Tag Archives: Comedy

The Hunt (2020) Review

IT’S NOT A MANOR While various satire endeavors have been commonplace throughout the years and in a variety of media facets for public viewing (i.e. movies, TV shows, comic strips, ads, theatrical stage plays, books, etc.), political satires have emerged as prominent focus source of both the public’s entertainment and scrutiny. This particular style has found to be used with

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My Spy (2020) Review

FUN & CUTE, BUT TOO FAMILIAR Back in 1990, moviegoers everywhere were introduced Kindergarten Cop, an action / comedy film that was released by Universal Pictures and directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the film lead role, the movie follows John Kimble, a tough police detective working undercover as a kindergarten teach to apprehend a known drug leader,

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The Lovebirds (2020) Review)

A MIDDLING PROJECT THAT’S BETTER ON PAPER A directing career that hasn’t seeing massive hit in quite some time, film director Michael Showalter spent the past couple of years in rather middling projects as a writer, producer, and actor. However, Showalter struck a unique opportunity when he directed The Big Sick, a romantic comedy film, in 2017. The film, which

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Impractical Jokers: The Movie (2020) Review

FOREVER YOUR BOYS   In an age of comedic “hidden camera” shows and impromptu jokes / gags reality TV video series such as Candid Camera, Jackass, Punk’d, Crank Yankers, the program Impractical Jokers comes up to join the ranks of these shows and (over the years) has garnished quite a following for its hilarious situations that fill their scheduled time

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Like a Boss (2020) Review

A THINLY WRITTEN AND FORMULAIC COMEDY   Over the years, comedy motion pictures have had a different of varieties of platforms in undertaking a comedic (laugh-out-loud) storytelling within the guise of theatrical presentation. While this form of genre storytelling has often followed the antics and tomfoolery of male centric protagonist characters (more often that not), the female oriented endeavors have

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The Hustle (2019) Review

A BLAND, UNORIGINAL, AND FLAT OUT BORING CON ARTIST CAPPER   Within the recent decade or so, Hollywood has continued to its fixation of sequels, prequels, and reboots within a variety of motion picture projects across the various movie genres. The results have different opinions of these new iterations, with some offering up a fun / genius continuation of its

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Good Boys (2019) Review

SUPER BAD FOR TWEENS   The comedic antics of the film Super Bad certainly paved for the raunchy episodic misadventures feature films during the mid-to late 00s era of movies. Naturally, the idea of raunchy teen comedies was reinvented with this particular movie, which followed the exploits of two awkward teens (Seth and Evan) about graduation and losing their virginity

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A Madea Family Funeral (2019) Review

A MESSY SLAPDASH FAREWELL   Tough, crass, and always has something to say, Mabel “Madea” Simmons is a fictional character that was created by actor/ writer / director (yeah that’s quite an impressive list) Tyler Perry. This elderly African-American character has been fan-favorite of Perry’s works, debuting her in his recorded stage play I Can Do Bad All by Myself

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Late Night (2019) Review

THOMPSON AND KALING SHINE IN A TOPICAL DRAMEDY   Late night talk shows have been around for quite some time, taking the TV viewing spotlight during the late hours of the night and presenting a wide variety of comedy monologues, guest star appearances, and silly routine angst that keep viewers coming back for more. Created in the US (though not

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