Menorah in the Middle: A Chanukah Movie

Menorah in the Middle may play into holiday movie tropes but this Chanukah film is one that knows what its audience wants. The romantic holiday movie makes its exclusive premiere on Hulu as a licensed title. What this means is that the film isn’t a Hulu original. At some point, there will be the chance that it will no longer be on the streaming service. Until then, feel free to watch the film as many…

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Marry Me Has A Ludicrous Rom-Com Premise

Marry Me depends 100% on buying into the completely ludicrous idea that a musical superstar will impulsively accept a proposal from a math teacher. When you’ve seen one rom-com, you’ve seen them all. That’s just the way it goes with this genre. The trick of the trade is to try and freshen it up somehow. It doesn’t matter who the stars are unless you have a script that catches you’re eye. We’re supposed to believe…

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Sarah Silverman Talks Casting Non-Jews As Jews

In her recent podcast, Sarah Silverman commented about the recent casting of Kathryn Hahn as the late Jewish comedian Joan Rivers. Speaking on her podcast, the comedian remarked: “There’s this long tradition of non-Jews playing Jews, and not just playing people who happen to be Jewish, but people whose Jewishness is their whole being. One could argue, for instance, that a gentile playing Joan Rivers correctly would be doing what is actually called ‘Jewface.’” Silverman…

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Yearly Departed Roasts The Dumpster Fire Of 2020

Yearly Departed, the new all-star comedy special premiering on Amazon Prime Video, roasts the dumpster fire that is the year 2020. Dearly beloved, we are gathered here to bid farewell to this dumpster fire year.  Qubi came and went faster than you could say MoviePass!  Sorry, not sorry!  I’m going to include a photo to break between writing because of possible spoilers.  But honestly, I recommend watching before reading.  This is really the best way…

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Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is Genius Satire

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a genius satire as the musical mockumentary genre gets an update for the 21st century. When we first meet singer/rapper Conner4Real (Andy Samberg) in Popstar, the former Conner Friel on the verge of releasing his sophomore album, Connquest.  It’s been some time since his former band, The Style Boyz, broke up.  While he’s still working with Owen Bouchard (Jorma Taccone), former bandmate Lawrence Dunn (Akiva Schaffer) has been pushed aside.  Much…

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Ralph Breaks The Internet Arrives on Home Media

Ralph Breaks The Internet–Disney’s 57th animated feature–is now available for fans to purchase and bring home on home video. BONUS FEATURES: Blu-ray & Digital: How We Broke the Internet –Go behind the scenes at Walt Disney Animation Studios to get an in-depth look at how the filmmakers brought a world to life that billions of people visit every day but never actually see – the internet. Take a front-row seat as the team reveals the inspirations…

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Ralph Breaks the Internet is Awesome

Ralph Breaks the Internet takes advantage of the corporate Disney synergy in this awesome, fun, and magnificent sequel to Wreck-It Ralph. It’s been since years since Ralph (John C. Reilly) had a complete meltdown and left his game.   Since this time, Vanellope Von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) have grown to become best friends.  Because she’s been looking for new challenges, Ralph decides to change things in her game.  This is good and all but when those…

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Dying Laughing shows life on the road

Dying Laughing is another top-notch comedy documentary and this one focuses on what life is like on the road.  This review is better late than never–talk about timing! Directed by Lloyd Stanton and Paul Toogood, the star-studded interview subjects include Kevin Hart, Jamie Foxx, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, Garry Shandling, Sarah Silverman, Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Izzard, Billy Connolly, Steve Coogan, Mike Epps, Jerry Lewis, DL Hughley, Amy Schumer, Allan Havey, Bob Saget, Bobby Lee,…

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