Tag Archive: comedy

The Birdcage (1996)

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This past year, Hollywood lost two of its greats, Robin Williams and Mike Nichols. Now I have finally seen the latter direct the former in 1996’s The Birdcage, which is a remake of… Continue reading

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

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It’s rare that we see a movie that has a true sense of timelessness. Oftentimes, we have movies that aren’t even that old, such as 1995’s GoldenEye, which feel hopelessly dated in 2013.… Continue reading

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Shoot ‘Em Up (2007)

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This summer, so far, barring Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, was one of some pretty lackluster action movies for me. With that in mind, I went back to 2007’s Shoot ‘Em Up. Shoot ‘Em… Continue reading

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Amelie (2001)

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I have to admire European, particularly French, movies in general. Their directors are generally less afraid of deviating from what are considered accepted filmmaking conventions. Of course, then you have the French classic… Continue reading

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Super Troopers (2001)

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I’ll admit that I’m not really a fan of low-brow humor. However, I decided to check out Broken Lizard’s Super Troopers based on the recommendation of a friend. It is tough times for… Continue reading

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Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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I have to admit that I miss the time when there was such thing as pure comedy. I mean comedy without all that shock value (I’m looking at you, Project X) or political… Continue reading

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Office Space (1999)

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It is layoff season at a software company, and programmer Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston) has come to the realization that he hates his job. He sees a shrink hoping to be able to… Continue reading

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