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2016 Movie Countdown: Bottom of the Barrel (#44-40)

Welcome, one and all, to the new and revised 2016 Movie Countdown. For those who didn’t see my recent update post click here for the full details of this change. Basically, the original format I started this series on was hard to maintain in a timely fashion. That’s why I decided to change things up, so I can complete the countdown just a bit easier. Hopefully, this new format will also be more easily digestible to you guys, too, so you won’t have to keep up with 44 separate posts.

As you can see, I’ve restarted the countdown back to #44 to demonstrate how future installments will go. For those joining us for the first time, this series is an annual tradition where I rank every film I saw in the previous year from least favorite to favorite. It’s not a best and worst list per se. It’s just my personal favorite films of 2016. This year I will be discussing 44 movies (see the full list here) across 5 posts separated by categories: The Bottom of the Barrel, The Mediocre, The Good, The Great, and finally the Top 10. Continue reading 2016 Movie Countdown: Bottom of the Barrel (#44-40)

2016 Movie Countdown: The Boss (#44)


How wealthy am I? I wanted tot come down on a golden phoenix, and I sure as shit did it!

The Boss is a comedy film starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Bell, and Peter Dinklage.

As an extremely wealthy industry titan, Michelle Darnell lived a very grand life despite being a terrible human being. That all changes when her former lover, Renault, exposes her for insider trading. After being arrested and losing all of her money, she resorts to moving in with her underappreciated assistant Claire and her daughter Rachel. Upon noticing Rachel selling girl scout cookies at her school and Claire’s exceptional cooking skills, Michelle comes up with a new business idea — an idea that just might put her back on top. Continue reading 2016 Movie Countdown: The Boss (#44)