Tag: chrisrock

Destroy All Monsters: Meanwhile, In Asian America

It was an odd weekend at the movies, and perhaps telling in that none of the oddness took place in a traditional movie theatre, unless the Kodak Theatre counts, which I don't think it does. While Chris Rock and Sacha...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks BNAT16, Scott's EXODUS and Rock's TOP FIVE

Special on-location report from Austin's famed Drafthouse movie theatre, home once again to the lunacy that is Butt-Numb-a-Thon. Almost 30 hours in that place, watching 13 features and other flicks, it made for a hell of a day, and a...

Review: TOP FIVE, Chris Rock's Very Funny And Most Personal Film Yet

Rude, crude, and lewd as it is, Top Five is still a big step forward for Chris Rock as a filmmaker. In essence, that's because it more closely resembles his brilliant stand-up shows, where he gets on a roll and...

Review: GROWN UPS 2 Is Somehow Even Worse Than GROWN UPS

Believe it or not, Adam Sandler has never been in a sequel before. It only seems like it because his movies tend to be interchangeable. He plays a guy who dresses, talks, and acts like Adam Sandler; his real-life friends...

Review: 2 DAYS IN NEW YORK Finds that the French are Crazier than Chris Rock

Fans of literate, neurotic comedies have had a rough summer, both because Woody Allen's To Rome with Love was such an uneven, forgettable affair, and also because almost nothing along these lines ever makes it to theaters besides Allen's yearly...

Review: MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE'S MOST WANTED Provides a 3D Spectacle

By stepping up its game, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted manages to be entirely compelling as a 3D spectacle, consistently filling the screen with a dazzling array of colors and forms and objects and animals, above all, animals who are...