Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
As a demonstration of Meryl Streep’s actorly power and intensity, you may not applaud for Ricki but you easily cheer for Streep.
A serio-comic look at the lives of two 20-somethings, "Night Owls" makes two young people confront and question their lives and choices.
An infantile, crass and unpolished remake. Sure, it will make you laugh, but so will a monkey throwing its feces in someone’s face.
"Dope" is a crazy, funny and smart film, with a terrific bunch of young actors, that helps us look at the familiar in new ways, and laugh while doing it.
Texas is a big state. By the time the credits roll on "Hot Pursuit," you'll feel like you've crossed it by car and taken the scenic route.
Upending expectations of the "Saturday Night Live" subgenre, "Stuart Saves His Family" is good enough and smart enough to paint a seriocomic portrait of misery.
The incompetent trio of murderers is back with an even bigger plan, and even fewer brains than before.
The Platonic ideal of a sorta-welcome comedy sequel we didn't need, "HTTM 2" proves some bottles aren't built to hold much more than a single bolt of lightning.
“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” is a cookie-cutter family comedy with multiple laughs but zero heart.
"Dear White People" is a whip-smart comedy about racial politics that, like real life, is never as simple as black versus white.
Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's witty, wise and ambitious film falls just shy of stoned immaculate, but comes awfully, and entertainingly, close.
Disabuse yourself of the "automatic awards contender" notion, and simply enjoy this peppy, punchy, poignant and powerfully acted surprise from Tim Burton.
"Never slow your roll," Annie is told in this modern-day update. Here's hoping Quvenzhané Wallis heeds the advice, too. She's all that treats instead of tricks.