BAD MOMS, Good Movie: Funny, Irreverent, and Heartwarming
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BAD MOMS, Good Movie: Funny, Irreverent, and Heartwarming

As a parent, it’s easy to sympathize with wife and mother, Amy Mitchell (Mila Kunis). No parent goes through life without at some point wanting…

The Archivist XLVIII: Time Traveling Back To My Youth with AIRBORNE and IF LOOKS COULD KILL
The Archivist

The Archivist XLVIII: Time Traveling Back To My Youth with AIRBORNE and IF LOOKS COULD KILL

  The year is 1994, I am 13 years old, and I am spending the night at my best friend’s house. My friend’s parent are…

Mike Hits the Birbig Time: The Brilliance of DON’T THINK TWICE
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Mike Hits the Birbig Time: The Brilliance of DON’T THINK TWICE

Mike Birbiglia is known to comedy fans as a hardworking road comic, actor, and writer. His comedy is often very raw and honest, as well…

Fantasia Festival 2016: The Hunt is Over, WILDERPEOPLE Found in Year’s Best Feel-Good Family Film
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Fantasia Festival 2016: The Hunt is Over, WILDERPEOPLE Found in Year’s Best Feel-Good Family Film

  Outside of a few of the less traditional animated fare, it’s not too often that a family film suitable for all (most) ages is…

Fantasia Festival 2016: Addison Timlin Shines in LITTLE SISTER
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Fantasia Festival 2016: Addison Timlin Shines in LITTLE SISTER

  25 year old Philadelphia native (the best city in the world, of course), Addison Timlin, first appeared on my radar as the sweet and…

Fantasia Festival 2016: SLASH is Fun and Quirky Awkwardness
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Fantasia Festival 2016: SLASH is Fun and Quirky Awkwardness

  On Saturday night, Clay Liford’s kickstarted indie comedy gem Slash took Montreal by storm. Fantasia Fest opened Thursday for the 20th anniversary festival, going…

VICE PRINCIPALS: McBride Delivers Uncomfortable Comedy
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VICE PRINCIPALS: McBride Delivers Uncomfortable Comedy

Jody Hill and Danny McBride are among comedy’s most interesting collaborators, and their work often portrays characters who are utterly repulsive on the surface, casual…

ZOOTOPIA, Another Disney Classic in the Making
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ZOOTOPIA, Another Disney Classic in the Making

When I got out of my first viewing of Zootopia, I raved about how Pixar had done it again. A little while later, a friend…

PODCAST: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 215: SWISS ARMY MAN (w/ Kevin Talley)
Podcast

PODCAST: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 215: SWISS ARMY MAN (w/ Kevin Talley)

MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Gives the Girls an Equal Opportunity to Screw Things Up
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MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Gives the Girls an Equal Opportunity to Screw Things Up

Every year, there seems to be a lower budget comedy that proves a surprise hit, with a winning combination of (juvenile) humor and cast chemistry…