Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’
 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY LA FILM FEST REVIEW: “Ruby Sparks”

  RUBY SPARKS:  Worth A Ticket – A Narrative Feat   Woody Allen is one of the most influential figures in modern independent film, but his ghost is usually evident in the many romantic comedy-dramas we get each...
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “Suburgatory” – 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...
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THE SKED PILOT REVIEW: “Girls”

> GIRLS – Sundays 10:30PM on HBO – Potential DVR Alert The lion’s share of attention paid to HBO goes to its splashy, big-budget, big-name projects like Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire, Luck and True Blood.&...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Carnage”

  CARNAGE:  Watch It At Home – Polanski and All-Star Cast Miss the Bullseye   The trick about CARNAGE, which is based on the Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, is that despite its pedigree,...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “House Of Lies”

> After a full season, it’s still not clear just what HOUSE OF LIES is. The season finale, written and directed by series creator Matthew Carnahan, centered on what became the show’s main storyline in the latter par...
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THE BIJOU @ TIFF: Whit Stillman’s “Damsels In Distress”

> Whit Stillman has one of the most distinctive voices in American film, and his 13-year absence from the screen barely shows in his new comedy DAMSELS IN DISTRESS; it feels as though, had it been made immediately after The Las...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “Frances Ha” & “Imogene”

  One of the things that happens at film festivals is that as you see many films in back-to-back proximity, mini-trends start to emerge, at least in the mind, and pictures that were made entirely separately, and which may ...
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SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “I Hate My Teenage Daughter”

> 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...
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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 ...
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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Our Idiot Brother”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Family Album”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots FAMILY ALBUM was one of the more buzzed-about FOX pilots of this past development season, and although it’s not on the network’s announced schedule, Deadline reports that it’s ...
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THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Raising Hope”

  RAISING HOPE:  Tuesday 8PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  The town of Natesville, where the Chance clan–Jimmy (Lucas Neff), mom Virginia (Martha Plimpton), dad Burt (Garret Dillahunt) and ancient Maw-Maw (Cloris Leachman...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Franklin & Bash”

        This summer, TNT is airing an ambitious slate of original programming, including the final season of its signature series The Closer, the launches of spinoff Major Crimes and new procedural Perception, a...
by Mitch Salem