Why Him? is ordinarily not the kind of film I would go see in the theaters. Had it not been for two key factors I don’t think I would have gone. First it had the very irresistible and hilarious trailers on its side. That Red-band one was insane. Although I went in hoping that all the funny […]
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When you have a premise that is as easy-going as watching characters interact in a barbershop, it’s not too much of a wonder to figure why it’s enjoyable. Coming in more than a decade after the last entry in this series, Barbershop: The Next Cut may have changed the setup a bit, but there is […]
Top Five is Chris Rock’s third go-around as writer/director of a feature film. His first film(s) were Head of State, and I Think I Love My Wife. I have not seen those two but was really anxious to see his latest film Top Five. The buzz surrounding Top Five was favorable and the trailers and promotional materials were pretty funny, so it […]
Infused with Chris Rock’s razor-sharp comedic edge, the “dazzlingly, uproariously funny” (Sam Lansky, Time) TOP FIVE debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and VOD March 17, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD March 3. Hailed by critics as “authentically hilarious” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone) and “fast and blisteringly funny” (Manohla Dargis, New […]
I am a fan of seeing live standup comedy. Something I have observed in that setting is what people can get away with. Something about the standup environment allows comedians and audiences (within reason) to joke and laugh about things they would otherwise consider too much of a taboo. With Top Five, Chris Rock has […]
Be Cool stars an unbelievable all-star cast, including John Travolta, Vince Vaughn, Uma Thurman, The Rock, André 3000, Steven Tyler, James Woods, and Danny DeVito. This is a hilarious tale about a mob enforcer who became a movie producer before deciding to become a music mogul and discovering what it takes to be number one […]
I guess Tom Hanks could at least receive a “Thanks For Trying” award. Back in 1996, Hanks made his directorial debut with That Thing You Do, a film that oozes likable charm. Now, he has made Larry Crowne, a film that oozes something else. I am not sure what it is that drove Hanks to […]