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+


c2012
By Daniel J. Hoag
Your Sister’s Sister is playing now in select cities.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1742336/

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+


c2011
By Daniel J. Hoag
Gulliver’s Travels is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/19/11.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1320261/