Comedy

After the grim, jaw-dropping ending of May’s “Avengers: Infinity War,” it was only appropriate for Marvel’s next installment to be a small-scale, lighthearted romp where giant ants play drums and Paul Rudd frolics around to the Partridge Family’s “Come On ...

The Kirkpatrick brothers’ uproarious, adrenaline-infused “Something Rotten!” follows in the footsteps of “South Park” collaborators Matt Stone and Trey Parker’s Broadway juggernaut, “The Book of Mormon” by employing the same critically acclaimed director and choreographer, Casey Nicholaw, to develop another ...

The turbulent 2016 presidential election and its effects have provided comedians a wealth of inspiration for material. Judah Friedlander, best known for playing Frank Rossitano on the popular NBC sitcom “30 Rock,” drew mostly from political issues for his comedy ...

The cultural plane is increasingly more receptive to discourse surrounding race, and “Blindspotting” is one product of this new shift. Longtime friends Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal co-wrote this complex tale that conveys society’s inability to see a complete picture ...

Whether you’re cringing at John Cena stuffing his daughter’s thong into his mouth or laughing at him throwing her date into a wall, there is not a moment in “Blockers” when you won’t have a smile on your face. “Blockers” ...

At karaoke night, a supportive group of friends can pretend to love your mediocre cover of George Ezra’s “Budapest” because they aren’t comparing you to a professional. In the field of comedy, though, the expectations are a lot higher. Even ...

You won’t hear a more instantly recognizable name in American independent cinema than Wes Anderson. The Austin, Texas-based auteur has carved out his own corner of the cinematic landscape, filling it with his idiosyncratic style and continued cult and mainstream ...

In September, we lost one of America’s greatest actors at the ripe age of 91. Harry Dean Stanton was a man forever eluding time, his road-map face and cigarette-scruffed voice instantly recognizable since his rise to a niche brand of ...

The horror movie scene just isn’t as much fun these days. Sure, viewers get a “Tucker and Dale vs. Evil” or “The Final Girls” every now and then, but films like those are few and far between. Even though the ...