The Meyerowitz Stories review “Family drama at its finest”

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There’s nothing more entertaining to watch than a dysfunctional family. The drama, the arguments, the conflict and the hilarity all contribute to a genre of film that, overall, isn’t hard to hold your attention. Noah Baumbach’s recent Netflix dramedy, The Meyerowitz Stories, definitely does not skimp on family drama, nor should it. Continue reading

“A fashion faux pas” Zoolander 2 review

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By Adam Brannon

It pains me to say it, but Ben Stiller hasn’t really been relevant for quite some time. His last film, the final movie in the Night at the Museum franchise struggled with critics and audiences alike.

Once dubbed part of the so-called “Fratpack”, alongside Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn to name a few, their success has fallen by the wayside since introducing rising stars like Melissa McCarthy and Chris Pratt to the comedy genre.

Here, Stiller gives one of his most memorable characters, Derek Zoolander, a sequel that no-one was really asking for. But is it worthy of your time? Continue reading