Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist star Jane Levy delivers a stupendous performance in the newest film from Angus MacLachlan, A Little Prayer. MacLachlan is no stranger to the Sundance Film Festival. He started coming as a volunteer in the late 1980s. His last trip as a filmmaker was to showcase Amy Adams’ Oscar-nominated performance in 2005’s Junebug. We’ve already known that Jane Levy is a star from her comedy work in Suburgatory and Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist. What…"A Little Prayer – Sundance 2023"
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Pitch Perfect, a sleeper hit musical comedy, recently marked the tenth aca-anniversary of the film’s theatrical release in 2012. I still remember the first time that I saw this film way just over a decade ago. It was the end of September 2012. I had already been a fan of Anna Kendrick as a result of Up in the Air and knew Brittany Snow from watching American Dreams on NBC. It should go without saying…"Pitch Perfect Marks 10 Year Aca-Anniversary"
A southern mom gets her life disrupted in GraceLand when her daughter claims to be the reincarnation of the King himself, Elvis Presley. Prissy (Anna Camp) and Jack (Daniel Eric Gold) eventually learn to go along with it when daughter Grace (Katie Beth West) claims to be Elvis. The film plays this for humor but in a respectful way. According to the director, Elvis uses he/him pronouns. Prissy and Jack are asked to go to…"GraceLand – Tribeca 2021"
Desperados is the latest Netflix romantic comedy offering and to nobody’s surprise, the film is a predictably cute rom-com with a side of cringe. Netflix has been on a tear over the last few years when it comes to romantic comedies. Desperados is just the latest offering since the streamer helped kickstart the genre with Set It Up a while ago. They find a way to keep it fresh by blending the buddy comedy with…"Desperados: A Predictably Cute Rom-Com"
The Lovebirds, starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae, is set to be released on Netflix this weekend after the theatrical release got canceled. Everything is about to change for Jibran (Kumail Nanjiani) and Leilani (Issa Rae). Without intending to do so, the duo find themselves caught up in a crime. Given that this is a comedy, it’s naturally a comedy of errors when it comes to clearing their name. Will their relationship be able to…"The Lovebirds Launches On Netflix"
Marianna Palka’s newest feature, Egg, offers up satirical view on parenting and some great performances to go along with it. Risa Mickenberg’s screenplay has of commentary to offer when it comes to parenting and the decisions that come with it. Mickenberg hit a home run on her first produced screenplay. The fact that it says so much about the subject with so few cast members is impressive. On the one hand, there is Tina (Alysia…"Tribeca 2018: Egg"
Brave New Jersey is an absurd comedy about the reaction to the War of the Worlds radio broadcast. Directed by Jody Lambert from a script written by Michael Dowling & Lambert, the comedy stars Tony Hale, Heather Burns, Anna Camp, Dan Bakkedahl, Sam Jaeger, Grace Kaufman, Mel Rodriguez, Matt Oberg, Erika Alexander, Leonard Earl Howze, Evan Jonigkeit, Harp Sandman, Noah Lomax, and Raymond J. Barry. Lambert was the co-writer of People Like Us and this…"Brave New Jersey: An Absurd War of the Worlds Comedy"