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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 Do-Over (#43)

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I only shot him cause you tag-teamed his wife!

The Do-Over is a Netflix original action-comedy film by Happy Madison Productions.

Charlie McMillan lives a miserable life. He hates his job as a bank manager, hates his irritable wife, and despises his rotten step-children. He attends his high school reunion and is surprised to meet up with his old high school buddy, Max Kessler. Max is doing fairly well for himself and invites Charlie to spend the weekend on his yacht. The yacht soon explodes, and Charlie wakes up in a motel room where Max tells him he did it on purpose to fake their deaths and start anew. Max prepares two fake identities for him and Charlie, and Charlie soon accepts his new life. However, things go South when they learn their identities were involved in criminal activities. Continue reading 2016 Movie Countdown: The Do-Over (#43)