Review: “Free Fire”

Humor and violence have always had an odd symbiotic relationship.  Be it was Buster Keaton narrowly avoiding catastrophe or Larry, Moe, and Curly gleefully gouging each other’s eyes out, we seem to have a primal enjoyment for brutality. If the violence from old Looney Toon and Tom & Jerry cartoons were brought into reality, it [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:22-07:00April 21st, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Table 19”

“Table 19” – Weddings receptions are fun!  During a well-planned afternoon or evening, a great wedding reception can shower its guests with tasty food, adult beverages, music, dancing, laughter, and love.  Who wouldn’t love this celebration of love? Well, those sitting at Table 19, who are placed in the furthest back corner of the ballroom.  [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:04:59-07:00March 3rd, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Fist Fight”

“Fist Fight” - During my high school days, two events would whip the students into a frenzy. Guaranteed. A basketball game in our school’s gym and a fist fight somewhere on campus.  The former might occur 10 times a year, and the latter could be the same number as well.  The difference is that the [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:03-07:00February 17th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Toni Erdmann”

“Toni Erdmann” – “To a father growing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter.” – Euripides Winfried (Peter Simonischek) is a piano teacher.  With a rumpled wardrobe and a full mop of silver hair, this 60-something gives lessons in his home and plays the black and white keys for recitals at a local school.  During [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:08-07:00January 27th, 2017|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Office Christmas Party”

Mashup “Silicon Valley” with “The Office” and cut the intelligence in half (or maybe a bit more) and you have a pretty good idea what to expect from “Office Christmas Party” Jason Bateman plays Josh Parker, a dull but loveable CTO for the apparently large data server company Zenotek. Their local NYC branch is “managed” [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:40-07:00December 9th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Bad Santa 2”

“Bad Santa 2” - “He’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice.  Gonna find out who’s naughty or nice…” – “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”, written by John Frederick Coots and Haven Gillespie “Bad Santa” turned this famous Christmas song on its head in 2003, by ironically finding a Kris Kringle (Billy Bob [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:05:48-07:00November 23rd, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Review: “Don’t Think Twice”

“Don’t Think Twice” – Have you ever attended an improv show?   I have been a few times over the last 10 years, and I always come away feeling very impressed with the entire experience.   Now, the performers seem to have the most difficult jobs, because they need to devise funny material – on the spot [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:21-07:00August 5th, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments

Mike Birbiglia and Chris Gethard sit down and chat about ‘Don’t Think Twice’

In the world of show business, very, very few performers actually hit reach the biggest stages, and most budding comedians do not achieve their dreams.  Opening in movie theatres later this summer, “Don’t Think Twice” – written and directed by comedian Mike Birbiglia – stars six comics of a fictional New York City improv troupe [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:07:24-07:00August 2nd, 2016|Interviews|0 Comments

Advance Screening- “Central Intelligence” (VEGAS)

Follow the link for Advance Screening passes to "CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE" Monday, June 13th  Brendan Palms 7:00 PM The story follows a one-time bullied geek, Bob, who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Dwayne Johnson), coming home for his high school reunion.  Claiming to be on a top-secret case, he enlists the help [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:08:20-07:00June 8th, 2016|Nevada, Screenings|0 Comments

Review: “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping”

"Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” - Andy Samberg made a career by writing and starring in hilarious digital shorts on “Saturday Night Live”.  They ranged from “Lazy Sunday” - in which he and fellow cast member Chris Parnell rap about watching “The Chronicles of Narnia” (2005) and eating cupcakes - to the infamous/famous “D*** in a Box”, a duet with Justin Timberlake about their [...]

By |2019-03-11T17:08:22-07:00June 2nd, 2016|Movie Reviews, Reviews|0 Comments