Tag Archives: Comedy

Play it to the Bone - 1/2*

It’s a boxing movie. It’s a road comedy. It’s a love triangle. It’s an utter disaster. It’s Play it to the Bone. Cesar Dominguez (Antonio Banderas) and Vince Boudreau (Woody Harrelson) are best friends, two has-been boxers well past their … Continue reading

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Galaxy Quest - * * *

Robert Gordon scripted this action comedy in which the cast of a popular science fiction TV show (including Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and Tony Shalhoub) must save a planet, after being abducted by aliens who think the cast … Continue reading

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Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo - 1/2*

Mike Mitchell directs this comedy about a fish-sitter (Rob Schneider) who accidentally becomes a gigolo when he answers one of his client’s phones by mistake. Arja Barreikis, Marlo Thomas, William Forsythe, Gail O’Grady, Eddie Griffin, Amy Poehler and Oded Fehr. … Continue reading

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Dogma - * * 1/2*

Kevin Smith directs this religious comedy about an abortion clinic worker (Linda Fiorentino) who teams up with two holy men, Jay and Silent Bob (Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith) to save humanity. It seems that two renegade angels (Matt Damon and … Continue reading

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Being John Malkovich - * * * 1/2*

Spike Jonze directs this dark comedy about a puppeteer (John Cusack) who discovers the ability to enter the mind of John Malkovich (John Malkovich) for 15 minutes at a time. Catherine Keener will play a love interest of both characters, … Continue reading

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Superstar - * 1/2*

In yet another Saturday Night Live skit-turned-film, Molly Shannon stars as nerdy Catholic schoolgirl Mary Katherine Gallagher, dreaming of superstardom. She enters a talent contest with hopes of winning a part as a film extra. Will Ferrell will play the … Continue reading

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Three to Tango - * *

Damon Santostefano directs this romantic comedy. A businessman (Dylan McDermott) asks his employee (Matthew Perry) to look after his mistress (Neve Campbell), thinking the employee is gay. He’s not…but pretends to be in order to be close to the girl … Continue reading

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Mystery, Alaska - * *

Jay Roach directs this hockey comedy about a small Alaskan town whose local team unexpectedly finds itself in a match against the NY Rangers. Russell Crowe stars as the town’s hockey-playing sheriff, and Mary McCormack will portray his wife, and … Continue reading

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Mumford - * *

Lawrence Kasdan writes and directs Loren Dean as a young psychiatrist named Mumford, who arrives in a town with the same name. A rival psychiatrist (David Paymer) questions his credibility and his identity. Ted Danson, Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, Zooey … Continue reading

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Blue Streak - * * 1/2*

Blue Streak is the merging of two movie staples: the buddy cop movie and the mistaken identity farce. A showcase for Martin Lawrence, the movie wisely keeps him under control. He’s allowed to be humorous and edgy without going over … Continue reading

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