Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
Career-best work by Ryan Reynolds & Ben Mendelsohn carries an unhurried, empathetic gambling drama that stays at the table a bit too long to achieve greatness.
Though far from flawless as a comedy, Martin Scorsese’s use of the form as catharsis to shake off his setbacks makes "After Hours" its own sort of masterpiece.
The joy in watching, and rewatching, “Little Shop of Horrors” is that the cast has fun right along with the audience.
An enjoyable comedy that is predictable and innocuous as writer-director Nancy Meyers follows a well-worn path.
A French import about obsession, love, loyalty and family that is hindered by a lack of a constant tone.
Lily Tomlin gives an exceptional performance in a small movie that nevertheless makes big statements about trust, loyalty, love and — most importantly — family.
M. Night Shyalaman's newest feature shows promise, but its mixture of horror and comedy do not mesh well at times.
From a banner year for sci-fi comedies, Nick takes a look at one of the greatest ... and one of the not-so-greatest.
Few films can start with a teenage girl boasting "I just had sex" and get away with it. But "Diary of a Teenage Girl" is no run-of-the-mill coming-of-age tale.
A little too cute for its own good, but the performances by Kirke and, especially, Gerwig will take you on a wild and unforgettable journey.
Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence are making a movie! The besties have officially taken their friendship to a professional level. Jennifer said that she & Amy will be sisters in the comedy. Best of all, the movie will come straight from their beautiful minds. It’ll be awesome to see what they come up with.
By Bob Bloom “American Ultra” is propelled by a single premise that expends itself rather quickly. The movie is a simplistic, cartoonish yet violent feature about a young stoner, Mike Howell, played by Jesse Eisenberg, who, unbeknownst even to himself, is a highly trained CIA agent with multiple and deadly skills. The attraction, of course, […]
Jesse Eisenberg makes a credibly, and unexpectedly, badass action hero. But "American Ultra" tops out at modest velocity straight down the middle of the road.
Swipe Left Productions' "Dessert" named as Best Film out of 32 competitors at the 2015 Indianapolis 48 Hour Film Project.