Movie Weekend Preview: November 15-17

New Releases


Charlie Countryman

I really like Shia LaBeouf, but it’s a no-brainer for me on this one.  Skip it.  Even the trailer seems like it’s trying to do too many things at once.  A dead guy on a plane, the kid next to him meets his daughter, his daughter has a crazy ex-husband that likes to kill people, and he falls in love with her, and yeah.  Too many things.  The trailer also gives the impression that the movie is going to use as many excuses as it can for nudity and sex, and the rating advisory includes “language throughout.”  Translation: 50+ f-bombs and naked girls.  That’s what this movie offers.  Don’t give it a second thought.

Read More