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Tag Archive: comedy

Classic Scene: ‘Dinner Party’

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The Dinner Party The Thing Man (1934) Directed by WS Van Dyke The Scene: Former detective and current member of the alcohol-guzzling idle rich, Nick Charles has finally discovered what has happened to… Continue reading

Movie Reviews: ‘Good Boys’

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Director: Gene Stupnitsky Cast: Jacob Tremblay, Keith L. Williams, Brady Noon, Molly Gordon, Midori Francis, Will Forte Plot: Three tween friends are nervous about their first ‘kissing party’, and in an attempt to… Continue reading

Classic Scene: House Falling Gag

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House Falling Gag Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) Directed by Charles Reisner (Buster Keaton uncredited) The Scene: As a storm blows through town William Canfield Jr. AKA Steamboat Bill Jr. (Buster Keaton) is trying… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Late Night’

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Director: Nisha Ganatra Cast: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Reid Scott, Amy Ryan Plot: Katherine Newbury as attained great success and celebrity as a late night talk show host who… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Little’

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Director: Tina Gordon Cast: Marsai Martin, Regina Hall, Issa Rae Plot: Jordan Sanders is an abusive boss and tech mogul who is reverted back to age 13, leaving her bullied assistant to help… Continue reading

Classic Scene: “Who’s on First?”

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“Who’s on first?” The Naughty Nineties (1945) Directed by Jean Yarbrough The Scene: Dexter and Sebastian, played by the incomparable comedy duo Abbott and Costello, both work on a showboat in the 1890’s… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’

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Director: David Kerr Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Ben Miller, Olga Kurylenko, Adam James, Emma Thompson, Jake Lacy Plot: When a cyber-terrorists infiltrates the British infrastructure and causes chaos, including publicising the identities of all… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’

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Directed by: David Wain Starring: Will Forte, Domnhall Gleason, and Emmy Rossum Plot: The true story of two Harvard alums creating the National Lampoon brand and defining comedy for generations. Review: “Every funny person in the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Game Night’

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Directed by: Jonathan Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Kyle Chandler Plot: A murder mystery game night is interrupted by a real kidnapping. Review: “Broad comedy” may be one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Pitch Perfect 3’

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Director: Trish Sie Cast: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Hana Mae Lee, Alexis Knapp, John Michael Higgins, Elizabeth Banks, John Lithgow, Ruby Rose, DJ Khaled Plot: The Barden Bellas… Continue reading