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.…"Moving On – Toronto 2022"
Werewolves Within is a whodunit horror-comedy set in a small town and this film is just as hysterical, albeit scarier, as Knives Out. “Listening is where love begins. Listening to ourselves and then our neighbors.” – Mr. Rogers A Fred Rogers quote probably isn’t the first thing one would think of when it comes to this film. But as far as on-screen quotes go, it’s not as way out there as one would think. That being said,…"Werewolves Within – Tribeca 2021"
Eat Wheaties!, starring Tony Hale, is a cringe-comedy and has all the necessary ingredients to become a new comedy classic. I cringed throughout this entire film. True, it’s a cringe-comedy but it’s not an anxiety-inducing comedy. The gist of the film is that Sid Straw (Tony Hale) is asked to co-chair the University of Pennsylvania west coast college reunion. Unfortunately for him, he also gets recruited to join Facebook. All the reunion planning is taking…"Eat Wheaties! Is A Cringe Classic In The Making"
A number of short films are screening during the 2021 SXSW Film Festival and they deserve as much attention as the feature films. The Other Morgan This film quickly rose up to the top of my list of SXSW short films after viewing. It’s a hysterically absurd comedy. A young exterminator (Alison Rich) learns that there’s another version of her (Mary Holland) out in the world. As you can imagine, she begins to question all…"SXSW 2021: Short Films Recap"
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"