comedy

Always look on the bright side
Even though Monty Python ended their run in the 1980s, they're still curtural icons. Even for people like me, born after their disbanding, films like Monty Python and the Holy Grain (though less their Flying Circus roots... read feature

Joe Deertay

Here's the first teaser trailer for Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser


Apr 15
Despite all of my better judgement, and how many times I've reviewed terrible comedy sequels made years later, I'm actually looking forward to Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser. The first one holds a lot of memories for me as I go... read

First Vacation images makes us wonder why


Sorry folks, park's closed. Moose out front shoulda told ya.
Apr 15
National Lampoon's Vacation spawned a series of increasingly forgettable films (aside from European Vacation the first film I ever saw with boob), but a rebooted Vacation film is looking to bring back the magic... read
Ant-Man

Newest Ant-Man trailer is a great do-over


Apr 13
Remember how badly that first Ant-Man trailer was received? Mismanaged tone, mismanaged editing, and the whole thing was all over the place. This trailer, which is now the "first" trailer, is essentially a big mulligan and i... read

Fake 22 Jump Street posters are canon in 23 Jump Street


We Jump Street, and we 'bout to jump in yo ass.
Apr 07
The Jump Street films (21 Jump Street and 22 Jump Street) are some of the funniest modern comedies you can watch. Fantastic send ups of the film industry with some of the best comic timing you're going to see this s... read
Burying the Ex

Trailer for Joe Dante's Burying the Ex buries itself deep


...in poop
Apr 07
Joe Dante has had a string of mediocre films lately. A formerly quirky name in the horror genre, with films like Gremlins and Small Soldiers, but after directing a bunch of television and whatever exactly The Hole was, his d... read

First trailer for Masterminds lets you know the name is ironic


Now I'm going to have Sabotage stuck in my head all day
Mar 31
Masterminds looks like one of those based-on-a-true-story movies where they basically said that a bank robbery happened once so that means that the film is based on it. It also looks pretty funny, if unoriginal. Great c... read
Flaccid
The worst criticism a film can get is "harmless." When a film is just "harmless," it's stale, voiceless, and generally fails to make a lasting impression. A harmless film exists, takes 90-100 minutes of your life, and then yo... read feature

Awesome

Key and Peele's Substitute Teacher sketch becoming a full film


Insubordinate and churlish.
Mar 26
Jayquellan! Balakey! De-nice! A. A. Ron! O Shag Henessy! Films come out of the weirdest places these days, but when their source is one of the most watched Key & Peele sketches it all makes sense. According to Deadline, ... read
"Zombies, huh? I had a feeling you'd show up..."
Videogames have had a rough time in cinema. Since videogames are such an interactive medium, a film adaptation always misses out on the intimacy of player involvement or the videogame's story struggles to find an identity in ... read feature

Zoolander 2

These Zoolander 2 images are so hot right now


Mar 25
I know comedy sequels aren't the greatest (I've reviewed far too many of them to count), but I can't help but be blindly excited for Zoolander 2. I'm sure it's going to do the things I always criticize like relying on the sam... read
Fugees make everything better
First things first. Christopher McQuarrie's Mission: Impossible 5, featuring the incredibly awesome and incredibly real high flying plane stunt, is now officially titled Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation. Secondly, this trail... read feature

She livin' a life just like a movie star
It's been a tough time for Latino representation in pop culture. While television has made great strides in casting Latino actors in non-traditional roles to show off a greater range of characterization beyond "gang banger" a... read feature

Sharknado 3 has a title


Third movie in SyFy straight-to-TV franchise will air July 22
Mar 18
You'd think two movies about weather-related shark attacks would be more than enough to last the human race until our surely-impending end, but sometimes the world is a funny place. Despite all logic, a third Sharknado f... read
Lazer Team Trailer

First trailer for Lazer Team, the most funded film in Indiegogo history


Mar 17
I've never heard of Lazer Team, but the film has quite a huge following. Rooster Teeth (most know for sets of webseries like RWBY and Red vs. Blue) has released the trailer for their first film, and it looks pretty good. Cro... read
Dead Rising Trailer

Newest Dead Rising: Watchtower trailer is pretty fun, actually


Mar 10
Starring the John Tucker Must Die kid, the AllState guy, and Rob Riggle as the best f**king Frank West possible, Dead Rising: Watchtower looks surprisingly good. With this trailer elaborating on the bits we got from the firs... read

Hansel and Zoolander walk the runway for Zoolander 2


What is this? A fashion show for ants!
Mar 10
Zoolander 2 is happening and while it isn't so hot right now, it's about to be as the marketing is kicking off in a completely awesome way. Both Ben Stiller as Derrick Zoolander and Owen Wilson as Hansel (so hot right no... read
Ghostbusters

