Holidate

I watched this god awful movie so you don’t have to NO Release date: October 28, 2020Director: John Whitesell Language: English Who should watch this movie: Boomers. When should you watch this movie: On Christmas day while your family fights in the background. The sell: I’m not even a Hallmark movie hater. I truly believeContinue reading “Holidate”

Night Is Short, Walk On Girl / 夜は短し歩けよ乙女

I will only be accepting confessions of love in the form of guerrilla theater YES Release date: April 7, 2017Director: Masaki YuasaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: University students. Theater nerds. Anyone who’s been out drinking in Kansai (Kanto folks need not apply).  When should you watch this movie: When you’ve just discovered GenContinue reading “Night Is Short, Walk On Girl / 夜は短し歩けよ乙女”

About Time

It is possible to be too charming MAYBE Release date: September 4, 2013Director: Richard CurtisLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Folks with a high tolerance for kitsch. When should you watch this movie: At family gatherings around the holidays but only if you like your family. The sell: About Time is the definition ofContinue reading “About Time”

The Princess Bride

“It’s just that masks are terribly comfortable – I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.” YES Release date: September 25, 1987Director: Rob ReinerLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Everyone who hasn’t seen it before. Everyone who has seen it before. When should you watch this movie: When you’re in love. WhenContinue reading “The Princess Bride”

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Best movie about the immigrant experience since An American Tail YES Release date: April 19, 2002Director: Joel ZwickLanguage: English, Greek Who should watch this movie: Children of immigrants. Anyone who’s ever had a “lunchbox moment.”  When should you watch this movie: When you miss your family. When you start dating a yt boy.  The sell:Continue reading “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”

Practical Magic

When I say I’m “emotionally unavailable” I mean that my heart is dedicated entirely to Sandra Bullock in this movie Maybe Release date: October 16, 1998Director: Griffin DunneLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Folks who just discovered Witchtok. People whose favorite holiday is Halloween.  When should you watch this movie: On a crisp autumnContinue reading “Practical Magic”

Before Sunrise

This movies sets unrealistic expectations for international train travel YES Release date: January 27, 1995Director: Richard LinklaterLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Erudite romantics. People whose love language is “words of affirmation.” People who fall in love with a different stranger on public transit everyday.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re comfortablyContinue reading “Before Sunrise”

Drinking Buddies

Ok I love ~indie~ film, sue me YES Release date: March 13, 2013Director: Joe SwanbergLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: White people on the northside of Chicago. People who love IPA’s (yes there’s a lot of overlap there). People in long term relationships (4+ years)  When should you watch this movie: When you’re inContinue reading “Drinking Buddies”

Mr. and Mrs. Smith

HOT HOT HOT Maybe Release date: June 10, 2005Director: Doug LimanLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: 13 years olds. Folks who know the cultural significance of the Brad-Jennifer split brought on by THIS MOVIE.  When should you watch this movie: When you need to turn your brain off and your loins on The sell:Continue reading “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”

Like Crazy

Citizen Kane walked so Like Crazy could run YES Release date: October 28, 2011Director: Drake DoremusLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People in a long distance relationship. Fans of Dustin O’Halloran When should you watch this movie: When you have a sex dream about your summer hookup from 2013 The sell: You’re not readyContinue reading “Like Crazy”