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  • Judd Apatow returns to the world of Knocked Up with This is 40

    Judd Apatow returns to the world of Knocked Up with This is 40

    Nowadays it is pretty expected for a sequel anytime a movie is successful, even if it’s not needed. What happens rarely is a spin-off film about other characters in the film, but that’s exactly what Judd Apatow decided to do with This is 40 taking the viewer behind the lives of Paul Rudd and Leslie...
  • Take a road trip with Rogen and Streisand in The Guilt Trip

    Take a road trip with Rogen and Streisand in The Guilt Trip

    Road trip films if done right turn out to be some of the best comedies, but when they miss the mark they are just awful. When you add the element of a seemingly mismatched pair and it can be comedy gold. With The Guilt Trip it takes this whole thing to a new level with not only the pairing of Seth...
  • Why Stop Now proves a trip to rehab isn't easy

    Why Stop Now proves a trip to rehab isn't easy

    There are some films that kind of sit in limbo in the genre of film that it is. They deliver a little bit of everything, but never cement their place into one style. More often than not these are the ones that end up surprising if they are constructed well. Why Stop Now starring Jesse Eisenberg...
  • Butter can be used for more than just bread

    Butter can be used for more than just bread

    There are movies that come straight to video that has a couple of stars that you really don’t expect, but with the latest Butter it features an all-star cast including Jennifer Garner, Ty Burrell, Olivia Wilde, Rob Corddry, Asley Greene, Alicia Silverstone, and Hugh Jackman. How can a movie with...
  • Amy Schumer takes center stage in Boston

    Amy Schumer takes center stage in Boston

    Comedian Amy Schumer is set to perform at The Wilbur Theatre on Saturday December 15 at 7 p.m. She recently took the time to chat with the Boston Comedy Scene Examiner about her upcoming appearance and how Schumer finds herself smack dab in the middle of the best part of her life so far. Schumer: I...
  • Could time travel be real in Safety Not Guaranteed

    Could time travel be real in Safety Not Guaranteed

    Every so often a movie comes along that takes a chance to deliver something new and different. This doesn’t always work, but it’s usually at least something new instead of another remake or sequel. Safety Not Guaranteed is one of those films, based off a popular filler ad from Backwoods Home...
  • Madea is back for some Witness Protection

    Madea is back for some Witness Protection

    Tyler Perry took the film industry by storm when he introduced Madea in his first film Diary of a Man Black Woman. The stories were always filled with comedy, but surrounded by an emotional story that made them so much more. Over time, the idea stayed intact, but Madea has stepped more into the...
  • Kevin James brings the boom

    Kevin James brings the boom

    Whether you find him funny or not, Kevin James has been racking up the hits since focusing on movies. While not all were hit with the critics, he has managed to garner a following. The trailer for his latest Here Comes The Boom looked like a mix of the same old fair that he normally delivers, but...
  • Roosevelt's hunting werewolves in FDR American badass

    Roosevelt's hunting werewolves in FDR American badass

    The spoof genre is one that most of the time goes horribly wrong. There are some that have worked really well over the years like Airplane, Naked Gun, Scary Movie, and Top Secret, but sadly very few really do much more than just annoy viewers. The latest FDR American Badass is not so much a spoof of...
  • Take a look inside General Education

    Take a look inside General Education

    The world of comedy is chock full of different types and styles, but one thing always rings true most of them just don’t work all that great. One genre of comedy that usually works for more often than not due to the wider range of audience is the teen comedy. The latest General Education takes on...
  • Amy Schumer says it's 'Mostly Sex Stuff'

    Amy Schumer says it's 'Mostly Sex Stuff'

    Nothing is off-limits for Amy Schumer in the world premiere of her first original one-hour stand-up special, "Amy Schumer: Mostly Sex Stuff," premiering on Comedy Central on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 p.m. ET. Before a live audience at the historic Fillmore in San Francisco, Schumer airs every...
  • 'The Watch' review: Fratboys and Aliens

    'The Watch' review: Fratboys and Aliens

    The Watch/2012 Directed by: Akiva Schaffer Starring: Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill, Richard Ayoade, and Billy Crudup The Plot: When a security officer is skinned and murdered during his midnight shift at the local Costco, store manager Evan (Stiller) asks his community for help creating a...
  • Review: 'Safety Not Guaranteed', starring Mark Duplass and Aubrey Plaza

    Review: 'Safety Not Guaranteed', starring Mark Duplass and Aubrey Plaza

    Science-fiction, romance, and comedy make harmonious music together in Safety Not Guaranteed, a grounded and often hilarious new film that puts Aubrey Plaza thoroughly in the spotlight. Already well known for her snarky scene-stealing act in films like Funny People and Scott Pilgrim vs. The World...
  • Movie review:  The Three Stooges

    Movie review: The Three Stooges

    Genre: Comedy Run Time: 1 hour 35 minutes, Rated PG Starring: Sean Hayes, Will Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jane Lynch, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Hudson, Larry David Directed by Peter and Bobby Farrelly (There's Something About Mary, Kingpin, Dumb & Dumber) After seeing this new movie...
  • Amy Hill on Cold Tofu's 'The Hiroshi Show' Oct. 28

    Amy Hill on Cold Tofu's 'The Hiroshi Show' Oct. 28

    Actress Amy Hill will be Cold Tofu's guest for "The Hiroshi Show" (their own version of “The Armando”) tonight. She's a former Cold Tofu member, so don't miss this special reunion! Hill is best known for her roles as Mrs. DePaulo in That's So Raven, Mrs. Kwan in The Cat in the Hat, and the voice of...
  • Ken Jeong in 'Hangover' sequel?

    Ken Jeong in 'Hangover' sequel?

    Doctor turned comedian turned actor, Ken Jeong, continues to see his star rise in Hollywood. Dr. Ken has starred in hit movies such as "Knocked Up" and "The Hangover" will next appear in "Transformers 3" and "The Zookeeper." He also plays Senor Chang on the hit NBC comedy "Community...
  • Randall Park in 'Dinner for Schmucks'

    Randall Park in 'Dinner for Schmucks'

    "Dinner for Schmucks" is an American remake of a French movie about a group of upper crust execs who throw a weekly dinner party and bring the dumbest, most obnoxious people they can find as guests. The film opens today and stars Steve Carell and Paul Rudd.   "Dinner for...
  • Q&A with Koji Steven Sakai

    Q&A with Koji Steven Sakai

    In the new sex comedy The People I've Slept With, screenwriter Koji Steven Sakai brings audiences an Asian American date movie that everyone can relate with. Sakai recently answered a few questions about the film for Examiner.com: What inspired you to write The People I've Slept With? Quentin...
  • Last Comic Standing auditions in L.A.

    Last Comic Standing auditions in L.A.

    Last Comic Standing is back with lucky Season 7! From the website:  "This season we're bigger, better and more competitive than ever! This season we'll be holding east coast auditions in New York and west coast auditions in Los Angeles. If you think you have what it takes to be the next...
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