Tag Archive: comedy

Three Stooges: 100 Years of Slapstick

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In 1922, vaudeville comedian Moe Howard crossed paths with one of the superstars from their shared line of work Ted Healy. The two discovered they a great chemistry and decided to build an… Continue reading

Movie Review: Don’t Look Up

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Plot: When Dr. Randall Mindy (Leonardo DiCaprio) and doctoral candidate Kate Dibiasky (Jennifer Lawrence) confirm that a comet is heading on a collision course for Earth, they immediately move to notify the appropriate… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Duck Soup’

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When it comes to the comedy genre, few can even be mentioned in the sentence as the Marx Brothers. Their filmography is pretty much a list of classics of the genre from Monkey… Continue reading

Movie and Drinks: The Thin Man

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The Movie-The Thin Man: This comedy/mystery is often credited as the final film of the Pre-Code Era. Nick and Nora Charles are a sharp-witted, binge-drinking, socialite couple who travel to New York for… Continue reading

Airplane! 40th Anniversary Retrospective

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A staple of 1970’s cinema was the star-filled disaster films. Films like: the Swarm, Towering Inferno, Earthquake, and relevant to this retrospective, the Airport franchise, were major hits for Hollywood. Throwing an all-star… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Puttin’ on the Ritz

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Puttin’ on the Ritz Young Frankenstein (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: Doctor Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) has finally embraced his family business and created a being from the body parts of… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Heavyweights’

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Beginning with 2005’s 40 Year Old Virgin, writer/director/producer Judd Apatow has been one of the top makers of comedy in Hollywood. Modern moviegoers know him from his many hit films, but early in… Continue reading

10 Underrated Horror Comedies

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We all know Shaun of the Dead and Zombieland are amazing movies, as are the classics such as Young Frankenstein and Evil Dead II. I am personally a big fan of the horror-comedy… Continue reading

Worst Episode of ‘Parks & Recreation’ Ever

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The motley crew of civil servants from Pawnee, Indiana hold a very special place in the hearts of TV viewers. Originally seen as nothing more than a poor man’s version of the Office… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Zombieland – Double Tap’

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Director: Ruben Fleischer Cast: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, Emma Stone, Rosario Dawsom, Zoey Beutch, Avan Jogia Plot: Ten years after the Mad Cow Disease mutated into a zombie virus Tallahassee, Columbus,… Continue reading