comedy

It’s easy to fall for Sisters’ natural charm and just let the movie work on you. Sure, it’s a silly premise with all kinds of moments that don’t quite ring true as realistic, but if we’re going to have one more dumb man-child comedy, at least this one has Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in it.

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[Minor Rock Fist Up] Michael Fassbender plays the titular misfit in Frank, the debut from director Lenny Abrahamson and writers Jon Ronson and Peter Straughan. Frank follows a young wannabe musician named Jon (played by Domhnall Gleeson) who desperately wants to escape his sleepy life for stardom and adoration. As luck would have it, he stumbles upon a [...]

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Some movies this summer and every summer manage to rise above some silly source material to be something that is genuinely compelling or at the very least interesting. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is not one of them.

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Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel team up for Sex Tape, an R-rated comedy that tries to balance raunchy humor with the wholesomeness of a family film and ends up failing both genres. The trailer gives over-explains the entire premise, but here it is again: Diaz and Segel play Annie and Jason, a loving couple that started hot [...]

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Everything you need to know about Neighbors, the new comedy co-produced and starring Seth Rogen, along with a supporting cast that includes Rose Byrne, Dave Franco and Zac Efron, is in the trailer. A happy couple with a newborn settles into suburban life until a frat house moves in next door and all hell breaks loose. [...]

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt writes, produces and stars in Don Jon, a new romantic comedy about a New Jersey meathead who falls the girl of his dreams and has to balance his new relationship with his massive porn addiction. It is indeed a love story for the modern era.

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This week, Eric, Trey, and Trevan welcome Matt Lloyd, a confessed Bay-o-phile to talk about Pain & Gain, the stranger-than-fiction pet project from Michael Bay. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and a huge supporting cast and follows body builder bank robbers as they extort millions from some rich businessman or something. If you don’t [...]

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We’re a man down this week as Eric and Trevan talk about the new Steve Carell vehicle The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and A Place At The Table, a documentary about hunger in the United States.

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Trevan and Eric work through Amour, Side Effects, Identity Thief and Warm Bodies while Trey sweats it out boating in some tropical paradise.

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‘Identity Thief’ is a feckless, frustrating comedy with a dozen variations on the same fat joke.

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Judd Apatow’s latest film about age, parenting and everything in between features some bright spots, but is a flawed film overall.

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It’s the dog days of summer as we talk about three movies that round out the summer movie season.

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Eric tackles The Five-Year Engagement, the latest from Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller. Meanwhile, Trey watches The Pirates! Band of Misfits and [spoiler alert] doesn’t hate it! Trevan asks questions and makes snap judgments. Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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Coming off his recent Oscar nomination for Moneyball, Jonah Hill headlines the comedy ‘The Sitter.’ ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’ is Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut about the worst European war in the last 50 years.

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In this week’s podcast Eric Melin, Trevan McGee and Trey Hock talk about Seann William Scott and the rest of the gang in American Reunion and the non-stop action import The Raid Redemption. And if you’re a fan of the awesomely underrated Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, check out our upcoming Evening Of 8-bit Featuring Scott Pilgrim Vs The [...]

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