Lily Tomlin bursts through the ho-hum safe and silly bromides in Admission as the comedy legend she is. Playing the hippie/feminist mom of Tina Fey’s main character, an admissions officer at Princeton, Tomlin helps rescue a a film that often has trouble walking and chewing gum simultaneously. The film splits itself between satirical comedy and [...]
8:30 – Opening! Well, the Oscars are classy as ever. There’s a theme now? Music should be an interesting, and it will be cool to see how they show it. There are some cool facts within the speech we’ve all heard before, and of course the nominee-related jokes. Bad jokes too. Chris Brown and Rihanna? [...]
Trailer Tuesday is back! The column where Cinedork’s staff of writers guide you through the ABCs of new trailers, taking a look at what’s awesome, what’s bizarre, and what’s just cringe-worthy in upcoming movies. This week, the crew takes a look at an upcoming Hansel & Gretel movie (not the one you’re thinking of), a movie starring [...]
Judd Apatow blends honest, quirky relationship observations with sometimes hilarious, sometimes banal potty jokes in This is 40. In other words, it’s another Apatow flick. Paradoxically, the humor elements in this film seem to have a good time coexisting with the slice-of-life stresses of a marriage strained by child-rearing and financial woes. My veneration for [...]
Trailer Tuesday is a column in which Cinedork’s staff of writers guides you through the ABCs of new trailers, taking a look at what’s awesome, what’s bizarre, and what’s cringe-worthy about upcoming movies. Adding some of our own insights, we assess what to expect. This week, Chikira, Lauren and Nick break down an awesome, bizarre, [...]
If you’re looking for an average and mildly amusing movie to see this movie Take Me Home Tonight is the perfect fit. The references are confusing, the story is bland, and the ideas are just… well… not there. This film feels unpolished and bland. Topher Grace is typical Topher Grace in this film. I don’t [...]
In this weekly feature, I will be taking a look at the new home video releases and telling you which ones you should take a look at and which ones you shouldn’t waste your hard-earned cash on. I’m going to make it easy for you by choosing one (yes, one) movie that’s worthy of being added to your collection as well as one TV series that’s great for all of you television junkies out there and a documentary to get your facts straight. The next section will be filled with a few second choices which also will be worth checking out if you missed them in theaters. At the end will be a list of everything else that either I haven’t seen, or isn’t worth your time. Alright, here we go!