Continue reading Shithouse (2020)

Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)

When we last saw our heroes, in 1991, everything was going great. They had learned how to play, bested their future nemesis, rocked the battle of the bands, and were on their way to Mars. Their future, and the future of the world, looked assured. Thirty years later, we find that things did not work out as we thought. Bill S. Preston esq., and Ted ‘Theodore’ Logan, never wrote that world uniting song, and have faded into obscurity. Now they face middle aged malaise. Continue reading Bill & Ted Face the Music (2020)

The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

Nice guy Andy lives a simple life. He has his daily routine, his figurine collection, and a job working in the stock room at a local electronics store. He’s also never had sex, and is a bit lonely. When his workmates get wind of this, they determine to help him: by pushing him towards every woman that crosses his path. But he has a different idea; his eye has been caught by the equally nice woman who runs the secondhand shop across the road. Continue reading The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

The Story of Fire Saga (2020)

Lars and Sigrit are an Icelandic brother and sister singing duo, whose dream is to perform at the Eurovision song contest. Sorry, they definitely AREN’T brother and sister. Probably. An unlikely series of events – an explosion, a scheming business tycoon, other shenanigans – gives them a shot at the prize, but will their own personal issues, and a couple of sexy distractions, keep them from glory? Continue reading The Story of Fire Saga (2020)

Listen Up Philip (2014)

Philip is a rising young literary star; after an acclaimed debut novel, written at a precocious age, he is now waiting for his second book to be released. But his burgeoning success is not bringing him happiness. Drifting apart from his photographer girlfriend, and irritated by the demands of the limelight, he is drawn to an older literary hero: Ike Zimmerman, a famed novelist now wallowing in self loathing. Continue reading Listen Up Philip (2014)