Category: Comedy

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Chicks rule in Bridesmaids

Some people say that women aren’t funny. In fact, in the grand history of comedy, women have been mostly relegated to playing girlfriends and wives of the leading men. Even today, many of comedy’s...

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Paul taps into shared geek knowledge

Any movie written by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, starring Seth Rogen and Kristen Wiig and featuring a scene set at Comic Con is right up my alley, so naturally, I was very excited for...

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An Idiot Abroad finally comes to the U.S.

Before Ricky Gervais was pissing people off at the Golden Globes or writing the original version of The Office with friend and writing partner Stephen Merchant, he was marveling at the brain of Karl...

‘Dinner for Schmucks’ will leave you hungry for more Galifianakis and Clement 2

‘Dinner for Schmucks’ will leave you hungry for more Galifianakis and Clement

If a film stars Jemaine Clement and Zach Galifianakis, I will see it. It doesn’t matter if it’s funny, if it’s got special effects, if it’s Oscar-quality, or even if it’s feature length, I’ll...

Three Trashwire writers agree: Kick-Ass kicks ass 0

Three Trashwire writers agree: Kick-Ass kicks ass

Any filmmaker will tell you, it’s hard to please film critics. Sure, audiences might love your film, but nerdy film geeks like myself might hold it to a different standard. Impressing one critic is...

Fey and Carell have great comedic chemistry in ‘Date Night’ 0

Fey and Carell have great comedic chemistry in ‘Date Night’

It’s no secret that I love Tina Fey. As she so brilliantly put in it 30 Rock, “she is my heroine, and by that I mean lady hero and not that I want to...