Windfall

Starring: Jason Segal, Jesse Plemons, and Lily Collins. Directed By: Charlie Macdowell Where I Watched It: Netflix English Audio Description Available?: Yes Provided By: Descriptive The Plot: A stranger (Segal) is in the middle of burglarizing a vacation home for a billionaire (Plemons), when he randomly shows up with his wife (Collins), and the situation gets sticky. Now the stranger must find a way out of this house with his freedom intact, but will everyone leave alive? What Works: I really loved the score for this film. It’s very reminiscent of films like North By northwest, which is why I … Continue reading Windfall

The Sky Is Everywhere

Starring: Grace Kaufman, Jacques Colimon, Cherry Jones, Jason Segal, Pico Alexander, and Havana Rose Lou. Directed By: Josephine Decker Where I Watched It: Apple Plus English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot: Lettie (Kaufman) is a talented teenager with dreams of Juilliard, but when her sister (Lou) suddenly drops dead during a high school performance, the introverted clarinet player is left trying to navigate her world without her extroverted other half. In this journey, she is accompanied by her Gran (Jones) as well as her pot smoking uncle (Segal), her sister’s surviving boyfriend (Alexander), and potentially a new love interest … Continue reading The Sky Is Everywhere

This Is 40

STARRING: Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Albert Brooks, Jason Segal, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow, Megan Fox, Robert Smigel, Charlyne Yi, Melissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, John Lithgow, and Lena Dunham. WRITTEN BY: Judd Apatow DIRECTED BY: Judd Apatow Judd Apatow movies have their haters. I think people have gotten tired of his “brand” of films, much like people got bored with Adam Sandler after Big Daddy. Just like no one had a problem with Michael Bay when he directed The Rock and Bad Boys. But when Armageddon came around? Something happened. And now everyone hates Michael Bay, even though his movies are … Continue reading This Is 40