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Spider-Man: Homecoming
The Kid Stays In The Picture, And Then The Picture Strays From The Kid
Official Site | Trailer & Mo
PG-13 | 133 min

Somehow it took five Spider-Man movies to get us to this point – a sixth movie that FINALLY gets Peter Parker right.  Tobey Mags and Andrew Garf were fine and all, but they didn’t seem like a teen doing teeny things.  They were already too old to be properly naive and out of their depths.  Tom Holland makes for such a perfect PP that he will now forever be Peter Parker in my mind’s thigh.  YOU GO LIL TOM HOLLAND!!

They may not have gotten Aunt May right, but they definitely have gottzen Aunt May HOT!!!!  UM HELLO Marisa Tomei.  why aren’t you and your tight clothings in every movie???????

and while the high school stuff was super great (the very non-actory Jacob Batalon as Peter’s BFF felt refreshing), and Michael Keaton as Birdman/Condorman/Johnny A$$holely was a pretty good bad adversary (with a nice lil twist with him in da plot), there were some stuff that I didn’t care for whatsoever…

like the forcing of Zendaya and Donald Glover into this movie.  She serves no purpose in this movie (BUT MAYBE IN FUTURE ONES!!????), and Donald Glover was only in it cause he and the internet wanted him to be Spider-Man years back, and so you have to give him and the internet what they want, right???

And the real reason there’s more Spider-Man, even though we really don’t need more, is not only cause it’s easy $$$ to make, but really to drag poor Spidey into the web of the rest of the existing Marvel cinematic universe, and therefore render the kid into another cog of the already waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too bloated Avengers posse

This Spider-Man movie excels when it focuses on Peter and Spidey, but gets muddled and repetitive once Robert Downey Jr‘s ironic Tony Stark and lame lackey Jon Favreau rear their ugly heads here there and everywhere in this picture  

By the time the smoke clears at the end of the movie, after yet another gigantic battle with too many explosions and public property destruction, you no longer feel like you’re watching a Spidey movie - just another brick in the Marvel wall.  Tear down that wall!!  These superhero movies are losing their super-ness.  Spidey Homecoming felt like a step in the right direction, only to arrive at a destination we’re sick of visiting

Cool end credits though!

Verdictgo: low end Jeepers Worth A Peepers

Spidey senses tingle a bit at a theater near jews and white nationalists

and until next thyme the balcony is clothed…


Marshall Bells Yeah!!!!!!!!!!

Oscar 2015’s biggest moment?  the revelation that THAT GUY is married to a 4 time Academy Award winning costume designer!!!!!

Milena Canonero and  Marshall Bell 2

Milena Canonero and Marshall Bell

Milena Canonero + Marshall Bell 9 ever!!!

MB is the fcuking best!

he was an a$$hole PE teacher and the first victim in A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

marshall bell nighmare

he was Gordie’s a$$hole dad in Stand By Me!!

marshall bell stand by me

he was an a$$hole police chief in Johnny Be Good!!!

marshall bell johnny be good

he was an a$$hole who wants to kill Ah-nold and Danny in Twins, but the opposite happened!!!

twins marshall bell



marshall bell total recall kuato

was probably an a$$hole in Air America!

marshall bell air america

was the title a$$hole vagrant in The Vagrant

no idea what this movie is, but 99.99% sure he was probably an a$$hole in Payback!!!!!!!

payback marshall bell

was an a$$hole to bugs in Starship Troopers!!!!!!!

marshall bell starship troppers

was an a$$hole-ish principal in Hamlet 2

hamlet 2

moral of the story – Marshall Bell usually plays an a$$hole in movies, but he is SOOOOOOO amazing at being a movie a$$hole, and his wife has 4 Oscars.  WHAT YOU GOT????????


Canonero clockwork

Canonero barry lyndon

Canonero shining




Pynchon With The Show!

Inherent Vice
California Scheming
Official Website | Trailers & Mo
R | 148 min

Inherent Vice

In a haze and in a daze, Paul Thomas Anderson‘s take on Thomas Pynchon‘s Inherent Vice is well worth toking.  Why?


(thankfully not the dis-Master)

Lebowski-y, but smarter(!)(?)


and says hello to The Long Goodbye

long goodbye

and is as serious (and seriously silly) as Joe Friday’s haircut

LSDeez nutz

A video posted by Thigh Master (@thighmaster) on

and Eli Cash-y

eli cash

and Paul Avery Zodiac-y

paul avery drinky

and Nathan Thurm-y squirmy

and Shasta-y


and Katherine Waterston continues her ‘brave’ (read – ‘nude’) work in cinema

kat water

waterston vice

and all this equals…

Verdictgo: Breast In Show

Vice is nice at a theater near jews

and until next thyme the balcony is clothed…


Platts & Platters

Burnt Sugar & Cheese
Official Website | Trailers & Mo
R | 114 min


I guess Jon Favreau really loves food and cooking and wanted you to know this, by making a movie called Chef that’s basically about food and cooking, and the result is pretty lukewarm – SEND IT BACK TO THE KITCHEN!!!  Favry recruited a fun bunch to join him – Robert Downey Jr, Scarlett Johansson, Sofía Vergara, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, Bobby Cannavale, Amy Sedaris and John Leguizamo – but they have little to work with, other then being overly enthusiastic, in a movie that oozes more cheese than all the cheesteaks of the greater Philadelphia area.  There’s too much time dedicated to (showing us how Twitter works +) Chef Favry trying to bond with his onscreen kid Emjay Anthony, who has about as much acting chops as this movie has lamb chops – zero.  Look, I’m happy Favry is taking a break from big budget fiasco flicks, and going small, but this movie is tiny – a tiny bit entertaining, and a ton bit schmaltzy

Only bit I really really really liked was Oliver Platt playing a food critic, which is not much of a stretch since his brother Adam is the main food critic for New York mag.  The role wasn’t good at all, but I just like that he’s playing a role his brother does for a living

Verdictgo: Sum Merit But No Stinkin Badgers

Chef boy r deez nutz at a theater near jews

and until next thyme the balcony is clothed…


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