Slumdog Millionaire

This won Best Picture at the Oscars in 2009 NO Release date: January 9, 2009Director: Danny BoyleLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People building a case for why 2009 was the most culturally significant year in the 21st century until 2020 said “hold my beer.”  When should you watch this movie: Really, just skipContinue reading “Slumdog Millionaire”

La La Land

I’m gonna get canceled for this NO Release date: December 9, 2016Director: Damien ChazelleLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who hate musicals  When should you watch this movie: When your partner won’t shut up about the obscure electronic music they listen to The sell: After seeing Whiplash, we knew that Damien Chazelle doesn’tContinue reading “La La Land”

Mulan

Do you think Disney knows how gay this is? YES Release date: June 19, 1998Director: Barry Cook, Tony BancroftLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People with young kids (watch it with them). Millennials who forgot how good it is When should you watch this movie: Not with me, I compulsively say the lines outContinue reading “Mulan”

The Last Airbender

BAD BAD BAD NO Release date: July 1, 2010Director: M. Night ShyamalanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who just finished the animated series and want to see why everyone hates the movie adaptation When should you watch this movie: When you are part of the team making a new and better version ofContinue reading “The Last Airbender”

Juno

My favorite album is featured in this movie but they focus on the wrong song YES Release date: December 5, 2007Director: Jason ReitmanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Baby gays. Fans of Kimya Dawson.  When should you watch this movie: When you’ve just seen Gone Girl and the “Cool Girl” monologue really awoke somethingContinue reading “Juno”

Hitch

One man’s journey to realizing that women are people MAYBE Release date: February 11, 2005Director: Andy Tennant Language: English Who should watch this movie: People fed up with dating.  When should you watch this movie: When you’ve forgotten what it’s about The sell: Hitch could have been a bad movie, but it’s actually hovering justContinue reading “Hitch”

Juliet, Naked

Chris O’Dowd really isn’t a dramatic actor, sorry dude NO Release date: August 17, 2018Director: Jesse PeretzLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Anyone in an unhappy relationship When should you watch this movie: When it dawns on you that you’re the toxic one in the relationship The sell: This is a story with aContinue reading “Juliet, Naked”

Singin’ in the Rain

Jean Hagen is an icon and my personal hero YES Release date: March 27, 1952Director: Gene Kelly, Stanley DonenLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Theater kids  When should you watch this movie: When you’re planning to spend all day in bed The sell: Singing in the Rain is easy watching. There’s a lot ofContinue reading “Singin’ in the Rain”

Boyhood

12 years is a long time. 12 years ago I was in 7th grade and pretending I had never heard of Green Day so that the boy I had a crush on could “introduce me to” American Idiot YES Release date: January 19, 2014Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Anyone who isContinue reading “Boyhood”

The Brothers Bloom

Every celebrity crush I have is in this movie YES Release date: September 9, 2008Director: Rian JohnsonLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Rachel Weisz’s Filmography. People who found “The Game,” to be slightly too dark.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re in a fight with your sibling(s).  The sell: IContinue reading “The Brothers Bloom”