Tag: Adam Devine

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ sets the bar early for animated films in 2017

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ sets the bar early for animated films in 2017

In 2014, critics and audiences alike were shell-shocked at the level of charm that “The Lego Movie” had. It was a funny, beautifully crafted, surprisingly dark and super clever animated film that used its self-awareness to its glorious advantage. Of course, “The Lego Movie” has its inevitable sequel hitting theaters in 2019, but Warner Animation […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’ is acceptable escapist laughs

| July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates’ is acceptable escapist laughs

Comedy is a genre that hasn’t been very kind to me lately. I find myself watching comedy films mostly with a straight face, thinking about the funnier, edgier things that I’ve seen on YouTube with creators far less worried about their integrity. Especially with 2016 starting the year with “Dirty Grandpa,” one of the worst […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Final Girls’ is the most fun you won’t have at the movies this year

| October 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Final Girls’ is the most fun you won’t have at the movies this year

I’m so confused right now. Why wasn’t this given a theatrical release? Sure, the film is playing in like 15 theaters in American mega-cities, but for Charlotte, “The Final Girls” is not going to make an appearance on the big screen. For our quaint little village, we must all enjoy “The Final Girls” on video-on-demand […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ is the rare sequel that is just as good as the original

| May 15, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ is the rare sequel that is just as good as the original

Confession time: I’m a chorus kid, always have been, always will be. In fact, as I write this, I am running backstage tech for my former high school chorus’ spring concert. So it comes as no surprise that “Pitch Perfect” would be right up my alley. Confession time again: I loved “Pitch Perfect” and thought […]

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Adam Devine gives up-and-coming comedians a shot at television in “Adam Devine’s House Party”

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Adam Devine gives up-and-coming comedians a shot at television in “Adam Devine’s House Party”

After three successful seasons of “Workaholics,” Adam Devine has released a new show called “Adam Devine’s House Party.” In this show, Devine has created a unique dynamic between stand-up and sketch comedy. “It’s kind of a hard show to explain when you’re trying to tell people what it’s like because there’s really nothing like it,” […]

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