Tag: comedy

‘Stuber’ Review: Bautista And Nanjiani Highlight A Less-Funny ‘Collateral’

Directed by: Michael Dowse Written by: Tripper Clancy Starring: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Natalie Morales, Iko Uwais, & Karen Gillan Running time: 105 minutes Rating: R (for violence and language throughout, some sexual references and brief graphic nudity) Studio: 20th Century Fox Release date: July 12, 2019 Stu is an Uber driver. His boss mockingly calls him “Stuber.” The

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‘Yesterday’ Movie Review

Directed by: Danny Boyle Starring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon, Joel Fry Written by: Richard Curtis Running time: 108 minutes Rating: PG-13 (for suggestive content and language) Studio: Universal Pictures Release date: June 27, 2019 Imagine you are an aspiring singer-songwriter (and maybe you are!). One day you wake up in a world where you are

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‘The Dead Don’t Die’ Movie Review

About the Film Directed by: Jim Jarmusch Written by: Jim Jarmusch Starring: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Danny Glover & Steve Buscemi, Release date: June 14, 2019 (Limited) Rating: R (for zombie violence/gore, and for language) Running time: 103 min. Studio: Focus Features Film Review The Dead Don’t Die is the latest– and

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‘Zombieland’ Sequel Gets Pushed Back By Sony

We’ve waited a decade. Now prepare to wait a little bit longer. According to one Deadline, Sony Pictures has officially bumped Zombieland 2: Double Tap back one full week from October 11 to October 18. The move puts the long-awaited sequel up against MGM’s animated interpretation of The Addams Family, Universal’s The Hunt, Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of

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Kevin Hart Remaking Korean Cop Comedy & Box Office Juggernaut ‘Extreme Job’ For Universal

This one’s exciting. According to The Wrap, comedian Kevin Hart is set to produce and star in an English-language remake of the Korean cop comedy Extreme Job (originally called Geukhanjikeob) for Universal Pictures, which has acquired the worldwide rights for the film. The film follows a team of narcotics officers who open a chicken restaurant

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Film Review– ‘The Beach Bum’ (2019)

The Beach Bum is one of the wackiest films I’ve seen in a while, an unexpectedly endearing stoner comedy trapped inside the body of a whimsical, beautifully shot art house flick. Much like its titular slacker, The Beach Bum wanders aimlessly from one vignette to the next. There isn’t an overarching narrative or goal driving

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Film Review– ‘Cold Pursuit’ (2019)

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” This apt quote from writer/poet Oscar Wilde is the only early indicator that Cold Pursuit will be anything other than another variation on the vigilante badass that Liam Neeson has been playing now for over a decade. My suggestion? Wrap that expectation in chicken wire

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Movie Review– ‘Bumblebee’ (2018)

There is a scene in this movie where Hailee Steinfeld’s Charlie pulls a dusty tarp off a rusty yellow Volkswagen Beetle, who we know as Bumblebee. After a bit of TLC, she gets the old clunker up and running again. The entire scene I could not shake the not-so-subtle allegory for the current state of

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Movie Review– ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ (2018)

After sixteen years and six films, including a few reboots, you probably think you know everything there is to know about Spider-Man, huh? If so, I implore you to put away that notion and open yourself up to the distinct pleasure of experiencing Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The latest from Sony Animation represents some of

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Film Review– ‘Assassination Nation’ (2018)

“This is the story of how my town, Salem, lost its motherf–ing mind” a disembodied voice introduces us to the quiet Midwestern suburbia of Assassination Nation, a film that can be described as anything but subtle. Not that it aims to be. Director/writer Sam Levinson’s bonkers exploitation picture opens to a frenetic montage signaling “a few trigger warnings”

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