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…"80 for Brady is Hysterical"
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Easter Sunday sees a stand-up comedian return home to his Filipino-American family in this love letter to his community. Jo Koy brings his signature comedy to the film as stand-up comedian Joe Valencia. He grew up during an era where Filipino-Americans didn’t see themselves on screen. Cut to years later, he’s giving back to the community in his own way. When the jokes work, they work. Even coming from a Jewish family, I’m no stranger…"Easter Sunday: A Filipino-American Love Letter"
Love Hard takes the idea of catfishing and somehow, albeit terribly, incorporates the concept into a romantic comedy movie on Netflix. It’s not often that you get to watch one of the best films of 2021 and one of the worst films of 2021 in the same week but here we are. I’ll be honest in that I wasn’t planning to write a review of the film, which I decided to watch and see why…"Love Hard: Catfishing Rom-Com Is A Terrible Movie"
The Opening Act is a fictional account depicting the harsh realties that come with trying to make it in the business as a stand-up comedian. Writer-director Steve Byrne injects some of his own real-life experiences into the script. Byrne has been in the industry for two decades so basically, he’s calling friends and casting them in the film. This aspect certainly shows through in the production. It honestly feels like one agrees to this kind…"The Opening Act: Stand-Up Comedy Isn’t Easy"
Steve Carell and Greg Daniels have reteamed following The Office to bring us Space Force, a ripe comedy satire for the Trump era. Steve Carell–playing four-star general Mark R. Naird–is the perfect guy to lead the United States Space Force. Naird dreamed of running the United States Air Force. Alas, those dreams were not meant to be. So now, Mark, his wife, Maggie (Lisa Kudrow), and their daughter, Erin (Diana Silvers), leave the comfort of…"Space Force: The Comedy Satire for the Trump Era"
Crazy Rich Asians is the big screen flick that injects some new life so desperately needed in the romantic comedy genre. If Netflix had their way, you wouldn’t be seeing the film in theaters. This means that my Netflix-free parents wouldn’t see it at all. Thank G-d a studio wanted to release this film in theaters because it’s a lot of fun. NYU economics professor Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) had no clue what she was getting when…"Crazy Rich Asians Injects Life In Rom-Coms"