Tagged: comedy

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Feels Good Man: Froggy Bottom, by David Bax

There’s a good chance that a mere glimpse at the image of Pepe the Frog fills you with disgust. The cartoon amphibian’s pillowy features have adorned so much digital hate speech that he’s entered the hall of fame of villainous...

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I Do Movies Badly: The Lost Boys

When Joel Schumacher took over directing The Lost Boys, he made some big changes to the initial idea including making the vampires older, making them sexier, and, by extension, making our heteronormative, boring suburban family protagonists the “others.” Read Alcy Leyva’s “30 Years...

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Spree: Post Modern, by David Bax

Self-documentation and broadcast is so commonplace now that describing Eugene Kotlyarenko’s Spree as a “found footage” movie is like calling your phone a “cellphone.” It’s a vestigial term that marks the speaker as a remnant of a time when the...

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She Dies Tomorrow: Get It Over With, by David Bax

It may only be Amy Seimetz’s second feature directorial effort but she’s been around long enough–producing, writing and acting in great movies–that she’s able to gather an all-star cast of cool kids for her thrillingly metaphysical, depressingly hilarious She Dies...

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Movie Meltdown: Rick and Morty: The Movie

This episode we ask the disturbing question – what if they made a live-action Rick and Morty movie? We attempt to come up with casting options, choices for directors and we delve into the overall themes of the show and how that...

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Monday Movie: Ball of Fire, by David Bax

Howard Hawks was a gobsmackingly prolific director who mastered a variety of genres. As such, there is a multitude of movies that come to mind upon hearing his name, from crime dramas like Scarface and The Big Sleep to Westerns...