Posts Tagged ‘satire’
Feels like a Martin Scorsese LEGO set, down to a Jonah Hill minifig with articulated middle fingers you can raise. Without him, "War Dogs" would be useless.
Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg's "Book of Mormon" moment — a marvelously animated, ecumenically equal-opportunity offender with hope, heart, humor, heroism & heft.
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.
You just broke up. You are put into a resort and given 45 days to find a new mate, or you are turned into a lobster. Yes, this is the premise of this movie.
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.”
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 Green Inferno” is both a furious, full-stop cannibal horror show and a way for director Eli Roth to ferociously gnaw at meat on the bones he has to pick.
"Buckaroo" endures because it's impossible for something so bizarre to not be somewhat interesting.
This mockumentary spoof lampoons gangster-rap luminaries but more furiously lambastes those who embraced the genre to pursue a bank account, not a battle cry.
Few Coen Brothers films spike the vein of pure pleasure so easily — an irresistible romance, unpredictably riotous comedy & heartfelt hosanna to the common man.
Showing the Hollywood sign in flames is not for nothing, for "Demolition Man" torches suppositions that a Stallone-Snipes movie must be brain-dead.
A shotgun marriage between real and fictional fearmongering that invites you to the wedding, lets you decide on which side to sit, and definitely omits a sermon.
Driven less by mammoth ego and more by wild, unchecked id, "Last Action Hero" works as a riotous comedy and a rigorous case study of why we go to the movies.
A blood-soaked romp through the zombie-riddled streets of Havana, "Juan of the Dead" is a uniquely Cuban film that stands to be an instant Schlock Vault classic.