Rane has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★★½ during 2018.

  • Game Night

    Game Night

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Hilarious. Plemons steals every scene he's in. Love than an obvious send-up/rip-off of The Game makes so many Fight Club jokes. Kind of shocked that any gun-related humor could make me laugh right now, but McAdams clearly knows how to make the most of a prop. Not to mention the movie has the best Denzel Washington joke we'll ever get. It's no Asscrack Bandit episode of Community, but still a very fun and very funny Fincher riff. (Be prepared to…

  • The Polka King

    The Polka King

    ★★★½

    Netflix Original (2018) #6

    Maybe it's the slew of bad movies that proceeded it, but I found this to be far more enjoyable than its reputation would suggest. Jack Black's performance is borderline offensive caricature, so your mileage may vary depending on how tolerable you find terrible Polish accents and broken English played for laughs, but the actor's natural charisma and exuberant nature make him a good fit for the part. Formulaic structure and plotting make this hard to recommend…