Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
"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.
"It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" is one giant, excessive, madcap, slapstick, over-the-top romp.
You never want to deliver a eugoogooly, but funereal solemnity is the only tone to take for a sequel as woefully, and disappointingly, DOA as “Zoolander 2.”
Two great tastes that may not taste great together per se. But the flavor is so novel and irresistible you won't mind taking down an entire box just this once.
It may not philosophically aspire to much more than mirroring a popular Counting Crows lyric. But its barroom eloquence and stumblebum sadness all linger.