Tag: comedy

That Thing You Do

That Thing You Do! Review

I’m a sucker for good coming of age movies, and for music history movies, and this is another one, like Almost Famous that is directly in my wheelhouse. This movie tells the story of the fictional one hit wonder band known as the Wonders (originally the Oneders—not pronounced […]

Ready to Rumble

Ready to Rumble Review

If the people who ran World Wrestling Entertainment were as inept at what they do as the producers of this movie were at making a comedy, that form of entertainment would have went out of business decades ago. Ready to Rumble is a wrestling movie produced in conjunction […]

The Big Kahuna

The Big Kahuna Review

Three salesman converge upon a Wichita hotel suite where they are holding one of those dreadfully boring business get togethers in order to snag a big time client referred to as The Big Kahuna. In the meantime, as they wait for the party they all take turns waxing […]

A Million Ways to Die in the West

A Million Ways To Die In The West Review

We picture the west in vast panoramas, great big blue skies, open prairies, with miles upon miles of amazing, yet challenging and often life threatening terrain, symbolizing opportunity and risk, the “Manifest Destiny” of the 19th century and the quintessential “American Dream” of the 20th century, all punctuated […]

Neighbors

Neighbors Review

Neighbors tells the story of Mac and Kelly Radner (played by Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) who are a couple in their young 30’s with a new house and a new baby. Though they miss going out and staying out late with friends to a certain degree they […]

Bad Grandpa

Bad Grandpa Review

The story revolves around the Zisman family and how the family deals with a set of tragic events.  Irving Zisman (Knoxville) is a “free” man following the death of his wife of several years and is ready to get back into the single life.  His daughter Kimmie is […]