While effective at first, Khaled Ridgeway’s feature debut goes from dark comedy to conventional sappiness.
Sacha Baron Cohen returns to mess with America once again, but finds it hard to troll a populace that’s already trolling themselves.
The latest cinematic attempt to understand one of comedy’s most tragic success stories celebrates its subject’s life until it can’t any longer.
Sam Raimi trades scares for slapstick in the thin-but-entertaining third entry in the Evil Dead series.
Multihyphenate Radha Blank makes herself known in her latest, a familiar story with enough of its own flavor.
An under-appreciated work from the filmmaker and a career rebound, Martin Scorsese’s screwball comedy remains one of a kind.
Robert De Niro makes another baffling script choice with a bland family comedy about a spoiled kid who can’t bear to give up his bedroom.
Josh Ruben’s feature debut is cozy company for a bit, but it’s far too drawn-out to do its performances or themes justice.
Sofia Coppola’s latest is a wry, disarming look at our need for love and the willful ignorance it leads to.
Misinterpreted upon its release, Woody Allen’s 1980 comedy is a worthy riff on the likes of 8 1/2 and Sullivan’s Travels.
Something of an unsung classic, Tony Bill’s directorial debut precedes and exceeds its John Hughes peers of the era.
Paul Verhoeven’s infamous 1995 satire isn’t Camp going by Susan Sontag’s definition, but it is one of the great American movies.
Cameron Crowe’s rock and roll dramedy may not be the most realistic tale, but it’s a keen mix of chaotic and crowd-pleasing.
Miranda July’s latest is her most idiosyncratic and self-aware work to date.
Keith Knight & Marshall Todd’s new Hulu series is a sly mix of comedy and real-life issues that makes for a satisfying social comment.
The franchise’s long-awaited third entry is a harmless jaunt that lacks its predecessors’ novelty and surrealism.
Charly Clive stars as a twentysomething struggling with an often misunderstood mental illness.
Rinio Dragasaki’s quirky comedy-drama about an unlikely parent-child relationship means well, but relies on a tiresome trope.