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  • Shout Factory brings the zany cult classic Crimewave to Blu-ray

    Shout Factory brings the zany cult classic Crimewave to Blu-ray

    While they may be big time Hollywood A-lister’s now, it wasn’t always the case. In 1985 Sam Raimi, teamed up with Joel and Ethan Cohen to deliver the outrages comedy Crimewave starring Louise Lasser, Paul L. Smith, Brion James, Sheree J. Wilson, Edward R. Pressman, Bruce Campbell, and Reed Birney...
  • Broken Lizard finds the Freeloaders a new home

    Broken Lizard finds the Freeloaders a new home

    When Broken Lizard burst onto the scene with their cult classic Super Troopers they took comedy by storm. While they have delivered some great films together, they have started stepping outside and producing other projects like the latest Freeloaders. The film features all the Broken Lizard guys in...
  • Tighten up your grip and get ready for a game of Dead Ball

    Tighten up your grip and get ready for a game of Dead Ball

    The Asian film market not only produces some of the most epic films in the industry, but also some of the strangest. The production king of low budget horror Sushi Typhoon has cornered the market with insane films like Yakuza Warrior and Mutant Girl Squad are at it again with their latest film Dead...
  • There is little guidance in Parental Guidance

    There is little guidance in Parental Guidance

    Family comedies are easily one of the harder genres to really deliver anything that works. Most of the time they can’t get the family humor to resonate with both adults and kids to make a film that works for everyone. The latest to attempt this is the film Parental Guidance starring Bette Midler...
  • The bridesmaids hit the town for more than a party in the Bachelorette

    The bridesmaids hit the town for more than a party in the Bachelorette

    After the success of Bridesmaids it came as no surprise the subject would be a hot topic as would members of the cast. While she only had a bit part in the film Rebel Wilson has been slowly rising to the top and always delivers. The latest Bachelorette features her alongside Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy...
  • Chris Kattan is twice as looney in Crazy Enough

    Chris Kattan is twice as looney in Crazy Enough

    There are probably just as many random comedies hitting the video shelves as horror films and much like them most struggle to find an audience. More often than not they are missing a good lead to carry the film so it isn’t much of a surprise when it doesn’t deliver. When you get one like Crazy...
  • Magic comes alive in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

    Magic comes alive in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

    It’s crazy to see how actors take such a different direction in growth. Jim Carrey was the go to comedy genius for years, but then a streak of lackluster films seemed to dethrone him. Yet from one of his biggest comedies Bruce Almighty burst Steve Carrell into superstardom and now the roles have...
  • Trick or Treat takes a turn for the worse in Fun Size

    Trick or Treat takes a turn for the worse in Fun Size

    With kid friendly studios like Nickelodeon people usually know to expect kid friendly programs. With their latest Fun Size, they take one of their kid friendly stars in Victoria Justice and deliver a PG-13 film geared towards the older young audience. Can Nickelodeon deliver something outside the...
  • Meet the wacky people that live in the Small Apartments

    Meet the wacky people that live in the Small Apartments

    There are movies that come out of nowhere featuring impressive ensemble casts that boggle the mind. Why did they not get a wider release or even set the independent on fire? Usually that’s because the movie is horrible, but sometimes it ends up being one that studios just can’t figure it out and it...
  • Meet the intriguing characters of Freaky Deaky

    Meet the intriguing characters of Freaky Deaky

    Writer Elmore Leonard has delivered some interesting characters over the years, but up until now it was really only Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown and Barry Sonnenfield’s Get Shorty that really successfully brought them to life. The latest attempt to bring another Leonard novel to life comes in...
  • Your identity isn't safe in Identity Thief

    Your identity isn't safe in Identity Thief

    After the success of Bridesmaids Melissa McCarthy has become the new it girl in the comedy genre. Add to that the addition of Jason Bateman who himself had a resurgence after his series Arrested Development and a string of hits and you have the formula for a winning comedy duo. The trailers seemed...
  • The Whole Truth takes a funny look at the legal system

    The Whole Truth takes a funny look at the legal system

    Comedies are a dime a dozen nowadays so they are becoming harder and harder to top. There are times when a filmmaker attempts to try to take on a subject with comedy to make a statement about which is a tricky thing to make work. The latest film The Whole Truth seems to be doing this with the legal...
  • Shout Factory brings cult classic to Crimewave to Blu-ray

    Shout Factory brings cult classic to Crimewave to Blu-ray

    While they may be big time Hollywood A-lister’s now, it wasn’t always the case. In 1985 Sam Raimi, teamed up with Joel and Ethan Cohen to deliver the outrages comedy Crimewave starring Louise Lasser, Paul L. Smith, Brion James, Sheree J. Wilson, Edward R. Pressman, Bruce Campbell, and Reed Birney...
  • Miley Cyrus takes on college and the FBI in So Undercover

    Miley Cyrus takes on college and the FBI in So Undercover

    Beyond her run on Hannah Montana and her music, Miley Cyrus hasn’t had the major success transitioning over to a film career. She clearly has a fan base or they wouldn’t keep delivering new movies with her. The latest So Undercover seems to see her attempting a bit of a different direction for her...
  • The con men get back in the game in Stand Up Guys

    The con men get back in the game in Stand Up Guys

    Through the years there are only a few actors that have really stepped into the realm of icons in the industry that still manage to deliver today. When a film comes along that somehow gets these guys together it sets the stage for possible magic on screen. Stand Up Guys is just that film bringing Al...
  • Enter your credit card and dial For A Good Time, Call

    Enter your credit card and dial For A Good Time, Call

    Thanks to movies like Bridesmaids, the ladies are heading into the R rated comedy route and having some decent success. They have shown that woman can deliver just as much raunch and fun as any man and the latest to take the challenge For A Good Time, Call…tries to keep the trend alive. The trailer...
  • Shut off your morals & mind and just have fun with Movie 43

    Shut off your morals & mind and just have fun with Movie 43

    Rated R comedies have been making a major surge over the years and really raking it in at the box office. At the same time there have been a lot of films coming out featuring huge A-list casts in every genre, but none more than the latest Movie 43. The trailers were pretty funny, but offered little...
  • Grab your gear for a wild camping trip in Nature Calls

    Grab your gear for a wild camping trip in Nature Calls

    For some reason every time someone makes a film regarding kids and camping trips it either works or is just so dumb it’s unwatchable. Usually these films are family friendly stories that offer little new to the idea. With Nature Calls it takes a bit of a different approach going with the rated R...
  • Marlon Wayans stays the night at A Haunted House

    Marlon Wayans stays the night at A Haunted House

    Spoof movies have become a genre that rarely puts anything out that works anymore. It seems to be an easy genre to constantly deliver, yet one that hardly ever delivers the goods. When the Scary Movie series hit it was the rare gem that worked really well, but when the Wayans exited involvement it...
  • 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...
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