Posts Tagged ‘comedy’

Ride Along (The Long and Short of It)

Ride Along starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, directed by Tim Story

  Ben (played by Kevin Hart) is a security guard who wants to marry his girlfriend, Angela (played by Tika Sumpter), but it’s important to her to he first get the approval of her big brother. James (played by Ice Cube) is an Atlanta police officer who thinks Ben is a joke of a man, […]

Don Jon

Don Jon

  Once upon a time, maybe in 2007 or 2008, I passed Joseph Gordon-Levitt on the streets of Manhattan during my lunch break. Back then he was just that kid from Third Rock from the Sun to me. If only I knew then that I’d become one of the biggest J.G.L. fans on the planet, […]

It’s a Disaster (The Long and Short of It)

It's a Disaster, directed and written by Todd Berger; starring David Cross, Julie Stiles, Erinn Hayes, Blaise Miller, and America Ferrera

  Written and Directed by Todd Berger.       Glen and Tracy (played by David Cross and Julia Stiles) have been on a few dates, and it’s finally time to do the awkward yet obligatory introduction to friends. Tracy’s married friends, Emma and Pete (played by Erinn Hayes and Blaise Miller) host a routine […]

In a World

In a World - Carol and Dani Solomon

  Don LaFontaine is probably the most famous voiceover actor of all time. Even if you’ve never heard of him, you have heard him before. If you’ve watched TV ads, you’ve heard Don LaFontaine. (He’s voiced hundreds of thousands of TV ads.) If you’ve watched movie trailers in the last fifty years, you’ve heard Don […]

This Is the End

This Is the End - Featured

  I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: If I could be friends with any celebrity, I’d be friends with Seth Rogen. He seems so down-to-earth and laid back. I think it would be really easy to get along with him. We’d have some good laughs and some fun conversations. Our banter would […]

What I’m Watching at Home: American Reunion

American Reunion - Featured

Viewed on January 18, 2013 on HBO On Demand This is the fourth film in the American Pie franchise (the eighth film if you count the four straight to DVD spin-offs), and it’s pretty much what I expected it to be: callbacks to earlier moments in the franchise, crude jokes, embarrassing sexual situations, the Stiffmeister, and […]

What I’m Watching at Home: Punch-Drunk Love

PunchDrunkLove - Netflix

Viewed on December 22, 2012 on Netflix Streaming This was my third time watching this movie, and it’s still just as entertaining as the first time. Easily my favorite Adam Sandler movie. He’s played the troubled simpleton before, but never so interestingly. I’m actually invested in this character and would want to follow his life […]