Category Archives: Comedy

Pork Pie

Release 2017

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime

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Director: Matt Murphy
Stars: Dean O'Gorman, James Rolleston, Ashleigh Cummings, Antonia Prebble, Matt Whelan
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4834220/

Pork Pie tracks the escapades of a trio of accidental outlaws as they travel the length of the New Zealand in a yellow mini, protesting conformity and chasing lost love, with a posse of cops and a media frenzy hot in their pursuit.

War Machine

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Drama, War

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Director: David Michôd
Writers: Michael Hastings, David Michôd
Stars: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro, Anthony Michael Hall, Emory Cohen
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4758646/

An absurdist war story for our times, writer-director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) recreates a U.S. General's roller-coaster rise and fall as part reality, part savage parody - raising the specter of just where the line between them lies today. His is an exploration of a born leader's ultra-confident march right into the dark heart of folly. At the story's core is Brad Pitt's sly take on a successful, charismatic four-star general who leapt in like a rock star to command NATO forces in Afghanistan, only to be taken down by a journalist's no-holds-barred exposé.

Jonny's Sweet Revenge

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Crime

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Director: Mark David
Writers: Jonathan Beech, Mark David
Stars: Jeff Lorch, Andrea Bowen, Kacy Owens, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Bradley Fowler
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3773210/

Rick and Reni came to California in search of a new lease on life. Unfortunately, all they found was each other... In a last ditch effort to save their struggling relationship, the duo twist their couples' counseling therapy into a plot that would see them turning back into their Texas low-life roots as petty criminals. As has been the case throughout the history of Rick and Reni's calamity plagued relationship, their haphazard scheme to hold up a dive bar goes horribly wrong. When a diverse cast of bar patrons gets caught up in their failed plot, Rick and Reni begin to not only wonder if they'll survive the day, but if they can survive one another.

Free Fire

Release 2016

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller

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Director: Ben Wheatley
Writers: Amy Jump, Ben Wheatley
Stars: Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4158096/

Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.

Spark: A Space Tail

Release 2016

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

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Director: Aaron Woodley
Writers: Doug Hadders, Robert Reece, Adam Rotstein, Aaron Woodley
Stars: Jessica Biel, Susan Sarandon, Hilary Swank, Patrick Stewart, Athena Karkanis
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3228088/

Spark, a teenage monkey and his friends, Chunk and Vix, are on a mission to regain Planet Bana - a kingdom overtaken by the evil overlord Zhong.

The Boss Baby

Release 2017

Genre Animation, Comedy, Family

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Director: Tom McGrath
Writers: Michael McCullers, Marla Frazee
Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3874544/

A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.

The LEGO Batman Movie

Release 2017

Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy

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Director: Chris McKay
Writers: Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern, John Whittington, Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Jerry Siegel, Joe Shuster
Stars: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes, Siri
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4116284/

Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted.

Wilson

Release 2017

Genre Comedy

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Director: Craig Johnson
Writers: Daniel Clowes
Stars: Woody Harrelson, Sandy Oian-Thomas, Shaun Brown, James Robert Miller, Brett Gelman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1781058/

A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time.

Table 19

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Jeffrey Blitz
Writers: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Stars: Anna Kendrick, Rya Meyers, Charles Green, Lisa Kudrow, Craig Robinson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1412528/

Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway, only to find herself seated with five fellow unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19.

The Last Word

Release 2017

Genre Comedy, Drama

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Director: Mark Pellington
Writers: Stuart Ross Fink
Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski, Philip Baker Hall
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5023260/

Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship.

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