Tag Archives: Dark Comedy

Dark Shadows

Director: Tim Burton Notable Cast: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Lee Miller, Bella Heathcote, Chloe Grace Moretz, Christopher Lee Rating: PG-13 Review:  Remember when Tim Burton’s name used to mean something come … Continue reading

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God Bless America

Director: Bobcat Goldthwait Notable Cast: Joel Murray, Tara Lynne Barr, Melinda Page Hamilton Rating: R Review:  If there’s one word that describes Bobcat Goldthwait and his films, censored would be somewhere dwelling in the basement along with other descriptions like politically … Continue reading

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50/50

Director: Jonathan Levine Notable Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard, Anjelica Huston Rating: R Review:  A comedy about cancer.  I know.  How?  The line about to be teetered on is around as thin as fishing wire.  … Continue reading

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Peep World

Director: Barry W.  Blaustein Notable Cast: Michael C. Hall, Rainn Wilson, Sarah Silverman, Ben Schwartz, Lewis Black, Judy Greer, Kate Mara, Ron Rifkin, Taraji P. Henson, Stephen Tobolowsky Rating: R Review:  To continue my indie film kick, I decided to … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors

Director: Jacob Tierney Notable Cast: Jay Baruchel, Scott Speedman, Emily Hampshire Rating: R Review:  Ah yes, here’s some input from our brothers to the North in the psychological thriller genre.  Coming out of Canada, Good Neighbors (based on the novel … Continue reading

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Burning Palms

Director: Christopher B. Landon Notable Cast: Zoe Saldana, Jamie Chung, Lake Bell, Rosamund Pike, Paz Vega, Shannen Doherty, Nick Stahl, Dylan McDermott, Anson Mount, Peter Macdissi Rating: R Review:  Burning Palms is the directorial debut from Paranormal Activity 2/Disturbia writer … Continue reading

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The Hangover: Part II

Director: Todd Phillips Notable Cast: Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Helms, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Paul Giamatti, Jaime Chung Rating: R Review: “The Hangover: Part II is gonna be exactly like the original, so why would I want to see … Continue reading

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Burke and Hare

Director: John Landis Notable Cast: Simon Pegg, Andy Serkis, Isla Fisher, Tom Wilkinson, Tim Curry, Jessica Hynes, Christopher Lee Rating: R Review: “…Packed with the cream of British comedy talent.”  Yes, I couldn’t agree more.  Pegg, Hynes, Currey, and Stephen … Continue reading

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