The "difficult second album" from Zucker, Abrahams & Zucker had a lot to live up to. Benjamin Cox looks at a film that has been overshadowed by genuine spoof classics and thinks this film deserves more.
Natalie wakes up inside of a world straight out of a romantic comedy with everyone in her life playing the stereotypical supporting cast as she must find love in order to escape back into her own reality.
Before the parody film became witless rehashes of more successful films, there were people like Jim Abrahams who fought to keep things genuinely funny. Benjamin Cox feels the need for speed.
Cockneys, criminals and comedy - oh my! Benjamin Cox revisits a modern British classic and wonders why Ritchie hasn't produced anything as good ever since.
This is a non-spoiler review of “The Little Hours” starring Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Aubrey Plaza, and more!
The inner zombie of adulthood. Shaun of the Dead is one of my favorite zombie comedy movies of all time. Excellent dry British humor, social criticism and zombie fun.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Stuber” starring Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Natalie Morales, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” starring Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, and more!
It was a dark day two years ago when director Steven Soderbergh announced he was retiring from directing. Not “life-changing” dark or “crime against humanity” dark, but still—he’s ...
The Duff was one of the most entertaining movies to come out in 2015. Are you looking for other movies like it? You've landed in a right spot.
The creators of 'South Park' bring us an action comedy that has as much to say about celebrity culture and US politics as it has laughs. Benjamin Cox gets ready to rock.
Robin Williams revisits the classic man-in-drag movie with an impressive performance and loads of schmaltz. Benjamin Cox revisits one of his most-loved roles as the housemaid with a big secret.
This is a non-spoiler review of “The Hustle” starring Rebel Wilson, Anne Hathaway, Alex Sharp, and more!
Quentin Dupieux is a master of absurdity and he reels in The Artist's lead actor, Jean Dujardin, for an incredible performance in his latest film that is somehow charming despite being a compulsive liar and a serial killer. Deerskin is so insane and hilarious that it's brilliant.
In my history classes, I have students do a written assignment in which they historically evaluate a feature film that relates to class material. In other words, they must distinguish historically valuable information in the movie from material that...
Baywatch returns after a nearly three decade absence. Not even Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron trying to out-beefcake one another can save this decomposing beached whale of a film.
Hugh Grant & Julia Roberts do what they do best in a rom-com from the 'Four Weddings And A Funeral' team. Benjamin Cox fights off the deja vu.
It seems a long time ago that Johnny Knoxville and his buddies kept late-night MTV viewers entertained. Benjamin Cox assesses whether such antics work on a big screen and with a big budget.
Leslie Nielsen enjoyed a career revival after 'Airplane!' and he returned as bumbling Frank Drebin in the first of three films based on a short-lived sit-com. Benjamin Cox is laughing all the way.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Meet the Blacks” starring Mike Epps, Zulay Henao, Bresha Webb, and more!
The Lobster is a film that can tell you how you view relationships. When you reach the end of the movie, how you decipher the main character's fate says a lot about you. How many other movies can do that?
Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan star in this hilarious but thoroughly engaging romantic comedy, putting a spotlight on the challenges of not only interracial relationships, but human relationships.
Just a week after Netflix dropped the haunting and ghastly Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile on us—chronicling the life and times of serial killer Ted Bundy—they grace us with the utterly mindless and frothy Wine Country, an estrogen-loaded, SNL-alum-heavy vino-fest. I’m not sure the ...
Hollywood's A-list gathers for the smoothest, slinkiest heist movie you'll ever see. Benjamin Cox studies the odds and puts it all on red.
Did you ever think you'd be laughing out loud and feeling sympathetic towards Tonya Harding 23 years later? I, Tonya does just that and it should be playing in most theaters now.
Wyrm is that special kind of film that deserves to be seen by anyone and everyone. Hilarious with just the right amount of emotional trauma. Wyrm is a portrayal of the awkward kid's clumsy stumble into puberty and beyond. It is so incredibly moving and excellent. See it if you can.
This is a non-spoiler review of “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” starring Tim Blake Nelson, James Franco, Liam Neeson, and more!
These are some of the most underrated comedies of all time and they deserve more attention than they have received.
