Entries by Jill Florio

Movie Review – Ghost in the Shell

Grade: A- This is a really, really pretty movie. It’s also a seamless use of CGI, and I’m normally really hard on films that rely extensively on computer animation. It totally works in this one. Ghost in the Shell is an origin story for a comic book character called Major, and apparently this isn’t a […]

An Interview with RunPee Mom

Ginger “Sarcasm is my middle name” Gardner, AKA Dearest, best known here as RunPee Mom, is a staunch supporter and utterly crucial pillar to the RunPee enterprise. She sees movies every week – sometimes more than one film – and carries the ball for the business when the rest us of have to drop it. […]

Movie review : Vampires Suck

I actually got the biggest kick out of this movie. Having read all the Twilight books, but somehow missing out on all three movies, might have been a part of it. I thought this light spoof did a great job holding a coherent plot, compressing the huge oeuvre into one hour and 20 minutes, and […]

Movie review : The Switch

A very cute movie – and also a more grown-up version of a romantic comedy than we are used to seeing. Characters’ actions have consequences; personalities have depth. The Switch hit all the right notes to be a classic. Aniston finally has a vehicle that isn’t embarrassing – she’s fine in this film. And while […]