We're here for the last night of the Primetime Emmys. In most years, I would have gone back and forth over predictions. I'll let you know that this is not one of those articles. This is a soft prediction night from me. Really, I'm here to spread the gospel of my favorite shows and tell … Continue reading 2022 Comedy Emmys: Our Personal Favorite Nominees on TV’s Biggest Night
The cheesy and earnest holiday film remains a staple of holiday programming. For as much fun as the Rankin and Bass films became, the wholesome stories always played it safe. For Disney+, the choice to release in November made it imperative they had Christmas programming for the holiday season. The star-studded Noelle gives the new … Continue reading Review: ‘Noelle’ Tries to Recapture The Magic of ‘Elf,’ But Falls a Little Short
Barry came out swinging in its first episode back on HBO. After a massive cliffhanger that could have easily been a series finale last year, Bill Hader and Alec Berg made sure that the momentum picked up where they left it with the new season. Both Hader and Henry Winkler took home Emmys for Best Actor and Supporting Actor … Continue reading TV Recap – ‘Barry’: Death, Trauma, and Jokes Take Center Stage in ‘The Show Must Go On, Probably’
Yesterday we ran through our thoughts on the Golden Globes for the film side, but today is TV time! Considering both of our hosts (in case you haven't hear, Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg) hail from TV, this could be a lot of fun. Expecting at least one Lonely Island gag at some point. Still, TV offers … Continue reading Golden Globe Predictions Part 2: It’s TV Time!
Very few people were ready for what Wreck-It Ralph was serving when the 2012 film hit theaters. The popular story of a villain becoming the hero felt rather fresh and original back then, making the love letter to video games a surprise hit for the House of Mouse. However, few would have expected Wreck-It Ralph to become just … Continue reading Review: ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ Fails to Live Up to Its Predecessor, But Still a Good Time
In 2008, there was one film that seemed destined for rewatchability above all else. "Pineapple Express" became a breakout hit in August, making it one of the last movies of that summer. It starred James Franco and Seth Rogen, both of whom were still very much on the come up. The movie was stolen by Danny McBride, … Continue reading 2008 in Review: ‘Pineapple Express’
The rise of Judd Apatow in the early 2000s changed comedy. From "Freaks and Geeks" to "Undeclared," and eventually "The 40-Year-Old-Virgin," Apatow's humor and style redefined comedic filmmaking. However, while Apatow himself may have some faults as a filmmaker (seriously, why are his movies so long), his proteges created some of the lasting work of the decade. … Continue reading 2008 in Review: ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’