Tom Hanks & Meg Ryan reunite in this modern romantic comedy but nobody told them how quickly technology moves on. Benjamin Cox prepares to boot up.
Breaking news: Will Ferrell's news-based comedy is a real blast of supreme silliness! Benjamin Cox talks to us live now from the scene...
An analysis of how True Romance subverts the conventions of the road movie genre as a postmodern cinematic classic.
Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron star in the new comedy which has been getting a lot of praise from critics. Does this movie live up to the hype?
Rafe prepares to start his new life at a new school, but he's harassed by a school principal that cares more about rules that suit his interests than the students. Now, it's time to break some rules.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Gringo” starring David Oyelowo, Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of "Fist Fight" starring Charlie Day, Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan, and more!
The good thing about an 11 hour flight is the opportunity to catch up on films you've already missed such as this captivating period comedy-drama. Benjamin Cox delves into this award-winning and unusual film and orders the chicken.
Six years after terrifying kids in cinemas, the dangerous little critters returned to wreck some comical havoc in the Big Apple. Clearly, someone somewhere hadn't learned their lesson! Benjamin Cox decides to stop snacking after midnight.
Back in 2007, Ryan Gosling made weird and unusual captivating and delightful in one of Craig Gillespie's first films as a director. Sometimes all you need to overcome your introverted personality is a sex doll with a heart of gold.
If Blockers is wrong, I’m not entirely sure I want to be right. The super-raunchy comedy directed by first-timer Kay Cannon (who wrote the Pitch Perfect trilogy) is as off-color as Superbad, American Pie, or any other film of that ilk, with enough penis jokes, vomit, and reckless ...
"Home Alone" is a Christmas classic. However, every time I watch it, I can't help but ask a few questions.
This is a non-spoiler review of “The Disaster Artist” starring James Franco, Dave Franco, Ari Graynor, and more!
Ones from the streets and the other is rocking the silk sheets, but who is the better con artist? Who cares.
This is the part where I usually include a plot synopsis of the film. Too bad there is no plot. This is Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly dressed up as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson while they perform endless sophomoric adlibbing, scream violently at the top of their lungs, and poor physical comedy.
The King might not be dead and is actually engaged in a battle with the undead? Now that's what I call a premise! Benjamin Cox looks at a true cult classic, an indie horror comedy that is much better than its low budget suggests.
Mel Brooks' beloved western spoof remains as popular as it ever was, becoming one of his most cherished pictures. Benjamin Cox puts down the beans and never gives a film an even break!
This is a non-spoiler review of “Pitch Perfect 3” starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, and more!
The classic Eighties comedy gets Benjamin Cox's critical eye cast over it. Does it stand up to such scrutiny or is it as much fun as changing a nappy? The answers lie here.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Holmes & Watson” starring Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes, and more!
Seasonal rom-com alert! With Christmas fast approaching, don't be surprised to see this vapid chick flick popping up in the schedules soon. Benjamin Cox reaches for the bucket.
The film which came to define American teen movies, this over-cooked blend of sex farce and high-school comedy has dated as well as an actual apple pie. Benjamin Cox isn't too fond of this recipe.
This is a non-spoiler review of “The Week Of” starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi, and more!
An in depth look at the morals (or lack thereof) in two dark comedies, Dr. Strangelove and Pulp Fiction.
Spike Lee's retelling of Ron Stallworth's 1979 infiltration into the KKK is intriguing from start to finish and leaves plenty to contemplate in how it relates to the events of today.
Mel Brooks is a comedy legend with dozens of films under his belt. But how does each film compare to the others?
It's exactly what you'd expect of a film featuring Kevin Hart and The Rock. It's not amazing, but it is good, and it's hard to ask for more from a film like this.
This is a non-spoiler review of "Sleeping with Other People" starring Alison Brie, Jason Sudeikis, Jason Mantzoukas, and more!
The Max Winkler directed R-rated comedic drama stars Zoey Deutch and is now playing in theaters. The film also stars Dylan Gelula, Maya Eshet, Joey Morgan, Kathryn Hahn, Tim Heidecker, Adam Scott, and Eric Edelstein.
