Monthly Archives: August 2013

Box Office Predictions: August 31-September 1

“Closed Circuit” probably won’t do so well over this Labor Day weekend. The fact that “Paranoia,” a similar generic August thriller, only did $3.53 million in its three-day release, it leads me to believe this will do similarly, but a … Continue reading

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Anger Management (2003)

Released: April 11, 2003. Directed by: Peter Segal. Starring: Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, Marisa Tomei. Runtime: 106 min. “Anger Management,” not to be confused with the TV series starring Charlie Sheen, is one of Sandler’s very best movies, at least … Continue reading

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Click (2006)

Released: June 29, 2006. Director: Frank Coraci. Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken. Runtime: 107 min. Finding a post-2000 Adam Sandler feature that isn’t middling is a rarity. That’s why “Click” is an emotionally engaging breath of fresh air. … Continue reading

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Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Released: August 16, 2013. Directed by: Jeff Wadlow. Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Runtime: 103 min. “Kick-Ass 2” takes place three years after the first. Mindy McCready (Chloë Grace Moretz) is now 15 years old, and she’s … Continue reading

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The Longest Yard (2005)

Released: May 27, 2005. Directed by: Peter Segal. Starring: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds. Runtime: 110 min. “The Longest Yard” follows Paul Wrecking Crewe (Adam Sandler), who, after being charged with Grand Theft Auto, finds himself in a Texas … Continue reading

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Box Office Predictions: August 23-25

Three new movies are coming out this weekend: “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” “You’re Next,” and “The World’s End.” As I see it, the only two fighting for a top spot are “City of Bones” and “You’re Next.” So … Continue reading

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Triple review: ‘Bedtime Stories,’ ‘Mr. Deeds’ and ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan’

These are a few Sandler movies that are being reviewed from memory… Released: December 25, 2008. Director: Adam Shankman. Stars: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce. Runtime: 99 min. “Bedtime Stories” is imaginative and it’s one of Sandler’s more family-friendly … Continue reading

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