Sony is planning a big Ghostbusters universe


It's Gozer not GozHER.
Mar 10
If the latest news of Paul Feig's upcoming Ghostbusters film (featuring a cast of awesome ladies) somehow rubbed you the wrong way because Dude Ghostbusters looked like Lady Ghostbusters, don't worry Sony's got your back. Dea... read

Will Ferrell learns the finer points of fellatio in new NSFW Get Hard trailer


Don't leave Will Ferrell alone with your parents
Mar 02
Warner Bros. hopes giving you an uncensored taste of the dick jokes and f-bombs in Get Hard will convince you to buy a ticket when it hits theaters later this month, so today the company dropped a new, NSFW trailer to whet y... read
FFS:

Flix For Short: The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep And Never Had To


So it is written, so it shall be
Feb 25
Hey, I really like this. Essentially a proof of concept short from writer DC Pierson and director Dan Eckman (based on Pierson's novel), it's the story of teenage best friends who get into all sorts of trouble when one ... read

Pee-Wee returns in Pee-Wee's Big Holiday on Netflix


Why Netflix? He's a loner, a rebel...
Feb 24
It's been teased for years now, but it's finally official-- comedian Pee-Wee Herman (Paul Reubens) is finally making his long awaited cinematic return in a new original movie headed exclusively to Netflix.  The film has ... read

New poster for Welcome to Me starring Kristen Wiig


Feb 16
Kristen Wiig's latest is a comedy drama in which she plays Alice Klieg, a woman with borderline personality disorder who wins the lottery. She promptly throws away her psychiatric meds, buys herself a talk show and uses it... read
Hot Pursuit Trailer

First trailer for Hot Pursuit starring Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara


Feb 13
Remember The Proposal? It was a not half bad film starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. Hot Pursuit is directed by the same woman Anne Fletcher, and also mixes two cast members you wouldn't expect with somewhat interest... read
Trainwreck Trailer

First trailer for Trainwreck starring Amy Schumer


Feb 12
I don't know about the rest of you, but I'm definitely ready for more comedienne led films. One of my biggest films from last year (which you'll find on this handy list) was the Jenny Slate vehicle, Obvious Child. The two ma... read
Aloha Trailer

First trailer for Cameron Crowe's Aloha


Feb 12
Sony has finally given us our first look at Cameron Crowe's, who's done so many fabulous projects like Elizabethtown, Jerry Maguire, Say Anything, Almost Famous, and uh, We Bought a Zoo, latest project Aloha. Starring Bradle... read
Pitch Perfect 2

Newest Pitch Perfect 2 trailer is almost perfect


Feb 11
I'm still very much as excited for Pitch Perfect 2 as I was in our staff's Most Anticipated of 2015 list, but this newest trailer for it worries me a bit. Sure it's got the same lovable 80s movie cheese (lol European super g... read
Pitch Perfect 2 Spot

Super Bowl TV spot for Pitch Perfect 2


Feb 02
I've been worried about Pitch Perfect 2 since it was announced a few years ago. I really liked the first one (enough to watch it several times), and a lot of the humor just kind of *clicked* with me. But the more I watched i... read

Super Bowl TV spot for Ted 2


Tom Brady's golden penis
Feb 02
While we got a more traditional trailer for Ted 2 this past Thursday it seems that was not what was in store for us during the amazing Super Bowl. Instead Ted 2 delivered almost a short clip starring none other tha... read
More Wahlberg, more jokes, and more semen apparently
Ted was a nice surprise. Seth MacFarlane's passion project shined with all of the humor and heart that I would've never expected from the guy who brought us Family Guy. Then A Million Ways to Die in the West came along and w... read feature

Kevin Spacey: Cat

Kevin Spacey to play a man trapped in a cat's body in MIB director's next film, Nine Lives"


Everything is beautiful and nothing hurts
Jan 29
Here's some weird, wonderful news for you: Kevin Spacey is going to play a man trapped in the body of a cat in Barry Sonnenfeld's new film, Nine Lives. Kevin Spacey, you know, the guy from House of Cards. According to The Wra... read
Confirming the basically confirmed
We've heard plenty of rumblings about Paul Feig's upcoming Ghostbusters reboot that puts four female leads into the act of busting ghosts. Kirsten Wiig and Melissa McCarthy have both been rumored for quite some time, but toda... read feature

Dead Rising Trailer

First teaser trailer for Dead Rising: Watchtower


Jan 23
For a film based off the cheesy Dead Rising videogames going straight to Sony's Crackle streaming service, this doesn't look that bad. Doesn't have enough Frank West covering wars though. Dead Rising: Watchtower is available March 27th.  read






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