These days, addiction, more specifically internet addiction, are hot topics. Young mens brains are being rewired by high speed internet porn. This results in unrealistic views on sex, women, and, in some cases, serious compulsive behavior. Don Jon incorporates some of these problems.
Hard to imagine these days but there was a time when Mike Myers had the world at his feet. Benjamin Cox takes a look back at the debut of his most successful character by far. Baby!
Grace Manning is a 20-something alcoholic that was left in charge as a toy company's C.E.O. But when she makes the naive decision to discontinue the "Eve" doll, her own "Eve" doll comes to life in order to teach her the error of her ways and save the "Eve" doll toy line!
What do you get when you create a film that is 98% comedy, 68% action, 30% awkward, and 4% respectful of the original? A brainless action-adventure with little heart that will attract the new gen.
With a forthcoming trip back to Vegas in the near future, Benjamin Cox thought this film would get him in the mood. Except, Vegas has moved on considerably since the Sixties.
Literature's most famous single lady burst onto the big screen in an all-star rom-com. But is it worth bothering with, especially if you're a middle-aged and overweight and male film critic? Benjamin Cox grabs a bottle of chardonnay and finds out.
Do you like movies whose characters are completely socially awkward? Do you like cringing in your seat watching them get into one bizarre situation after another? Then these are the movies for you!
Look no further than the title of Netlifx’s most recent throw-away, night-with-the-girls rom-com to get a clear sense of what this thing is all about and where we’re headed. Falling Inn Love makes no effort at all to hide what it is—a paint-by-numbers bit of cheesiness that takes an age-old ...
Home Alone is the most successful Christmas-themed movie of all time, grossing a massive $476.7 million on an $18 million budget. In honor of the Christmas season being upon us, let's take a look at some zany facts about the beloved Christmas staple.
It's a safe bet that no one wakes up jonesing for an indie flick about two sociopathic, rich-kid, teen-aged girls who plot to murder an adult with the help of a drug-dealing loser—but once you see Thoroughbreds, you may find yourself thankful for the 90 minutes well spent. The black-as-night ...
2006's The Holiday is a sweet romantic comedy with an all-star cast including Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black. When Christmas comes around, the film continues to become a beloved holiday staple. Here are 24 heart-warming facts about The Holiday.
The Man Who Killed Don Quixote had a one night special theatrical screening via Fathom Events on April 10, 2019. It just finished a one-week run at a local Alamo Drafthouse. It's now available to rent streaming via Amazon Prime, YouTube, Google Play, and Vudu.
Director Steve Carr has made a nice little living for himself directing pleasant family films. Not great family films, and certain not memorable family films, but tolerable little diversions like ...
With the sequel currently pulling in audiences, Benjamin Cox looks back at the original with something of a shudder. But on reflection, you can at least thank them for the music.
“Bridget Jones’ Diary” is a great rom-com. Here are 7 similar feel-good, romantic, and funny movies that you will like if you enjoyed “Bridget Jones.”
Click here for 10 movies like/similar to Superbad. These films are all realted to Superbad in some way. Even if it is just because they are funny experiences of teenagers!
Maggie Smith moves further away from Hogwarts and into the role of a very strange woman indeed. Benjamin Cox settles down to enjoy a well-acted comic drama from the pen of Alan Bennett.
'Zombieland' is a beloved cult classic. Ten years later we got ourselves a sequel. A good sequel? A bad sequel? A sequel sequel that sequelizes a sequel that sequels more than any other sequel? I don't know, why don't you click yourselves on in here to find out?
Atkinson stops goofing around long enough to return to his bumbling secret agent character. But is it an improvement on the original? Benjamin Cox has written this review for your eyes only.
Watching 1988’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, a deliciously wicked tale of grifters (Michael Caine and Steve Martin) trying to one-up each other in the beautiful South of France, you’ll oddly find yourself rooting for the “bad guys” throughout, grateful to be in on the con. Twenty-one years later, as ...
In 1986's "Hamburger: The Motion Picture," Russell needs to earn a college degree to receive his inheritance. When he enrolls at Buster Burger U., a fast-food training school, hilarity ensues!
This is a non-spoiler review of “The Ridiculous 6” starring Adam Sandler, Terry Crews, Jorge Garcia, and more!
