Tag: comedy

Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns: Season 7

Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns: Season 7

| January 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns: Season 7 highlights the triumphs and travails of a family journeying through life’s adventures. From addressing sensitive health issues, such as HIV transmission from a past lover to the shock of a divorced mother becoming a “Cougar”, thereby dating half her age, there’s an incredible amount of activity in each […]

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Life’s Too Short: The Complete First Season

Life’s Too Short: The Complete First Season

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ricky Gervais has expressed a desire to have a certain expected style, citing Woody Allen as a successful example of how this can be obtained.  Of course, this is a recipe open for immense backlash, with a dwindling fanbase inevitably on the horizon.  But the niche market is a place Gervais belongs, and within that […]

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Enlightened – Season 1

Enlightened – Season 1

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Laura Dern attempts to join a long list of strong female characters in TV comedy with Enlightened.  The series, which Dern co-created with executive producer Mike White, is about Amy, an executive in a big company who has a nervous breakdown after an affair with her boss (Charles Eston).  Returning to work months later, having […]

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Lapland Odyssey

Lapland Odyssey

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Artsploitation Films impressed the hell out of me, with their first release of the Bengali film, Gandu, so I’ve been very eager to see what other types of films they’d be willing to explore with. Marked as their second title in their collection, Dome Karukosi’s Lapland Odyssey (Napapiirin Sankarit) is another welcome addition to the label and a […]

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Is This a Zombie?

Is This a Zombie?

| December 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Is This a Zombie? offers a unique interpretation of what it would be like to live as a zombie. As a zombie, Ayumu Aikawa, has to figure out how to live a semi-normal existence, all the while slowly building a harem-like household and trying to figure out why he died in the first place. There are a […]

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Sleepwalk with Me

Sleepwalk with Me

| December 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

When Ira Glass is your producer you aren’t making a blockbuster. That’s alright. Mike Birbiglia knows his story is better told over time in local bars, drinking Yuengling between Passion Pit tracks. The less this sentence makes sense the more you’ll like Sleepwalk with Me. Mike writes, directs and stars in his own true story […]

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Gandu (Asshole)

Gandu (Asshole)

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fearless is the first word that comes to mind when thinking of Gandu (Asshole), the third feature film from director Q (Quashiq Mukherjee) and the very first film from newfound distributor Artsploitation Films. The reason why this word comes to mind is because the film is a perfect distillation of teenage angst, a visceral representation […]

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Gayby

Gayby

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

What happens when a straight woman and her gay best friend decide to have a baby together? Well, if you’re unlucky, you get a movie with Madonna and Rupert Everett or those couple of unfunny episodes of Will & Grace. Luckily, Gayby knows better than to follow in those footsteps. After all, it’s 2012. The […]

Ted

Ted

| December 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is something very familiar about Ted, and yet the film is completely unique.  Family Guy creator Seth Macfarlane’s directorial debut tells the story of little John Bennett, a lonely kid with no friends who wishes his Teddy Bear would come to life.  When John’s wish comes true, Ted is suddenly reminiscent of a dozen […]

Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The best of this week’s trailer offerings cover all media platforms. Director Stephen Frears’ new film, Lay the Favorite, opens in limited release in Los Angeles today, but the rest of us can catch it on demand or download it off iTunes. And Lena Dunham’s critically acclaimed HBO series, Girls, premieres its season two trailer this week […]

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