New Line Cinema has unleashed the theatrical trailer for Horrible Bosses, starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, and Jason Sudeikis. This Seth Gordon comedy revolves around three friends planning to kill their obnoxious bosses, played by Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Spacey and Colin Farrell.
Post Tagged with: "Comedy"
I know I’m back in Toronto, but I saw Pink Flamingos at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco as part of their John Waters birthday weekend celebration, coinciding with Good Friday of all days. It deserves its place in one of the weirdest movies of all time, which is about a lesser evil trying to vanquish pure evil, or two opposing camps with their secret lairs trying to humiliate each other.
Featuring plenty of action, good-looking visual effects and entertaining action sequences, The Green Hornet distances itself from the pack of superhero movies with its lighter mood. While the humor is largely hit or miss, the movie is pleasant enough that one may overlook most of its significant flaws.
Some of you might have already known about Christopher Hampton’s English translation of the Tony-winning Yasmin Reza comedy play “God of Carnage” on stage here at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles until May 29th.
A star-studded cast highlights this comedy starring Paul Rudd. Check this out: Elizabeth Banks, Zooey Deschanel, Emily Mortimer, Steve Coogan, Rashida Jones and Adam Scott. Check out the trailer for this late-summer comedy!
Let’s face it: we live in an era that produces films not by standards of quality, but quantity. 2011 is no exception. We have 22 sequels and superhero pictures set to release this year. So when a subtle and delightful film like Win Win comes around, it gives you hope in Hollywood, and reminds you of the greatness of the film medium.
It’s fast becoming an annual tradition to dump a plethora of man-child buddy comedies on audiences, particularly in the first six months of the release year. Unless you can rekindle the magic formula that made 2007 such a successful year for Judd Apatow, you’re likely to come up empty-handed in the substance department. Such is the case with the Farrelly Brothers’ latest slapstick outing, Hall Pass.
Starring Russell Brand as a drunken playboy who stands to lose his wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn’t like, Arthur is the latest comedy to hit theaters. But is it any good?
Films like Your Highness need a lesson in comedy. Swearing profusely to produce laughs doesn’t work. No one enjoys watching spontaneous, empty cursing that has no real content. Read Sam’s review of this strangely unfunny comedy.