At long last, History of the World, Part II is finally seeing the light of day and the sketch comedy series is worth the 40-plus year wait. I never thought I’d see the day. I binge-watched the eight episodes almost as quickly as Hulu sent the screeners. Listen, I know the series is premiering on a Jewish holiday but try and fit in some time to watch the two episodes as soon as possible. Believe…"History of the World, Part II is Worth The Wait"
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Evan Almighty, a contemporary retelling of Noah’s Ark and the flood, marked the 15th anniversary of its release during the summer. I missed the 15th anniversary of the comedy this past summer so I figured to watch the film after Parashat Noach was read in shuls across the globe. For my non-Jewish readers, a parashat is the weekly Torah reading that Jews read every Shabbos morning in shul. Prior to Shabbos morning services, a portion…"Evan Almighty: Contemporary Noah’s Ark Comedy at 15 Years"
Friendsgiving, featuring a talented group of comedy stars, is now available to watch from your couch on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. This is one of those films that generally looks good on paper. But in terms of the film’s execution? Not so much. A few of the cast members here do the best with the material at hand. However, it simply isn’t enough to elevate the film to, well, being watchable. It would be one…"Friendsgiving Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
Uglydolls tries so hard to be so many things but not even catchy music is able to save the animated film by the end of the film. In Uglyville, you have a city that preaches being the best that one can be. Even though they aren’t perfect, everyone appears to be having fun. Okay, so today’s not the day but maybe it’ll come tomorrow?!? Even when it doesn’t happen, three-toothed Moxy (Kelly Clarkson) still brings…"Uglydolls: Catchy Music Can’t Save It"