Tag: roberttownsend

HOLLYWOOD SHUFFLE Blu-ray Review: Ramshackle Comedy Made Its Mark

Robert Townsend directed the independent Black comedy, first released in 1987, and now on Blu-ray from the Criterion Collection.

Criterion in February 2023: 4K THREE COLORS and DAZED AND CONFUSED Raise the Bar

In the Northern Hemisphere, February finds much of Canada, as well as parts of the U.S., under cover of darkness, snow and ice. The only shining glow comes from the television. If you anticipate this being your lot in life...

SF Sketchfest 2017: Past and Upcoming Onscreen Highlights

San Francisco’s Sketchfest, which is currently celebrating its 16th year, is truly one of the great comedy events of the year. It offers two full weeks of the best comedians in a barrage of different scenarios, from regular stand-up shows...