Tag Archive "comedy"

Logan Lucky

Movie Review: Logan Lucky’s Lots of Fun

August is no stranger to quirky studio films, but the new crime comedy Logan Lucky is the most original and sincere movie this summer.

Movie Review: The Emoji Movie is an Emotional Mess

In the modern, developed world where so many people are addicted to their phones and the nauseating language of IM texting and emojis, there isn’t a more irritating set up for a Hollywood story than ...

Spider-Man: Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming a happy event – Movie Review

It’s hard to walk into a superhero movie these days expecting anything easygoing or optimistic. But the review and the reality is unquestionable. Spider-Man: Homecoming is the most fun you will have at the multiplex ...

Movie Review: Delightful Fun in Despicable Me 3

In a summer filled so far with unremarkable movies, Despicable Me 3 comes right down the middle of the road. Though it may be missing the special charm and originality that made the first one ...

Movie Review: Cars 3’s a Thrilling Final Lap

Every June for the last decade has been marked by a high-profile release from Disney and Pixar. Cars 3 is this year’s entry, and it’s a simple yet highly engaging end to the love-it-or-hate-it animated ...

Movie Review: Rough Night is Crazy and Confused

Rough Night is an appropriate name for the new sadistic crime comedy film out this weekend – because that’s exactly what it is. Debut writer/director Lucia Aniello has taken some very funny performers and made ...

Movie Review: Snatched is a Mother’s Day Disaster

It’s crude, it’s shallow, it’s lazy and stupid. And yet somehow, the new wannabe adventure comedy Snatched is supposed to be the choice in theatres to celebrate Mother’s Day. Instead, it’s cinematic catastrophe. The so-called ...

Movie Review: Guardians Vol. 2 Cranks Up the Volume.

The verdict about the opening to this year’s summer blockbuster season, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, only ever depended on one thing: Is it as much fun as the first one? I’m happy to ...

Movie Review: New Smurfs are Nothing Special

In the crowded Animation genre, most movies try to be as loud and grandiose as they can hoping to stand out. Smurfs: The Lost Village, happily does the opposite, and is a gentle, simple movie ...

Movie Review: The Boss Baby is a Bundle of Joy

It’s rare movies with a (clearly) young target audience are both sweet and entertaining. But The Boss Baby is a modestly charming surprise for family audiences, in a simple, whimsical way. Not everyone can stand ...

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