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Tag Archives: comedy

A Cold Reception for HOT PURSUIT

If anyone could have saved HOT PURSUIT, it would have been Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. Aside from having scads of talent and audience appeal, they both have a keen … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Noah Baumbach Makes Hay WHILE WE’RE YOUNG

Noah Baumbach took a bold step in writing and directing WHILE WE’RE YOUNG. He decided not to take sides when telling this tale of youthful impatience and adult complacence meeting … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE DUFF Rules

There are, to be sure, the usual tropes of high school angst and triumph to be found in THE DUFF, based on the book by Kody Keplinger, but this is … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nelly Tagar Delivers Anything but ZERO MOTIVATION

ZERO MOTIVATION is more than just a terrific movie, it has also generated a meme that went viral in Israel. And I was lucky enough to speak with the meme … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR — Punny Penguins

THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR take center stage after supplying comic relief to the Madagascar franchise, and prove that they are superstars. Skipper, Kowalski, Rico, and Private get backstories, a crackerjack … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

THE FLUFFY MOVIE — Gabriel Iglesias Proves There’s UNITY THOUGH COMEDY with THE FLUFFY MOVIE

Gabriel Iglesias is a funny man on stage, and in person, too, but in an interview he can also be reflective, and downright philosophical. That was the treat in store … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

TAMMY: Less Than The Sum of Its Parts

There is a reason that the trailers for TAMMY show star/co-writer/co-producer Melissa McCarthy at her manic best. Those are, without doubt, the best moments of the film. It’s not that … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

22 JUMP STREET: Jump for Joy

Schmidt and Jenko are back, and we should all rejoice. 22 JUMP STREET starts out every bit as funny as 21 JUMP STREET was, and then keeps upping its game. … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

NEIGHBORS

It has been said that some of our contemporary malaise stems from the fact that we have, as a culture, lost the traditional markers to separate childhood from adulthood. The … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marlon Wayans’ Mission to Make You Laugh

Stuff happens. It just does. And so it was when I talked to Marlon Wayans about A HAUNTED HOUSE 2. For some reason, my recording suite failed, and what should … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a comment