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Life of the Party
Loren: The only thing that made me even smirk in that trailer was Maya Rudolph. Pass.
RDT: I chuckled just enough to consider it when it’s streaming in a few months.
The Lady™: I didn’t want to find this funny. I’m very over these types of movie. And yet, vaGoogle kinda got me…
Jen: I could watch this on a lazy, hungover Sunday on my couch eating pizza after an epic night of partying. Oh wait, I’m in my 40s? Yeah, never mind.
Loren: I like Gabrielle Union and this is a fun spin on the “Home Invaders” trope. I won’t see this in the theater but I’ll check it out down the road.
RDT: Just badass enough for me to give it a watch on the old ‘Flix or ‘Lu (as the kids are calling it) or whatever streaming service it ends up on.
The Lady™: Cool! Lady’s a badass! Totally not for me, but cool.
Jen: I usually hate movies like this but damn if I didn’t find myself rooting for Gabrielle Union even in trailer form! Maybe it’s the mom in me, but this looks badass and fun. In.
Loren: Was this trailer made in 1999? That’s a lot of people for a movie that doesn’t look so good. I can’t even imagine this is paying for all of their boats. I’m very confused.
RDT: I am stumped for a comment. So, yeah….
The Lady™: I love that this looks like it’s from 1999! The art of the great one and done movie kind of died after the 90s. I have a feeling I’ll end up watching this more than a few times.
Jen: Ah, Chekov’s gun! That’s all I got. Continue reading