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Tag Archive: comedy

‘The Big Sick’ and a Comatose Genre

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Directed by: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoey Kazan, Ray Romano, and Holly Hunter The Big Sick is based on the real life romance between Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani (playing himself) and therapist turned writer,… Continue reading

Movie Reviews: ‘CHiPs’

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Director: Dax Shepard Cast: Michael Peña, Dax Shepard, Jessica McNamee, Adam Brody, Kristen Bell, Vincent D’Onofrio Plot: A bike riding champion joins the Californian highway patrol in order to repair his marriage. He… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Few Less Men’

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Director: Mark Lamprell Cast: Xavier Samuel, Kris Marshall, Kevin Bishop, Ryan Corr, Shane Jacobson Plot: Four English friends are in Sydney for a wedding only for one of them to die after falling… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Insults at the Sandlot

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Insults on the Sandlot From The Sandlot Directed by David M. Evans The Scene: Our ragtag group of baseball players are trying to enjoy a game in their beloved sandlot, when their storied… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Don’t Think Twice’

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Directed by: Mike Birbiglia Starring:Mike Birbiglia, Keegan Michael Key, and Gillian Jacobs Plot: Members of a New York based improv troupe struggle to cope when one of their members leaves to be on a popular… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Sausage Party’

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Director: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Cast: Seth Rogen, Kirsten Wiig, Michael Cera, Salma Hayek, Jonah Hill, Edward Norton, James Franco Plot: Sentient foodstuffs dream of being bought from the supermarket by the ‘gods’ and… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Bad Moms’

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Directors: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Cast: Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Christina Applegate, Kathryn Hahn, Jada Pinkett-Smith Plot: Amy Mitchell spends her time trying to be the perfect mom, giving her kids the best extra-curricular experiences… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Angry Birds Movie’

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Director: Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Josh Gad, Peter Dinklage, Sean Penn Plot: Red is an angry bird living in a utopian island nation of optimists.… Continue reading

Top 10 Monty Python Sketches

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From 1969 to 1974 five British comedians and their American animator pal brought to the masses a show which completely changed the comedy landscape and became a global phenomena. Monty Python’s Flying Circus… Continue reading

Tribute: Rik Mayall

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Being of British birth I was introduced to The Young Ones and Blackadder at an early age. The Youngs Ones video tapes got almost as much play as the legendary Monty Python’s Flying Circus. It was the first… Continue reading