Category: Comedy

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The Goonies (1985)

A huge fan favorite for those who watched this growing up, The Goonies makes up for its silly, predictable story and stereotypical characters (the portrayal of the murderous and thieving Italian-American family, the Fratellis (which means...

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Vice (2018)

Written and directed by Adam McKay, who impressed in his last effort from 2015, The Big Short, Vice is specifically a biopic of sorts about former Vice President of the United States under George W. Bush,...

The Blues Brothers (1980)

The Blues Brothers ranks among my favorite films of all time — not the best, just a favorite.  With inspiration that never remotely comes close to ceasing, John Landis’ wildly over-budget film is more an experience...

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

Spike Lee co-writes and directs this comedic drama that, like many of Spike’s films, dips back to the past to comment on the present day. In BlacKkKlansman, based on Ron Stallworth’s memoirs, published in 2014...

Breakin’ (1984)

Wholly dated by today’s standards, but then, all the more reason to watch.  Breakin’ (originally titled in production as Breakdance (which it was still called in foreign markets), then Break Dancin’) is an earnest attempt at a feel-good break-dancing...

Krush Groove (1985)

Krush Groove resides firmly on my list of guilty pleasures — a film that generates unintentional laughs from its worst moments, but which only makes me love it all the more for it, to the point...

Destination Wedding (2018)

Lindsay (Winona Ryder) is a guest at the wedding of her ex-fiance en route via airplane to his wedding in Paso Robles, California, one of the premier wine regions in the country.  While in...