Tag: comedy

UHF 4K Review: Shout Factory Helps Bring Joy Decades Later

What can be said about UHF that hasn’t been said before? “Weird Al” Yankovic and his manager/the director of the film, Jay Levey, pulled off something that was originally released in 1989. Oh, simpler times. The film is a ridiculous,...

SANTASTEIN: You Better Watch Out For This Holiday Horror

Past spooky season horror fans are always looking for ways to keep that spirit going into the final two months of the year. Christmas is an especially great time of year to keep that horror buzz going as there will...

THELMA Review: June Squibb, New Action Hero

June Squibb, Fred Hechinger, Richard Roundtree, Parker Posey and Clark Gregg star in Josh Margolin's sparkling comedy.

Tribeca 2024 Review: SACRAMENTO, A Different Kind of Fury Road

Michael Cera, Kristen Stewart, Michael Angarano, and Maya Erskine star; Michael Angarano directed.

HIT MAN Review: More Outrageous Adventures From Richard Linklater

Glen Powell and Adria Arjona star in Richard Linklater's latest, heading to Netflix on Friday, June 7.

HUMANIST VAMPIRE SEEKING CONSENTING SUICIDAL PERSON Trailer: It's Not Easy Being Fanged

2023 was an excellent year for Quebec cinema, and it's great to see more of these films getting release outside my province. And it's especially great to see more genre fare, lending new twists to old tropes. Coming in with...

THE FEELING THAT THE TIME FOR DOING SOMETHING HAS PASSED Review: Comedic Discomfort in Millenial Ennui

While ennui and angst are common to many generations, I can imagine it could be much more accute among millenials - anything that might have been considered a 'normal' life gave up the ghost before they came of age. They're...

WICKED LITTLE LETTERS Review: A Foxy-a••ed Clever Eruption of Suppressed Rage

I'm sure that I'm not the only one who has written - either in their head or possibly on virtual or real paper - a letter that they never sent; the kind of letter that lets out all the anger...

2024 Canadian Screen Awards: BLACKBERRY, HUMANIST VAMPIRE, And INFINITY POOL Rack up Massive Nominations

I'm a bad Canadian. Technically, I'm a bad Canadian resident, but that's a story for another day. I'm a bad Canadian because until today I've not really given much attention to the Canadian Screen Awards. I can always say that...

ERIC ROHMER'S TALES OF THE FOUR SEASONS Blu-ray Review

Four films make up a year's worth of light drama from French New Wave icon Éric Rohmer in a new set from the Criterion Collection.

DAD & STEP-DAD: New Trailer Hearkens an Upcoming Digital Release

Tynan DeLong's feature debut, the comedy Dad & Step-Dad, will arrive on Apple TV, Amazon, and Vimeo worldwide on Friday, March 22nd. To mark to occasion a new trailer was released today. Check it out down below.    Our own Kurt caught...

SASQUATCH SUNSET Official Trailer

A year in the life of a singular family.

Toronto True Crime Begins Year-Round Programming at Hot Docs, Starting With THE PEZ OUTLAW

The Toronto True Crime Festival is returning with year-round programming at the Hot Docs Cinema.

LISA FRANKENSTEIN Review: 80s Goth Throwback Disappoints, Underwhelms

Losing a parental figure, biological or otherwise, as a teen can have long-term, lifelong effects, most of them related to the initial, life-changing trauma. Losing the same parent to an axe-wielding intruder can double or triple that trauma, but in...

SXSW 2024: 3 BODY PROBLEM, THE FALL GUY, and Midnighters

The 31st edition of the 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival has announced that 3 Body Problem, the new series from David Benioff and D. B. Weiss Game of Thrones and Emmy Award nominee Alexander Woo, will be the Opening...

DESTROY ALL NEIGHBORS Review: A Breezy, Goofy And Goopy Horror Comedy

Struggling prog-rock musician William Brown finds himself in a living nightmare when he accidentally kills Vlad, the neighbor from hell.

DESTROY ALL NEIGHBORS Trailer: Jonah Ray Rodrigues And Alex Winter in Horror Comedy on Shudder This January

When prog-rock musician William Brown's worst mistake meets his worst neighbor, Vlad, it's a killer nightmare come to life.

MILLER'S GIRL Trailer: Jenna Ortega And Martin Freeman Star in Psychological Thriller This January

A creative writing assignment yields complex results between a teacher and his talented student.

Pretty Packaging: THE FRIGHTENERS Gets Ultimate Treatment

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Peter Jackson was primarily known for very gory, funny horror movies and a surprising drama or two. Then he made an extremely expensive special effects extravaganza aimed at mainstream audiences,...

SALTBURN Review: Titillation of Flesh, Nothing More

Emerald Fennell's new film stars Barry Keoghan, Jacob Elordi and Rosamund Pike.