Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
One of Jonathan Demme's masterworks — just spiky enough to draw blood and an uncommonly gripping romance about rebellion, reinvention … and maybe redemption.
Melissa McCarthy as "The Boss," Ice Cube back in the "Barbershop" and an early Francis Ford Coppola work lead this week's new Blu-ray and DVD releases.
Although rough around the edges, "Empty Space" is a coming-of-age film that meanders between moments both poignant and funny.
Like a painfully super-sized, emotionally tone-deaf, R-rated episode of “Modern Family,” written by a cantankerous old technophobe insisting on the last word.
"Popstar" tips more sacred cows than it slaughters, but it's also not a satire of the way we live now. It's a wise, wicked satire of the way we leisure now.
A comedy with little on its mind beyond detonating farcical fireworks over a full boat of stars, but it remains one of its form's finest from the last 20 years.
"The Nice Guys" is a wall-to-wall-funny action-comedy, a great refinement of director/writer Shane Black's style and one of this summer's best.
Brian De Palma is the last person you'd expect to attempt artful zaniness, so there's clearly some fascination to be found even in a failure such as this.