Tag: comedy

On Clement and Waititi’s What We Do In The Shadows (2014)

by Jacqueline Valencia There are no words that I can find that can accurately express how much I enjoyed this film. It’s a silly romp of a movie with a ridiculous concept, but if anything that’s what makes What We Do In The Shadows work. It’s a mockumentary about vampires.

On Shawn Levy’s This Is Where I Leave You (2014) TIFF

by Jennifer Valencia Shawn Levy brings together a vibrant and brilliant ensemble cast in This Is Where I Leave You, which screened at TIFF this year. I don’t know what it is about family dramas or comedies, but I have a soft spot for them. Family dynamics of all kinds

On Lenny Abrahamson’s Frank (2014)

by Jacqueline Valencia Michael Fassbender plays Frank. Frank creates quirky noise music and he so happens to wear a cartoon mask, not just to make music, but all of the time. Some might consider him weird and enigmatic, others might consider him a genius. Domhnall Gleeson plays Jon. Jon lives at home with his

On Bobcat Goldthwait’s World’s Greatest Dad (2009)

by Jacqueline Valencia Maybe one day, far into the future, I might have picked up this film. I’ve always loved Bobcat Goldthwait, but I haven’t seen any Robin Williams films in a long time. Reviews of his latest weren’t altogether great so I didn’t go out of my way. Yet after I’d heard of

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