Category Archives: comedy

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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The Comedy Get Down (BET) Rated TV -14

This series follows a group of comedians as they go on their comedy tour and all the antics they get into. Starring Eddie Griffin, Tawny Newsome, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez, Charlie Murphy. You’d think, with this kind of cast, you’d get some … Continue reading

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Playing for Keeps (1986) Rated PG-13

 A group of friends discover a deed to a house and dream of turning it into a rock n’ roll hotel. Starring Daniel Jordano, Matthew Penn, Leon W. Grant, Marisa Tomei. This film is really out there. Poor writing, direction, and production plague every … Continue reading

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The Matchmaker (1997) Rated R

An assistant to a senator, who is struggling with a re-election and trying to win over the Irish votes, is sent to Ireland to retrace the senator’s ancestors. Once there, she runs into more problems as a single lady in … Continue reading

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The Mayor (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A struggling hip-hop artist runs for Mayor to get his name out there and recognized. Starring Brandon Micheal Hall, Lea Michele, Marcel Spears, Bernard David Jones, Yvette Nicole Brown This is one of those out there comedy shows this fall. It has its moments. I … Continue reading

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Heart and Souls (1993) Rated PG-13

 A businessman is reunited with his guardian angels from childhood in order for them to pass into the afterlife and giving him a reason to live. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Charles Grodin, Alfre Woodard, Kyra Sedgwick, Tom Sizemore, Elisabeth Shue. This is one of my favorite … Continue reading

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