Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’
 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL With Mick Jagger

  Mick Jagger isn’t exactly known for his comedy stylings.  But the man knows a little bit about performing, and he was an extremely game host for tonight’s 37th season finale of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE.  He didn...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Up All Night”

>   A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “We Bought A Zoo”

    WE BOUGHT A ZOO:  Worth A Ticket – Cameron Crowe Pays His Dues and Keeps His Dignity   There’s a classic line in Albert Brooks’s incredibly prescient 1979 Real Life where Brooks, as the pro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU: Captain America: The First Boxoffice

> The Hollywood Reporter has some rough early numbers for Friday’s boxoffice, and the news looks good for CAPTAIN AMERICA:  THE FIRST AVENGER.  Including Thursday midnight grosses of $4M, it seems to be around $...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Parks & Recreation”

  If NBC’s Thursday night sitcoms were a movie about college roommates, The Office would be the one who doesn’t study or do the work but still gets better grades than anyone else, 30 Rock would be the teacher&#...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: CBS’s “2 Broke Girls”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Wilfred”

WILFRED – Thursday 10PM on FX   WHERE WE WERE:  Ryan (Elijah Wood) is a burnt-out young lawyer who’s quit his job and is in such a state of depression that he attempts suicide.  One day an attractive new neig...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’S “Last Man Standing” – PREMIERING TONIGHT

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED: Premiering Tonight

> Click below for reviews of tonight’s premieres: SUITS (USA) review WILFRED (FX) review
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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “30 Minutes Or Less”





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LIMITED RELEASE: “Henry’s Crime”

> Watch It At Home:  Petty larceny. Sometimes casting can be too good:  Keanu Reeves playing a guy who pretty much sleepwalks through his own life is practically redundant.  His whole style, from the very start o...
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THE BEAVER: Chew On This

> Watch It At Home:  Gibson Delivers, The Movie Wobbles As you may have heard, the new comedy-drama THE BEAVER stars a guy named Mel Gibson, who used to be a big-time movie star.  (It’s actually a surprise to re...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Our Idiot Brother”

    OUR IDIOT BROTHER – Watch It At Home:  Sitcom On A Big Screen   Although it premiered at Sundance, OUR IDIOT BROTHER was an “independent film” only in a technical sense:  it was produced on a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” – Palatably Painless

> Watch It At Home: Fodder For the Undemanding Young One of the running gags in MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS is that the birds are fascinated by old Charlie Chaplin movies, and can be kept calm for hours just by placing them in ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “That’s My Boy”

THAT’S MY BOY:  Not Even For Free – Low-Rent Even For Sandler   THAT’S MY BOY is 116 minutes long.  I mention that up front because, for those of us who consider time spent watching Adam Sandler movies ...
by Mitch Salem