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Comedy

Nancy (the always-glorious Emma Thompson) is a recently-widowed retired schoolteacher. Leo (Daryl McCormack) is a sex worker that Nancy has hired to meet her in a nice hotel room. She makes her reques…
At the start of Downton Abbey: A New Era we are given a quick recap of what's what and who's who by actor Kevin Doyle (who plays the bumbling Moseley), reminding us what the heck has gone on most rece…
Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh) is just trying to do her taxes. Swamped in handwritten receipts for her small business--a struggling laundromat that she runs with her husband Waymond (Ke Huy Quan)--Evelyn find…
Romcoms are a special sort of comfort food, like a big bowl of caramel popcorn, a fuzzy blanket, and soft pants. The setup is totally formulaic: You know that as soon as you meet the leads, that they …
Going into the theater to see a press screening of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, I had the sudden, very-late-in-the-game realization that I have never actually seen the original beloved 1984 comedy classic…
With a name like Bingo Hell, you may not expect a clever allegory of gentrification and the fading luster of the American Dream. But this campy horror-comedy delivers its message of community sticking…
It takes no leap of the imagination to picture Hollywood remaking this film with Liam Neeson as the star. After all, this crime thriller/drama (with just enough twisted humor to make you laugh) is rea…
Show me a horse movie that didn't make me cry. Black Beauty made me openly sob. The triumph of Seabiscuit? Don't even get me started. Heck, my throat starts to catch just even talking about Carol Ball…
I'm sure it's unintentional that the limbo the characters in this film face ironically mirrors that limbo that we all feel having been stuck at home for over a year due to the pandemic. It is certainl…
Rosemary (Emily Blunt) has loved neighbor farm boy Anthony (Jamie Dornan) ever since they were wee children in the Irish countryside. But a misunderstood love rivalry with another girl has led them to…
Joel (Dylan O'Brien) was 17 when an asteroid smashed into Earth, causing various species to mutate and decimate most of the human race. His high school sweetheart, Aimee (Jessica Henwick), fled with h…
Carey Mulligan has had an interesting career. Apple-cheeked and appealing, she often plays nice, strong-willed women, often in period pieces. In Promising Young Woman, you can see she is having a grea…