LOLA VERSUS

The pros and cons of LOLA VERSUS

The pros and cons of LOLA VERSUS

I’m not versus LOLA VERSUS. I basically found it engaging. But even a freewheeling labor of love like this can have an occasional run in its pantyhose.

In addressing the comedy—about a woman about to turn 30 who gets dumped by her fiancĂ© and requires a complete lifestyle revamp–I’ll start with the negatives, just to get them out of the way.

Review Revue: PROMETHEUS' SAFETY is NOT GUARANTEED

Review Revue: PROMETHEUS' SAFETY is NOT GUARANTEED

Going to the movies should never, ever be stressful (unless, of course, you’re planning on seeing the latest Lars von Trier flick). You want to see something new and relevant so that you can talk it up with your know-it-all friends. But you don’t want to sit through the one film that everyone thought would be great, but…isn’t. So here is our formula, simplifying the should-you-see-it conundrum: 5 new releases x 2 critical samplings = what you should go see. Simple enough, right? This week we have a team of curious interstellar earthlings, time-traveling social outcasts, a quasi-heartbroken hipster, a hippie grandma and a besotted loser.