Tag Archive: Islands

Starring: Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt & Mark Duplass
Written & directed by Lynn Shelton

Jack is best friends with Iris, his brother’s widow, but a drunken night with Iris’ sister Hannah complicates their growing affection for each other.

Ahhh, indie rom-coms:
far more palatable than
that Heigl bullsh*t.

Grade: B+

By Daniel J. Hoag
Your Sister’s Sister is playing now in select cities.

Starring: Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet & Billy Connolly
Screenplay by Joe Stillman and Nicholas Stoller
Directed by Rob Letterman

In the latest take on Jonathan Swift’s novel, a lowly mailroom clerk is shipwrecked on the fantastical island of Lilliput where he is a giant to the tiny natives.

A hackneyed update.
How did Blunt get in this mess?
Swift rolls in his grave.

Grade: D+

By Daniel J. Hoag
Gulliver’s Travels is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/19/11.