Tag Archives: Jay Mohr

Go - * * * 1/2*

Documenting the wild and unbelievable events that happen to a collection of twentysomethings and teens in Los Angeles, the exuberant movie, Go, is a film that doesn’t feel original, yet sure is fun to watch. The film intertwines three stories … Continue reading

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200 Cigarettes - * 1/2*

From the title of 200 Cigarettes, one might assume that it is either a propaganda film from the tobacco lobby, or a comical entry for the Guinness Book of World Records. However, in actuality, the film turns out to be … Continue reading

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Playing by Heart - * * *

Playing by Heart is a film that would like to think of itself as an intricate puzzle, whose pieces smoothly slide into place as the film progresses. However, as a puzzle, Playing By Heart is fairly simple. Luckily, observing the … Continue reading

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Mafia! - *

Director Jim Abrahams was one of the original trio who ushered in the nonstop-joke spoof genre with their seminal film Airplane! However after eighteen years and countless clones, the genre has lost its luster. Abrahams latest film, Mafia!, isn’t the … Continue reading

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Small Soldiers - * * *

If Toy Story told the story of what would happen if everyone’s favorite childhood toy came to life, then Small Soldiers tells the story of what would happen if today’s violent action figures sprung to life. The result is a … Continue reading

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Suicide Kings - * 1/2*

Kidnapping thrillers seem to be the rage these days, and Suicide Kings is a film that’s so eager to join the trend that it has not just one, but two! But more doesn’t necessarily equate to better, and the only … Continue reading

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Paulie - * * *

In the wake of Babe, you would expect to be doused by a flood of talking animal movies. Paulie is the first of three we can expect this year (the others including Dr. Dolittle and Babe 2). If the others … Continue reading

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