Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
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Harold Lloyd finds himself in a precarious position while trying to make $1,000 in "Safety Last!," a 1923 silent-film classic being screened with live organ accompaniment on Friday, January 27 in Lafayette, Indiana.

Safety Last!

The idea to continually aspire and ascend – and someday succeed – propels both the brilliance of "Safety Last!" & the enduring legacy of Harold Lloyd’s appeal.

ReelBob: Bob Bloom’s top 10 films of 2016

Bob Bloom picks his top films of 2016.

"Bad Moms" (2016) starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, and Kathyrn Hahn, is a new comedy written and directed by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, writers of "The Hangover."

New to View: Nov. 1

"Bad Moms," the second season of "Outlander" and Daniel Radcliffe in the thriller "Imperium" lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.

Heartland: Trivia Night

An unpleasant comedy that struggles to be dark as it looks at individuals who live in the world of competitive trivia.

Stanley Tucci (center) and Tony Shalhoub (right) play bickering brothers running a restaurant — while busboy Cristiano (Marc Anthony) toils away — in 1996's "Big Night," a comedy drama from the Samuel Goldwyn Company.

Class of 1996: ‘Big Night’

A food film that also understands the push & pull, the pains & pleasures, and the insistent call of “the American dream” without speechifying or simplifying.

New to View: Sept. 27 Update

A Dwayne Johnson-Kevin Hart comedy, Blake Lively versus a shark and the big-screen adaptation of "Warcraft" lead this week's new Blu-ray & DVD releases.

New to View: Sept. 20

"Neighbors 2," a 25th-anniversary edition of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" & Val Lewton's "Cat People" Criterion Collection edition lead this week's releases.
Gunrunners David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill) fist-bump after delivering some Berettas to Iraq in "War Dogs," a 2016 comedy-drama from Warner Brothers.

War Dogs

Feels like a Martin Scorsese LEGO set, down to a Jonah Hill minifig with articulated middle fingers you can raise. Without him, "War Dogs" would be useless.