The Hand That Rocks the Cradle (1992)

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
Director: Curtis Hanson
Writer: Amanda Silver
Cast: Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay, Matt McCoy, Ernie Hudson, Julianne Moore, Madeline Zima, John de Lancie
Seen on: 11.2.2018
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Plot:
Claire Bartel (Annabella Sciorra) is very happy with her husband Michael (Matt McCoy), and of course their 6-year-old daughter Emma (Madeline Zima). She’s also pregnant again. But when she goes to see her gynaecologist, Dr Mott (John De Lancie), he sexually assaults her. Claire calls in the authorities and Mott commits suicide to escape the scandal. Months later, Mott’s widow (Rebecca De Mornay) comes to the Bartels’ house to work as a nanny under a false name. Not knowing who she actually is, Claire hires her, giving her the perfect opportunity to get revenge for her ruined life.

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is simply awful. Misogynistic and stupid on some many levels, I could barely stand it. It’s a catastrophe.

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Olaf’s Frozen Adventure (2017)

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
Director: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers
Writer: Jac Schaeffer, Brian Kesinger
Sequel to: Frozen
Cast: Josh Gad, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff, Chris Williams, John de Lancie
Seen on: 9.12.2017

Plot:
Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel) are getting ready to celebrate their first Christmas since the gates reopenend. Olaf (Josh Gad) wants to do his part, so he enlists the help of Sven to find out about the most important holiday traditions in Arendelle.

I liked Frozen, but I thought that Olaf’s Frozen Adventure was really bad. The music wasn’t even close to the quality of Frozen, the message of the entire thing was weird and at 20 minutes, it felt so incredibly long, it should have been impossible to feel that long. In short, to say that I disliked it, is putting it way too mildly.