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  • 'Louie' continues to push the limits of television with new season

    'Louie' continues to push the limits of television with new season

    It's been over a year and a half since Louis C.K. endured an awkwardly depressing holiday season before fleeing to China in the season three finale of his hit show “Louie.” The season four premiere, which aired earlier this week, found Louie back in New York, submerged in uncomfortable hilarity. The...
  • Five great comedians on tour this May

    Five great comedians on tour this May

    Some of the funniest comedians in the world are hitting the road this spring with hilarious stand-up routines. Whether you like intellectual humor, observational comedy or multilingual performers, one of these talented men will leave you laughing. Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Spike TV
  • Movie review:  'That Awkward Moment' when you realize you are watching crap

    Movie review: 'That Awkward Moment' when you realize you are watching crap

    The Hollywood garbage dump that is January has its latest, steaming turd. It's That Awkward Moment (opening today), a tedious, hollow, unfunny and - at times - even offensive R-rated comedy from Tom Gormican. Who is Tom Gormican, you may ask? He is the first-time writer and director of That...
  • Movie review:  'Grudge Match' a regurgitation of boxing cliches

    Movie review: 'Grudge Match' a regurgitation of boxing cliches

    To determine the worth of the new Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro comedy, Grudge Match (opening today), look no further than the film's TV trailer. In it, there are the usual positive comments ("It's a knock-out! Or, "A great time at the movies!"), but if you look closely, they are pulled...
  • Amy Schumer @ The Paramount Theatre

    Amy Schumer @ The Paramount Theatre

    Amy Schumer is quickly becoming the hottest star in the world of comedy, with her blend of wholesome, girl-next-door looks and edgy comedy. Amy is the creator, star and writer of "Inside Amy," her Comedy Central television show which will premiere next year. Amy is coming off her one-hour stand-up...
  • Movie review:  'Bad Grandpa', worse movie

    Movie review: 'Bad Grandpa', worse movie

    Imagine the 2006 comedy Borat. Now replace the talented comedian, Sacha Baron Cohen, with the less capable Johnny Knoxville (best known from MTV's "Jackass"). Now strip away any and all laughs. Finally, replace all of the sharply conceived social commentary and fish-out-of-water buffoonery with a...
  • Taylor Swift looks sleek in Calvin Klein at Toronto International Film Festival

    Taylor Swift looks sleek in Calvin Klein at Toronto International Film Festival

    Singer Taylor Swift looked totally modern as she hit the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival. This was the singer's first time at the event according to both Twitter and "The Inquisitr." She was there to support the film ' One Chance' for which she wrote the end credit song...
  • Movie review:  'Hell Baby' an incredible achievement in awfulness

    Movie review: 'Hell Baby' an incredible achievement in awfulness

    To say that A Haunted House - the Marlon Wayans comedy which would normally be considered one of the worst films of this or any year - was terrible, is a massive understatement. But it's not even the worse horror-spoof of 2013. No, that honor goes to the dead-on-arrival, Hell Baby (opening today...
  • Review: 'In A World' a comedy that finds its voice, not without static

    Review: 'In A World' a comedy that finds its voice, not without static

    The famous real-life voice-over performer, Don LaFontaine, was known as "The Voice of God." His voice was featured on hundreds of movie trailers, commercials and TV shows before his death in 2008. One of his token lines, "In A World..." - read in a deep and husky voice - started off several...
  • Movie review: 'The World's End' a wild train wreck full of blue blood and beer

    Movie review: 'The World's End' a wild train wreck full of blue blood and beer

    Belly up to the bar and take a swig of The World's End (opening today), my friend! It's unlike anything you've ever tasted and although it may be a bit tough to swallow, it will surely lighten your mood. You may get a bit dizzy the more pulls you take, and there are moments toward the bitter end...
  • Movie review:  'We're the Millers' a raunchy road trip on the comedic fast track

    Movie review: 'We're the Millers' a raunchy road trip on the comedic fast track

    What do you get when you put SNL alum, Jason Sudeikis, in a car with Jennifer Aniston, Will Poulter and Emma Roberts? The answer is one of the funniest movies of the year, We're the Millers (opening today). Fans were recently saddened to hear that Sudeikis was leaving Saturday Night Live. For so...
  • Movie review:  'The To Do List' a collection of what not to do in a comedy

    Movie review: 'The To Do List' a collection of what not to do in a comedy

    Raunchy, sloppy, stupid and mostly unfunny, The To Do List (now playing) exists as a proverbial list of what not to do when attempting to construct an enjoyable comedy. Aubrey Plaza plays Brandy Klark, one of the most air-headed high school valedictorians you'll ever meet. In order to get the film...
  • Movie review: 'This Is the End' the apocalypse for dummies

    Movie review: 'This Is the End' the apocalypse for dummies

    Usually - OK always - the end of the world is not a laughing matter. Generally speaking, mass destruction, death and chaos isn't necessarily comedic territory, but the apocalypse just so happens to be the backdrop for the funniest film of 2013 thus far, This Is the End (opening today). Seth Rogen...
  • Comedian Jim Jefferies is Fully Functional

    Comedian Jim Jefferies is Fully Functional

    It is amazing how fast a comedian can go from cult status to being a household name. Comedian Jim Jefferies was clearly already making his mark on the industry, but with his new hilarious FX series Legit recently finishing up its first season run he shifts from comic to TV star instantly. Now fans...
  • 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...
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