Two mobsters meet and form an intimate connection, in this incredible, heartwarming, awe-inspiring love story for the ages.
Adam McKay's idiotic comedy starring Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, Steve Karell, David Koechner is just as dumb as it was when it hit theaters 14 years ago, but its one-liners are also just as epic. It's like Dumb and Dumber, but with more Sex Panther.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is a movie that provides a perfect template for analyzing the current social perception on women.
Crimes and Misdemeanors is one of Woody Allen's best movies. If you're a fan of his typical drama with some comedic flair, you should watch it. Overall, I'm not the biggest fan of the neurotic director.
Just two months after a silly remake of a campy TV show hit theaters, we barely have time to blink before we get another. Unfortunately, as with CHIPS, the modern-day ...
Pythons Cleese and Palin reunite to deliver a delightfully old-fashioned crime caper that benefits from a sublime cast and an experienced director. Benjamin Cox dips his toe in the water to see what's what.
You better watch out... Benjamin Cox brings you a festive warning about not just the worst Christmas film of all time but a possible contender for the worst film ever. A vegan nut roast is more appealing than this Christmas turkey!
Isn't it a shame that some of the best have been forgotten? First on the list, we bring you June Bride, which is not the cliched, trite sort of story that the title might convey. Would Bette Davis, the acknowledged First Lady of Hollywood, have...
Keeping Up with the Joneses is like a mentally challenged man who manages to stumble into the broom closet and miraculously emerges on a unicycle while juggling chainsaws.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil” starring Tyler Labine, Alan Tudyk, Katrina Bowden, and more!
Take one beloved kids' TV show from the Eighties, make a movie and print money. Easy, right? Well, you might think so - Benjamin Cox finds his heart sinking as this bumbled adaptation falls flat.
Another film from the Eighties featuring robots coming to life but no sign of Arnold Schwarzenegger here. Benjamin Cox revisits his childhood and discovers that nothing ages quite like technology.
Steven Soderbergh's triumphant return to feature film directing is set in the country and throws a group of hillbillies into a bank vault heist during a Nascar race. That's right, America!
Although still in his thirties, Benjamin Cox has enough grey hairs to justify seeing this bright and unusual picture with the cream of British talent.
British cockney zombie slashing humor. I expected better, it's ok for a zombie movie, but it only touches the heals of classics like Shaun of the Dead.
Sometimes you love a movie so much, you overlook the blemishes. In BTTF ("Back to the Future") there are a couple of scenes that come across funny and awful at the same time. You'llllll see!
Sometimes, you gotta hold your hands up and admit you were surprised. Benjamin Cox does just that with this gem of an action comedy that isn't big or clever but a whole lotta fun.
Long before Christian Grey and his fifty shades, E. Edward Grey was a pioneer in the celluloid field of work-based S&M. Benjamin Cox looks at a provocative indie drama that doesn't rely on exploitation.
James and Dave Franco fuel the fires of fandom for The Room with an excellent comedy centered on Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau, bad actors in a bad movie, but a great source for this good one.
Romantic comedies will always hold a special place in our hearts. Many of these films have become beloved classics that we can't help but watch again and again. Let's take a look at some fun facts about the most iconic romantic comedies.
If you are looking for an off-kilter kind of fun Christmas film, then then this one is most assuredly up your ally.
A rare gem in the public domain, the movie is funny in its own right. It's also an interesting glimpse at how people viewed the press and politics at the time.
A sunny and very handsome trip back to the late nineties in a high school is an unlikely setting for a Shakespearean comedy but it kinda works, for the most part. Benjamin Cox enters stage left and takes a bow.
For a while, this rom-com came to symbolise the rebirth of the British film industry after many years in the doldrums. Benjamin Cox looks back at a modern classic and wonders if it still cuts the mustard today.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Game Night” starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdans, Kyle Chandler, and more!
If you like fifteen minutes worth of story briefly sprinkled into an hour and forty-five minutes of really obnoxious adlibbing, then this is for you!
A film so beloved that its title has since passed into popular folklore, even being added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Benjamin Cox looks back at a movie that he's happy to relive over and over again.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas! Unless you're reading this in summer - in which case, Benjamin Cox regrets reviewing a festive flick when the weather's sunny. Sorry!
