Tag: Comedy

Total 14 Posts

‘Violent Night’- Film Review: A Bloody and Funny Yuletide Treat

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Clause. His gift for 2022 is a successful mixture of heartwarming Christmas spirit and blood-soaked action that pays homage to the original “Die Hard” and “Home Alone” films. The proof is in the figgy

‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’- Film Review: The Biopic As Parody

“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” does the right thing in presenting the life and career of Weird Al Yankovic. It sets out to deviate from the standard biopic and plays everything as farce. Yankovic’s life is void of the “rise

‘Triangle of Sadness’- Film Review: Too-Obvious Class Structure Satire

Parodying the smug bourgeois and their superior personalities is nothing new. Buñuel did it best in many films. Pier Paolo Pasolini tried but became a parody of himself. Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’Or winner “Triangle of Sadness” is a cinematic cocktail

Film Review: ‘The Munsters’- Rob Zombie’s First Live-Action Comedy

Rob Zombie’s remake of “The Munsters” is the strangest of messes. It is a film directed by a man who claims the original is an important influence, yet the existing product fails to show the reverence one would expect. While

‘Official Competition’ Film Review: The Madness And Egos Of Filmmakers

When discussing the “Art” of the filmmaking craft, directors and actors can either be inspiring and informative, or speak as if their heads are too far up their self-important asses. Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat’s “Official Competition” tackles both types

“The Bob’s Burgers Movie” Film Review: One Of The Funniest Films In Years

Immensely enjoyable and one of the funniest comedies to hit theaters in years, “The Bob’s Burgers Movie” does right by its characters and its audience. When television shows make the leap to the big screen, they fall prey to the

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Film Review: Excellence In Every Moment

When I left the screening of the new film “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, I held two truths to be self-evident. One was that Michelle Yeoh will always be an absolute a legend as an actress and Martial Artist. Every

Summer Rental

We spend much of our lives trying to provide for our families.  Often, we get so busy, that we miss warning signs of being overworked or stressed.  Other times, we’re just so busy doing what we’re good at, that we

GRANDMA

Choice.  As human beings we have the power to choose.  A result of choice is also consequence.  One choice in life, family, can result in consequence.  It is how we choose to deal with family that determines the outcome.  But,

LEARNING TO DRIVE

Loving.  Healing.  Learning.  Growing.  Tolerance.  These are all facets of life.  How we choose to deal with them is what makes life either so very exciting that it is worth living or so utterly boring that we become complacent. Isabel