80 for Brady is Hysterical

80 for Brady might have some moments that feel too unrealistic to believe but the film is very hysterical with laugh-out-loud moments. It’s no surprise that this film is so hysterical because it’s written by both Sarah Haskins and Emily Halpern. The duo created Trophy Wife and went onto co-write Booksmart. Meanwhile, the cast only elevates the material and their delivery helps bring even more laughter. There are some moments that are so absurd that…

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Moving On – Toronto 2022

Moving On might have some touching moments of drama but the Jane Fonda/Lily Tomlin team-up is full of nonstop laughter. The two actresses are fresh off of Grace & Frankie and at it again. This time, they play a pair of best friends, Claire (Jane Fonda) and Evelyn (Lily Tomlin), attending the funeral of college roommate, Joyce. Both of them want to get revenge on Joyce’s widower, Howard (Malcolm McDowell), for previous events that transpired.…

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Book Club 2 – The Next Chapter Starts Production

Production is officially underway on Book Club 2 – The Next Chapter, the sequel to the 2018 film, with core cast members returning. The previous film was released by Paramount Pictures and earned $104 million against a $14 million budget. It is currently streaming on Paramount+ at the time of publication. A release date for the sequel has not been announced. Focus Features, Endeavor Content and Makeready have announced the start of production on BOOK CLUB…

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Cat Ballou: One of the Funniest Westerns Ever

Over 55 years after its theatrical release, the Jane Fonda-starring Cat Ballou remains one of the funniest Westerns of all time. No list of the great Western films is complete without Cat Ballou. The most surprising thing about the film is just how hysterical it is. Mind you, this film came out in theaters before Mel Brooks unveiled Blazing Saddles. What surprises me the most about the film is that Roy Chanslor’s novel takes a…

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Yearly Departed S2 Roasts 2021, In Memoriam

Yearly Departed brings on a different set of eulogists in 2021 as the special returns for a second year of roasting the year that was. Yvonne Orji hosts this year’s special, which features eulogies by Jane Fonda, Chelsea Peretti, Meg Stalter, Dulcé Sloan, Aparna Nancherla, and X Mayo. Rachel Brosnahan, one of the executive producers, doesn’t give a eulogy this year but does make an awesome appearance late in the special. I absolutely love her…

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Book Club: The Avengers of Their Generation

Book Club isn’t just a romantic comedy but a film that manages to team up four of the greatest female actors of their time in the same movie. This group of friends have been a part of the same book club since 1974 when they first got together.  There’s Diane (Diane Keaton), a mother of two daughters but recently widowed when her husband died after 40 years of being together.  Next up is Vivian (Jane…

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