Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’
 

 

SCRE4M: Meta Boo!

> Watch It At Home;  The thrills are so postmodern, they don’t seem to be happening in the theater. When the original Scream arrived in 1996, the slaughtering-the-teenagers genre was already old enough to drive; the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Parental Guidance”

  PARENTAL GUIDANCE – Not At Any Price – Stupefying “Family” Sitcom Too Little For the Big Screen This is said with all due respect to a pair of performers who have entertained millions for decades,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED REVIEW: SNL with Daniel Craig

  The heart sank when 15 minutes into tonight’s SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE–the part of the show that’s still supposed to be funny–the first post-monologue sketch was a labored, silly bit that went nowhere ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’S “Man Up” – 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
 

 

 

PREVIEWING TONIGHT POST-OLYMPICS – THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’S “Go On”

  Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and re-scored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  These critiques shouldnR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ SUNDANCE 2013: “In A World…”

  The actress Lake Bell’s feature-film writing/directing debut IN A WORLD… has a fresh slant on showbiz comedy, and it’s both consistently likable and sometimes very funny.  It’s also sloppy, ove...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: NBC’S “Up All Night”

> 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 REVIEW: SNL with Seth MacFarlane

  The opening 15 minutes of the 38th season premiere of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (fun fact:  Barack Obama was 14 years old when the show first went on the air) set a blazing pace that the rest of the show, alas, couldn’t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

LIMITED RELEASES: “Queen to Play,” “Ceremony” and “Meet Monica Velour”

> Today, 3 films from first-time directors: Caroline Bottaro’s marvelous QUEEN TO PLAY is, in a sense, a sports movie.  We have the out-of-nowhere player whose newly-discovered talent shakes up her whole life, the wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

RIO: Cartoon Carnival

> Worth A Ticket; Birds Fly High Enough for Kids, and Adults Too. Click For More Reviews: THOR    PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 4    MIDNIGHT IN PARIS Animation has, over the past decade, passed beyond ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Our Idiot Brother”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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THE BIJOU: “Submarine”

> Worth A Ticket:  A teen movie unlike any other. Richard Ayoade’s emotionally rich SUBMARINE is shaping up as one of the sadder stories of the indie boxoffice season.   It was greeted rapturously at the Toronto...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Wanderlust”



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Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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The Sked: Thursday Ratings September 20 — NBC Thursday…Yikes

NBC Thursday premiered last night, landing in third place with a 1.5 Adult 18-49 rating from 8-11 pm.  A premiere night is often one of the highest rated nights of the year, especially when facing two networks in repeats like ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – NBC’S “Whitney”

> 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