Posts Tagged ‘comedy’


Cory Finley makes a triumphant directorial debut with his wickedly funny, dastardly chilling dark comedy "Thoroughbreds."

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Noah Baumbach's latest film shows the audience how to turn a dysfunctional family's life into one of the funniest and best films of the year.

Heartland: What Children Do

For tickets and show times, please click here. After watching “What Children Do,” I was surprised that it took me this long to see a super indie comedy drama at Heartland Film Festival. Regardless of the film’s quality, this is a film that I think most people expect to see at a film festival. It […]

Heartland: For the Birds

  For tickets and showtimes, please click here.   When I see a film at Heartland, I always have a specific hope when I sit down and watch it. As much as I enjoy seeing films like “IT” or “Blade Runner 2049” in theaters, I’ve always wanted Heartland to introduce me to a film that […]

New to View: Oct. 10

The Will Ferrell-Amy Poehler comedy "The House," the horror film "Wish Upon" and "American Horror Story: Roanoke" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

Death Note (2017)

Adam Wingard's live-action adaptation of the popular anime franchise for Netflix features great performances, fun direction and incredibly flawed writing.

New to View: Aug. 1

The heist comedy "Going in Style," the techno-thriller "The Circle" and the romantic dramedy "The Lovers" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.
Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd star in 1987's "Dragnet," a Universal Pictures release.

Class of 1987: ‘Dragnet’

“Dragnet” is pokey next to its peers. Then again, like many prototypes, it’s a merely sufficient expression of possibility without refinement of later versions.