Suggested alternate title: Love in the Time of Cynicism.
From the moment you see Jimmy Shive-Overly (Chris Geere) taking pictures of his junk during a wedding toast, it’s pretty clear You’re the Worst doesn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. To wit, Jimmy is mid-waltz with the bride—his ex—when he informs her he’s only come to her wedding to gawk at the imminent “disaster” of love and marriage.
The surly new half-hour rom-com from… Continue reading ‘You’re the Worst’ gives the rom-com formula a mild case of crabs
CMT Music Awards 2014 had some excellent performances, highlighted by Eric Church and Lzzy Hale rocking out on “That’s Damn Rock & Roll,” and Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood with nothing bad about “Somethin’ Bad.”
Of course, there were also a few duds — we’re looking at you, Dierks Bentley and your dancing flight attendants. Heck, CMT didn’t even post video of Hunter Hayes’… Continue reading 2014 CMT Music Awards performance videos ranked best to worst
Recent years have seen the rise of an odd trend. Documentary films, once relegated to art house cinemas, have begun playing in major multiplexes and performing well at the box office. Perhaps the subject matter has a lot to do with it. The bulk of the hits aren’t politically motivated or educational, but chilling looks at the world’s greatest mysteries, disasters and horrors. These… Continue reading Grading the Best (and Worst) Cameramen in Found-Footage Horror
There’s nothing in the new trailer for The Expendables 3 to suggest the film improves upon the first two, but why should it? The original snatched up $ 274 million worldwide and the second claimed $ 305 million. It makes total sense that the folks behind the third installment’s marketing campaign would stick with what works and dish out a trailer that promises to deliver more of what you love… Continue reading The Best - and Worst - Movie Trailers of the Week
Louis C.K. on “Saturday Night Live”? What could be better than that?
But not every “SNL” sketch is created equal, so it’s definitely worthwhile to figure out which sketches worked and which did not.
Before getting to the individual sketches, however, it may be necessary to point out that just about every moment that included host Louis C.K. was hilarious. He was even funny in the parts that didn’t really make sense… Continue reading 'Saturday Night Live' with Louis C.K.: What were the best and worst sketches?