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  • 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...
  • 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...
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