Swimming with Sharks is a 1994 black comedy that received mostly positive reviews upon its release. However, according to Internet forums, many viewers remain divided about the film's ending.
This is a non-spoiler review of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" starring Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of "Home Again" starring Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Nat Wolff, and more!
Finally finding a signature movie role, Rowan Atkinson's spy spoof is definitely the best movie ever... based on a credit card commercial. Benjamin Cox explains.
Not content with spoofing westerns, Mel Brooks turned his attention to classic horror with this parody film from 1974. But is this his best picture? Benjamin Cox throws the switch and gets electrocuted.
These movies like "The First Time" will remind you that sometimes, you'll find true love when you least expect it.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Sister Act” starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, Kathy Najimy, and more!
One of the seminal movies of the eighties remains an engrossing and entertaining watch despite some less-than-stellar sequels and reboots. Who you gonna call? Benjamin Cox, of course!
Lisa, Mitchell, and Hunter are willing to do everything in their power to stop their daughters from losing their virginity on prom night.
Romantic comedies have become a beloved film genre (and guilty pleasure) for many moviegoers. Even the best rom-coms are full of clichés, and many poke fun at just how frequently they re-occur. Let's take a look at the top 10 romantic romantic comedy movie clichés.
By my count there are at least a half-dozen things the women in A Bad Moms Christmas do that would get normal (not in the movies, that is) people arrested. From public pot-smoking in broad daylight...
This is a non-spoiler review of “Instant Family” starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of "Always Be My Maybe" starring Ali Wong, Randall Park, James Saito, and more!
2018 is a very great year for romantic comedy movies on Netflix. A number of these movies made wave this past year and dominated the screens of the modern day audiences. Today, I'm listing down 5 of the best and most talked about teen and young-adult rom-com Netflix movies of 2018.
Mel Brooks' outrageous parody of all things sci-fi is one of his more popular films but is it all Schwartz and no trousers? Only one way to find out - read Benjamin Cox's thoughts on the film.
This culture-clash sports comedy remains hugely popular years after its release. But should it? Benjamin Cox works hard not to say "beer can" in this review.
As the Yuletide season rolls around once again, Benjamin Cox celebrates by looking back at possibly one of the most unconventional Christmas films ever made.
Here Comes the Boom is a dumb movie that gets enough benefit from it's good points to overcome it's flaws and also be an entertaining movie. Fans of Henry Winkler and/or sports movies should enjoy it.
To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand—IMDB. 3/5.
A jaded cop and his wife head abroad for the honeymoon they've always wanted. After an impromptu invitation abroad a millionaire's cruise ship, they're framed for crimes they didn't commit.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Crazy Rich Asians” starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, and more!
My take on Danny Boyle's movie about The Beatles and what would happen if everyone except a few people forgot their music and legacy.
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang has Shane Black in the director's chair for the first time combining noir and comedy like no one else can. With memorable and hysterical performances from both Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang has not only aged well but is still one of Black's best films.
Boots Riley has delivered one of the most original comedies of the year. Starring Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, and Jermaine Fowler, Sorry to Bother You is an unusually brilliant comedy that is unlike anything you've ever seen.
Since its release on April 30, 2004, the American teen comedy Mean Girls has become a beloved cult classic among fans everywhere. In honor of the film's upcoming 15th anniversary, let's take a look at 24 super fetch facts that you might not know.
Is it possible that Sony greenlit Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle with the pitch that it’s The Breakfast Club set in a rainforest? Sure enough, a detentioned jock, nerd, princess, and outcast ...
The Pythons bring their surrealist humour to the legend of King Arthur and the results are truly low budget. However, for Benjamin Cox, this could be one of the funniest films he ever seen.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Ocean’s 8” starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, and more!
One of my favorite romantic-comedies ever, only surpassed on my list perhaps by “When Harry met Sally” Here are the reasons why you should give it a chance.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Murder Mystery” starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Evans, and more!
Anyone up for a raucous night out with lots of sassy ladies? Frankly, Benjamin Cox prefers a quiet night with his wife down the pub.
2011's The FP is so absurd that it's great. Now writer and director Jason Trost is back with a crowdfunded sequel that is twice as ridiculous and double the awesome even if the ducks aren't what they used to be.
