The House (*) Comedy is Hard

Thankfully, though, this movie cost more to make than it brought in. Maybe this will weed out some of the "talent" in this film. Like a natural selection of comedy. At this rate, we can expect stupid comedies for the rest of time.

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Daddy’s Home (***1/2) two are better than none

My teenage daughter and I spent much of the last 20 minutes laughing. Sometimes for the same reason. This is rare. If you like comedies, this will stand out. If you are suspicious of them, this will not win any awards, but it just might make you smile a time or two. You might even laugh.

The Lego Movie: Applied to our lives like so much Kragl

The Lego Movie - 2014   Directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller Starring (voices) Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson, Morgan Freeman Screenplay Lord and Miller Where the heck did this film come from?  They've been releasing Lego movies for years straight to DVD, and for some reason, someone got the extremely bright idea to apply … Continue reading The Lego Movie: Applied to our lives like so much Kragl

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is long and necessary for the survival of the human race

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues - 2013 Director Adam McKay Actors Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Christina Applegate, Meagan Good, James Marsden, Kristen Wiig, Fred Willard, Chris Parnell, Dylan Baker, Greg Kinnear, Josh Lawson, Harrison Ford Writers Ferrell and McKay As a sequel to one of the great comedies of modernity, Anchorman 2 was bound to disappoint.  And disappoint it does, early and often.  There are too … Continue reading Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues is long and necessary for the survival of the human race

Cool Papa E’s Favorite Comedy Films of All Time

Live action comedy films are inexpensive to make but they are incredibly hard to master.  It's a generally accepted axiom that there is no generally accepted axiom as to what is universally funny.  That said, most makers of comedy barely even try.  Whether it's the rancid Scary Movie franchise, Tim Matheson's  Animal House / Meatballs … Continue reading Cool Papa E’s Favorite Comedy Films of All Time

Five People that Make a Movie a Must-See

Hello all! To introduce myself into the community I thought I'd start by discussing five of my favorite people in film/tv right now: 1. Quentin Tarantino This man is one of the most brilliant film makers out there. He writes stories that take characters with ginormous moral flaws and make you care about what happens to … Continue reading Five People that Make a Movie a Must-See

The Campaign flies gleefully off the rails in the most vulgar way possible

The Campaign - 2012 Directed by Jay Roach Starring Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Sudeikis, Katherine LaNasa, Dylan McDermott, John Lithgow, Dan Aykroyd, Brian Cox Screenplay by Chris Henchy, Shawn Harwell Jay Roach has been doing political stuff on cable over the last few years.  First Recount and then Game Change, were not so much comedy as they were … Continue reading The Campaign flies gleefully off the rails in the most vulgar way possible