Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz in Sex Tape (2014)

Sex Tape (2014)

It’s pretty easy to disparage Sex Tape, the second film in a year to feature product placement from Apple and YouPorn (the first? Don Jon). Its entire premise – a married couple (Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel) find themselves frantically hunting down stray iPads after their sex tape is inadvertently shared with friends and family…

Kate Upton, Leslie Mann and Cameron Diaz in The Other Woman (2014)

The Other Woman (2014)

For a supposed “chick flick,” The Other Woman doesn’t demonstrate an especially high opinion of women. The hook – a wronged wife (Leslie Mann) and a pair of mistresses (Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton) team up to get revenge on their smarmy lover (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) – seems to be an empowerment-of-women-type-deal on the surface. And…

The Mask (1994)

I was ten years old when The Mask was released, and it quickly became my favourite film: to the point where I had a sizable collection of trading cards from the movie. It’s not hard to see why: there’s cartoonish excess – from the humour and bright palette to Jim Carrey’s broad performance (not a…