Posts by Scott Youngbauer

Scott Youngbauer

About The Author

A small town Montana boy a heart Scott Youngbauer has been living in California for the past five years, and has been writing with ScreenPicks for the same amount of time. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his fantastic boyfriend Peter, petting his three cats, and going to the movies. His favorite films include Weekend, Y Tu Mama Tambien, and Sleeping Beauty. He also has a soft spot for Showgirls.
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Movie Review: ‘Sorority Rising’

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In the sea of tiresome summer sequels, the goofy "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" might be one that works far better than it has a right to.

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Movie Review: ‘The Lobster’


"The Lobster" is a refreshingly different kind of love story. Scott Youngbauer reviews the bizarre film by Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Movie Review: ‘The Jungle Book’


"The Jungle Book" is widly masterful, and a true technical achievement. It’s one of the best films to come out so far this year.

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Movie Review: ‘I Saw the Light’

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A bad movie with noble intentions if there ever was one "I Saw the Light" feels like a wasted opportunity, and its music icon Hank Williams deserves better.

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Movie Review: ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’

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For fans of the original, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" will be hard to resist.

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Movie Review: ‘Hello, My Name is Doris’


"Hello, My Name is Doris" is a touching little film that almost sneaks up on you with its sincerity.

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Movie Review: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’


Best foreign film nominee "Embrace of the Serpent" is haunting, and visually stunning.

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Movie Review ‘The Finest Hours’


While overly formulaic it's hard not to be won over by "The Finest Hours." Scott Youngbauer reviews...

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Movie Review: ‘The Hateful Eight’


"The Hateful Eight" is essential viewing for any film buff. Scott Youngbauer reviews the new Quentin Tarantino film here.

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Movie Review ‘Daddy’s Home’


"Daddy's Home" is once again a good pairing of Ferrell and Walhberg, but it doesn't quite get the heavy laughs it should be getting. Scott Youngbauer reviews...

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Movie Review: ‘Life’


'Life' is the best movie of the year that you didn't see. Scott Youngbauer reviews...

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Movie Review: ‘Youth’


'Youth' is a vibrant, and moving film that's not to be missed for lovers of great cinema. Scott Youngbauer reviews the Paolo Sorrentino masterpiece.

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Movie Review: ‘Macbeth’


"All Hail Macbeth!" Scott Youngbauer praises Justin Kurzel's new big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth."

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Film Review: ‘The Danish Girl’

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"The Danish Girl" is a moving, and unique love story with two fantastic lead performances.

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Movie Review: ‘Shelter’


Despite a strong performance by Jennifer Connelly, 'Shelter' is more than a little problematic.

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