Category Archives: comedy

Air America (1990) Rated R

A young pilot is recruited for a CIA operation in Laos. Starring  Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis. This is one of those action films where you know exactly what you’re going to get: good acting, decent one-liners, and … Continue reading

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All’s Faire in Love (2009) Rated PG-13

 Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance fairs. Starring Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Ann-Margret, Matthew Lillard, Cedric the Entertainer. This film has some laughs, but overall I thought it was ridiculous. Of course, they poke fun at Renaissance … Continue reading

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Happy! (SYFY) Rated TV-MA

An injured hitman meets an imaginary friend on a blue horse. Based on the comic books by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson. Starring  Christopher Meloni, Patton Oswalt, Ren Colley, Alexander Jameson. A highly unusual dark comedy, this show is like nothing I have … Continue reading

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017) Rated R

The world’s top bodyguard gets a new job protecting a hitman who has to testify at the  International Criminal Court. Starring Elodie Yung, Ryan Reynolds, Tsuwayuki Saotome, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson. This is a standard action film, only made better by the performances … Continue reading

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1986) Rated NR

 Huckleberry Finn is a precocious boy who rebels against society and escapes down the Mississippi River for adventure. Based on the book by Mark Twain. Starring Patrick Day, Anne Shropshire, Sada Thompson, Lillian Gish. A fantastic retelling of the classic book by Mark Twain. … Continue reading

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Downward Dog (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A dog tries to understand human relationships. Starring Allison Tolman, Samm Hodges, Lucas Neff, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Ned the Dog. I’m not surprised this show was canceled. If you want to see a good show about a dog that tries to understand humans, Wilfred does it … Continue reading

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Noel Coward’s Present Laughter (2017) Rated NR

 A self-obsessed actor juggles his weaning career, his ex-wife, and his friends’ personal lives. Starring Matt Bittner, Kate Burton, Ellen Harvey, Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders. Being previously unfamiliar with the play Present Laughter, it was a treat to see it performed on “Great … Continue reading

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Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

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Flypaper (2011) Rated NR

 A man is caught between two robberies at the same bank with the teller that he is secretly in love with. Starring Patrick Dempsey, Ashley Judd, Tim Blake Nelson, Mekhi Phifer, Jeffrey Tambor. I enjoyed this film. It’s not perfect: at times it falls … Continue reading

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Blood Drive (SYFY) Rated TV-MA

 Set in the future, a cop is forced to participate in a death race where the cars run on blood. Starring  Alan Ritchson, Christina Ochoa, Thomas Dominique, Marama Corlett, Colin Cunningham This is the worst show I’ve seen. It’s over the top bad. Yes, … Continue reading

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