Category: Comedy

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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...

The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)

Gore-meister Eli Roth tones his usual style way, way down for The House with a Clock in Its Walls, a PG-rated, semi-Spielbergian big screen adaptation (no surprise, given Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment is the production house)...

Explorers (1985)

Another Spielberg-ian family film from director Joe Dante, although unlike his previous film, Gremlins, it isn’t produced by Steven Spielberg’s production house, despite it being obviously influenced in its wide-eyed sense of discovery, optimism, and...

The Happytime Murders (2018)

Bill Barretta voices the top puppet character known as disgraced burnout Los Angeles-based private investigator Phil Phillips, who has to get to the bottom of a series of murders among the stars of a...

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Based on the satirical 2013 novel by Kevin Kwan, which itself became so popular that it resulted in (so far) two literary sequels, the less biting and more streamlined film version of Crazy Rich Asians...

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

Getting beyond the terrible title, obviously an homage to the James Bond title of The Spy Who Loved Me, The Spy Who Dumped Me offers some choice laughs from its capable comedic actors front and center,...

Snatched (2017)

Amy Schumer stars as Emily Middleton, who cajoles her divorced doting mother Linda (Hawn, Everyone Says I Love You) to accompany her on a non-refundable vacation to a posh resort in Ecuador she booked...