Comedy
 
Big Hero 6 (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Big Hero 6 (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Big Hero 6 (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Trailer: Big Hero 6 (2014)

2014 is, apparently, the year for the unconventional hero movie. Marvel struck gold with “Guardians of the Galaxy” this summer and now Walt Disney Animation is bringing Big Hero 6 to theaters this winter. Loosely ba...
Life After Beth (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Life After Beth (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Life After Beth (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Life After Beth (2014)

You can say this about Life After Beth, the indie zombie romantic comedy (zom-rom-com?) by first time director, Jeff Baena: Aubrey Plaza (2012’s “Safety Not Guaranteed”) makes for a great zombie. With her deadpan delivery...

Jake Squared (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Jake Squared (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Jake Squared (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Jake Squared (2013)

The opening sequence of Howard Goldberg’s Jake Squared bears a striking resemblance to Paolo Sorrentino’s modern Italian classic, “The Great Beauty,” however the two films are worlds apart in style and cohesiveness....
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

The cliché nowadays is not showing a film’s title characters until the better half of its second act. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles continues that trend by focusing more on April O’Neil (Megan Fox, “Passion Play”), a...

A Long Way Down (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
A Long Way Down (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
A Long Way Down (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: A Long Way Down (2014)

Suicide is no laughing matter. Neither is A Long Way Down, a movie that uses it as a jumping off point to bring together four people whose individual plights are supposed to draw sympathy and whose differences when combined are...
Premature (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Premature (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Premature (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Premature (2014)

The feature directorial debut of Dan Beers, Premature, doesn’t capture the complete or debaucherous high school experience like most of its raunch-fest predecessors (“American Pie,” “Superbad”) do, but the comedy is smart and i...

Tammy (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Tammy (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Tammy (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Tammy (2014)

Tammy Banks (Melissa McCarthy, “The Heat”) is having the bad day to end all bad days. Thanks to a deer with a death wish she has managed to crash her poor excuse for a car and then get fired from her dead end job at the depress...
Expecting (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Expecting (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Expecting (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Expecting (2013)

Although Expecting is advertised as a comedy drama, it’s undeniably much more of a drama, with the occasional laugh thrown in. This format is not necessarily problematic within itself, but when it comes packaged in such a joyfu...





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