Tag Archives: humor

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) Rated NR

A young soldier is disillusioned during World War I. Based on the book by Erich Maria Remarque. Starring Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, and John Wray. This film is brilliant in the fact that it shows the reality of war. We see … Continue reading

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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013) Rated PG-13

Ron Burgundy takes on New York and the start of 24-hour news channel. Starring Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, and Paul Rudd. Anchorman 2 has the same structure as the first film, and it’s just as funny. Of course, the humor is the typical … Continue reading

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Instructions Not Included (2013) Rated PG-13

When a bachelor finds a baby on his doorstep, he takes on the challenge of raising her until six years later when the birth mother comes knocking. Starring  Andrés Vázquez, Hugo Stiglitz, and Eugenio Derbez. This is one of those … Continue reading

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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) Rated PG-13

Ron Burgundy is a top rated reporter in the San Diego area when an ambitious woman is hired as a new anchor. Starring Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, and Paul Rudd. Surprisingly, I enjoyed this comedy. The film comes off as more of a … Continue reading

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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) Rated PG-13

Scott Lang tries to balance his life as a father and a superhero when he is called on a mission with the Wasp. Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, and Michael Peña. This is a typical Marvel film – plenty of action … Continue reading

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The Heat (2013) Rated R

An FBI special agent is partnered with a Boston cop to take down a drug lord. Starring Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, and Demián Bichir. There are times that Melissa McCarthy is funny, and I actually do enjoy her performances most of … Continue reading

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Super Troopers 2 (2018) Rated R

The Super Troopers are called upon to handle a border dispute between the U.S. and Canada. Starring Seann William Scott, Clifton Collins Jr., and Steve Lemme. I have to say that I hardly laughed throughout this film. Of course, the film … Continue reading

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La Cage aux Folles (1978) Rated R

Two gay men hide their lifestyle when one partner’s son announces they are getting married. Starring Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Serrault, and Claire Maurier. This is a brilliant comedy; the slapstick elements are just as funny as the humor in the film. … Continue reading

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The Big Wedding (2013) Rated R

A long-divorced couple fakes being together for a family wedding. Starring Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, and Diane Keaton. This film’s jokes revolve around sex. I know that I sound arduous, but I’ll say this again: sex jokes are a cheap … Continue reading

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Back in the Game (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A recently divorced mother moves back in with her father, a former baseball player, to help raise her son. Starring James Caan, Maggie Lawson, and Benjamin Koldyke. This is one of those shows that has nothing much going for it. It’s … Continue reading

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