Are you ready to laugh and cry and maybe contemplate your existence a little? The best comedies of 2011 have been compiled in one place for your scrolling pleasure. So what are you waiting for? Get watching!
The film that not only popularised the mockumentary but came to define it - Rob Reiner's classic love letter to rock and metal bands remains just as funny as it ever was. Benjamin Cox goes to eleven to explain why.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Half Magic” starring Heather Graham, Angela Kinsey, Stephanie Beatriz, and more!
Though far from being the first spoof film, Airplane! went on to become one of its very best examples. Looks like Benjamin Cox picked the wrong time to quit writing articles!
Five years ago a brilliant, nutso movie with a stellar cast (Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson, Colin Farrell, Abbie Cornish) came and went with barely a whimper. Martin McDonagh’s Seven ...
This is a non-spoiler review of “Daddy’s Home 2” starring Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, John Lithgow, and more!
Jim Carrey blasted into stardom after this goofball comedy, which hasn't dated as well as you might think. Benjamin Cox decks himself out in Dolphins gear (he's a fan) and investigates for himself.
Hollywood's greatest musical is a powerhouse of a picture full of fun, colour, joy and song. Benjamin Cox has a smile on his face.
Another Christmas movie? Anyone would think the holidays are around the corner at this rate! Anyway, Benjamin Cox locks away his Micro Machines and looks back at this modern cult classic.
The second part of the so-called Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, this film takes every action cliché in history and relocates to sleepy Somerset. Time for Benjamin Cox to get real!
This is a non-spoiler review of “Isn’t It Romantic” starring Rebel Wilson, Adam Devine, Liam Hemsworth, and more!
Possibly the worst American remake of a French film ever, this movie is about as funny as falling down stairs. Despite talented performers, the film is an absolute car crash with no survivors. Benjamin Cox calls the police.
Pete and Ellie are a loving couple that one day decide to take on the responsibility of fostering three children, soon realizing that it's not quite as easy as they thought it would be.
This is a non-spoiler review of “A Bad Moms Christmas” starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of “Jumanji: The Next Level” starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, and more!
Tim Burton's 1988 beloved cult classic film Beetlejuice stars Michael Keaton as the devious titular character. Since its release, the film has become a fan-favorite for Halloween. With an impressive cast including Winona Ryder, Alec Baldwin, and Geena Davis, Beetlejuice became a smash hit.
I explore how strong endings are crucial for romantic comedies and can help them transcend the cookie cutter reputation that they have been stuck with throughout the years.
Refining what he thought a bad film was, Benjamin Cox reluctantly looks back at one of the worst British films he's ever had to endure. This is why reviewing films, sometimes, sucks!
Comedy and deception? It happens all the time on the Big Screen. Not all movie laughs come without a price to society.
I attended the 15th annual Fantastic Fest in Austin, TX for five of its eight days from September 19-23, 2019. Jojo Rabbit was one of the first films I saw. Releasing theatrically nationwide October 18, Taika Waititi is seriously one of the funniest and sincere filmmakers working today.
The Ghostbusters franchise has had an awesome life. There have been 3 movies, two TV series, and a bunch of comic book series. But there are a few things that I need answers to, and I don't know who to call.
Perhaps not the biggest film in either Fey or Carell's careers but 'Date Night' is a solid if unspectacular watch. Benjamin Cox makes a reservation while wondering why it didn't do better.
On March 31, 1999, the teen comedy drama 10 Things I Hate About You hit theaters and would go on to become a beloved cult classic. The film would help propel the careers of many of its young stars, including Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles and Joseph-Gordon Levitt. Here are some facts about the hit film.
Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart bring a ton of laughs in this epic sequel, which can entertain and stand alone despite its slightly uneven pacing and poorly-developed villain.
Bill Watterson's quirky, fantastic, and incredible adventure comedy is now available on VOD. If you feel like cinema has been lacking in creativity as of late, this is the type of film to turn to.
Bollywood goes zombie invasion. Well, it's a comedy and while I enjoy zombie comedy, it's not that easy to do right. This one is often a miss, although I do like the Goa setting, including a beach run.