Tag: comedy

Shout! Factory TV Presents 'Piranhathon Bites Back-to-Back' Streaming August 9

You know you've thought to yourself, 'What if... what if I could watch two Piranha movies - the original and it's remake, specifically - over and over and over and over and over and over... again'. Well, Shout! Factory TV...

Review: THE NOWHERE INN, Burnt Pages of Unwritten Memoirs

At a crucial turning point in The Nowhere Inn, a woman, clad in bright-colored latex, quips to the camera. "This is how rockstars act in movies," she says, cigarette in hand. Scratch that, she tells the film crew. She can...

Review: LOVE TYPE D, Lo-Fi Sci-Fi Rom-Com for the Rest of Us

After circulating amongst and betwixt multiple international film festivals, virtual and analog, over the better part of a pandemic year, writer-director Sasha Collington’s (Lunch Date, Four Eyes) remarkably self-assured feature-length debut, Love Type D, a romantic comedy with a lo-fi,...

Tribeca 2021 Review: WEREWOLVES WITHIN, Horror-Comedy Done Gorily Right

“Good fences make good neighbors,” a long-dead, if still wise, American poet, Robert Frost, once said in probably his best-known, most popular poem, "Mending Walls." It’s a lesson only a few denizens of the fictional town of Beaverfield, Vermont in...

Review: THE HITMAN'S WIFE'S BODYGUARD, An Incoherent, Unfunny Action-Comedy

If there was an Academy Award for Best Skincare Routine And/Or Genetics (All Ages Category), Salma Hayek undoubtedly would take the award going away. There isn't, unfortunately. Hayek, though, is practically flawless every time she makes a welcome appearance in...

Blu-ray Review: The Flawed, Fascinating JUST A GIGOLO

Out on June 29th here in North America, Shout Factory releases --- to my knowledge --- a rarely-seen David Bowie film on Blu-ray, Just a Gigolo. Bowie stars as Paul Ambrosius von Przygodski, a Prussian solider whose been injured in...

Review: CRUELLA Crushes the Competition

Emma Stone and Emma Thompson star in a fashionably smart action-comedy, directed by Craig Gillespie.

Review: BENNY LOVES YOU, Hell Hath No Fury Like This Rag Doll Scorned

A delightfully daft microbudget slapstick gem, Karl Holt's Benny Loves You is a raucous toy-gone-wild portrait of a man desperately fighting to grow up is a ton of fun. Largely stuck together with tape scraps and chewing gum, Holt's feature...

Friday One Sheet: WEREWOLVES WITHIN

The glorious hygge of the poster for Werewolves Within cannot be understated. This upcoming horror comedy, which is loosely (very loosely?) based on the Ubisoft video game eschews (thankfully) the standard 'silhouette of an evil face' photoshopped in the background...

WEREWOLVES WITHIN: Check Out The Teaser Trailer And Poster

Josh Ruben's horror comedy, the hairy whodunit Werewolves Within is coming to U.S. theaters on June 25th and On Demand July 2nd from IFC Midnight. It was announced yesterday that Werewolves Within will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival...

PG PSYCHO GOREMAN: Steve Kostanski's Smash Hit Premiering on Shudder in May

If there is some way, somehow, that you have not seen the amazing PG: Psycho Goreman from Steven Kostanski yet, and you are a subscriber of AMC Networks’ streaming service Shudder then the stars will finally align for you this...

MANBORG: Canadian Genre Classic Coming to VHS One Time Only

We have loved the work of Astron-6 and Steven Kostanski over the years and after a bunch of short films he made the film that would cement his status as one of our country's inevitable stars of cult and genre...

Review: THUNDER FORCE, Superhero Action-Comedy, Short on Action and Comedy

Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, and Jason Bateman star; Ben Falcone directed. Now streaming on Netflix.

Review: MADE FOR LOVE, Satirical Dark Comedy, Cristin Milioti Showcase

Cristin Milioti, Billy Magnussen and Ray Romano star in the sci-fi series, now streaming on HBO Max.

Shudder in April: Halfway to Halloween Month Returns With CREEPSHOW, THE LAST DRIVE IN, PENNINSULA And so Much More

Wow. March is only 4 days old and already we have an announcement about Shudder's lineup for April. We know March is the one year anniversary of (waves hands around) *THIS* here in North America and we're all eager to...

Review: RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, Stunning Visuals, Stirring Story

It’s long been a fact of movie-watching life that no one does animation like the Disney-Industrial Complex does animation. Whether it’s old-school, traditional animation or new-school CG animation, Disney Animation Studios remains the gold standard, often imitated, but rarely duplicated....

Review: I CARE A LOT, Come for Rosamund Pike's Performance, Stay for the Wicked Satire

The Trump Era may be officially over, but Trump’s legacy of greed, corruption, and malfeasance lives on in J Blakeson’s (Gunpowder, The Disappearance of Alice Creed) scabrous, scathing satire, I Care a Lot, a not particularly deep, if viciously funny,...

Slamdance 2021: MAN UNDER TABLE, Trailer Premiere For Noel Taylor's Absurdist Comedy

Noel Taylor's absurdist comedy Man Under Table or: I’m Writing a Movie is all set to have its World Premiere during the virtual edition of the 2021 Slamdance Film Festival. It is participating in the Narrative Feature section and will be...

PSYCHO GOREMAN: Raven Banner's Hunky Boy Edition BR/DVD/CD Combo is The Best Version

So now you've seen Psycho Goreman after it dropped like a bomb this past weekend and you're already wondering where the best physical copy will come from? Well look no further than it's home turf here in Canada from the...

A GHOST WAITS Exclusive: A New Trailer For The Spectral Rom-Com Coming This February on ARROW

A Ghost Waits the debut feature from co-writer/director/producer Adam Stovall will premiere on the ARROW streaming service on February 1st. Screen Anarchy has your exclusive look at the brand new trailer for the spectral rom-com.    Check it, and all...