Posts by Andrew Payne

Andrew Payne

About The Author

Andrew Payne has been obsessed with forecasting the Oscars since he predicted the Shakespeare in Love upset over Saving Private Ryan in his high school paper. Since that time he’s been obsessively charting all sorts of awards races and committing that madness to virtual print. When not writing about statuettes, he writes comedically at places like the Second City and the iOWest and snarkily on sites like StarPulse, ScreenCrave and right here on ScreenPicks.com. Follow him on Twitter @paynehumor
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Movie Review: ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Andrew Payne reviews Solo: A Star Wars Story, a very fun entry in the Star Wars extended Universe that is very good until it isn't.

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Movie Review: ‘Blockers’ is a Broad Comedy with a Surprisingly Large Heart

Andrew Payne reviews Blockers, a big raunchy comedy with a surprising emotional depth that really works.

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Movie Review: ‘Ready Player One’

"Ready Player One" is a pop culture treasure trove that delivers the gold coins more often than it tilts. Andrew Payne reviews...

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Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’

Andrew Payne reviews Black Panther, one of the best entries yet in the Marvel Cinematic Universe that just can't quite leave its superhero tropes behind.

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Movie Review: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Andrew Payne reviews Star Wars: The Last Jedi, a film that tries to break new ground in the Star Wars Universe but is so stuck in its traditions that it never makes the leap.

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Movie Review: Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri

Andrew Payne reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri, writer/director Martin McDonagh's finest film to date.

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Movie Review: ‘American Made’

Andrew Payne reviews American Made, a piece of pure popcorn joy featuring Tom Cruise having the most fun he's had in years.

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Movie Review: ‘Ingrid Goes West’

Andrew Payne reviews Ingrid Goes West, a film about social media obsession that never quite finds the right tone.

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Movie Review: ‘Brigsby Bear’

Andrew Payne reviews Brigsby Bear, the first film from SNL's good neighbor team that's also one of the strangest comedies in years.

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Movie Review: ‘Mike and the Mad Dog’

Andrew Payne reviews Mike and the Mad Dog, a 30 for 30 documentary on the popular sports radio team that never goes below the surface.

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Movie Review: ‘The Big Sick’

Andrew Payne reviews The Big Sick, an offbeat comedy with a wonderful blend of raw emotion and big laughs.

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Movie Review: ‘Folk Hero & Funny Guy’

Andrew Payne reviews Folk Hero & Funny Guy, a charming film that ultimately lacks depth and development.

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Movie Review: ‘Going In Style’

Andrew Payne reviews Going In Style, a new comedy caper that shows we can get more fun with age.

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Movie Review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

Andrew Payne reviews Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a fun new entry to the Star Wars Universe that fans will absolutely love.

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Movie Review: ‘Allied’

Andrew Payne reviews Allied, a throwback World War II romantic epic that can't quite get unstuck from the past.

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