Category Archives: Comedy

Get to the Point: Fruitvale Station & You’re Next

In light of the recent blow to my free time I’ve suffered at the hands of my new job, I’ve decided to make use of a slightly more concise format for the occasional review.  The micro-review format has worked well … Continue reading

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Kick-Ass 2 Review: F*ck You, Rotten Tomatoes

If you’ve been following this site for at least a while, you’re probably aware of the fact that I’m an absolute sucker for dark comedy.  It doesn’t matter whether it’s a blood-strewn Tarantino banter-fest or an American Beauty style ode … Continue reading

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Rorschach on DVD: The Sapphires

Rather than exposing myself to wonder and beauty of the outside world, I decided yet again today to give into the demotivating effects of a long day at work and work up another entry edition of Rorschach on DVD.  One … Continue reading

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The Way, Way Back Review: The Perks of Being an Awkward Teenager

The coming of age story has never been anything new.  From The Breakfast Club to Stand By Me to Juno, there’s just something about the subject of growing up that seems to offer unlimited potential when it comes to basing … Continue reading

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The World’s End Review: The Wright Stuff

This evening I had the pleasure to attend an advanced screening of Edgar Wright’s apocalyptic follow-up to the incredible Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead; The World’s End.  The event began with a mandatory marathon of what is now … Continue reading

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The Heat Review: Bad Girls Do It Well

It’s no secret that women in comedy have always been a distinct minority.  If you take a look at the past four years, the number of comedies featuring male leads completely dwarfs the number of comedies featuring female leads.  Even … Continue reading

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This Is The End Review: Solid Goldberg

I have a special place in my heart for movies that combine idiocy and brilliance without ever letting you figure out which is which.  In recent years, no pair has managed to do this better than the Apatow gang, aka … Continue reading

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The Internship Review: Google Crashers

Before I jump into the actual review of this movie, I’d like to give one piece of advice to my readers;  If you are a business major, DO NOT see this movie.  Why?  Because no matter how funny the movie … Continue reading

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The Hangover: Part III Review: PETA’s Going To Be Pissed

There are some movies that you enter into thinking “I’d better hate this like everyone else”.  With some movies, that concern is valid.  If you liked Scary Movie 5 or A Haunted House, that’s probably something best kept to yourself. … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing Review: Whedon, The Chameleon

As many of you know, I got the chance to see this film on the opening night of the Seattle International Film Festival several days ago, and I’ve been trying to find a moment here or there to put the … Continue reading

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