Wendell & Wild, a pair of demon brothers, seek the aid of a teenage girl in order to escape the Underworld in the stop-motion feature. Please note that there is a post-credit scene at the very end of the credits. It was only natural that stop-motion animation filmmaker Henry Selick would team up with comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Their talents certainly complement each other and to think, this film would never have happened…"Wendell & Wild: A Bizarre Animated Comedy"
Peterloo revisits the Peterloo Massacre of 1819 but Mike Leigh’s period epic could stand to lose a good half hour or full hour in length. I love a good epic as much as the next person. Hell, I even love a sexy British accent. But I could not fall in love with Peterloo due to the film’s bloated length. This isn’t to say anything bad about long films but the pacing was too slow for…"Peterloo: Period Epic Could Be Trimmed"
What Funny Cow does is manage to tackle the subject of being a woman in comedy by showing a focus on the behind-the-scenes drama. Funny Cow (Maxine Peake) is a woman who looks to break into the comedy scene during the 1970s. She would continue her rise into the next decade. The film is grounded through the performances in British comedy clubs. Whether this format works is up to the viewer but I surely struggled…"Chicago Film Fest 2018: Funny Cow"