Posts Tagged ‘comedy’
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RECENT MOVIE REVIEWS
 
"Dear White People" (2014) starring Tessa Thompson.

Dear White People

"Dear White People" is a whip-smart comedy about racial politics that, like real life, is never as simple as black versus white.
Joaquin Phoenix stars as Doc Sportello and Josh Brolin stars as Detective Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen in "Inherent Vice," a 2014 Warner Brothers release adapted from Thomas Pynchon's novel and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

Inherent Vice

Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's witty, wise and ambitious film falls just shy of stoned immaculate, but comes awfully, and entertainingly, close.

Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams star as Walter and Margaret Keane in Tim Burton's "Big Eyes," distributed by The Weinstein Company.

Big Eyes

Disabuse yourself of the "automatic awards contender" notion, and simply enjoy this peppy, punchy, poignant and powerfully acted surprise from Tim Burton.
Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis is Annie in 2014's "Annie," a Sony Pictures release.

Annie (2014)

"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.

Ben Stiller and Robin Williams star in "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" (2014).

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

Starring Ben Stiller and Robin Williams, "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" is a surprisingly relaxed and sentimental curtain call for the franchise.
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Film on Vinyl: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Next up on Film on Vinyl's playlist is the "Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" soundtrack. It's time to break out the L- word.