Monday, July 13, 2020

Tag: Comedy

King of Staten Island, The (2020)

Title: The King of Staten Island
Rating: R
Directed by: Judd Apatow
Written by: Judd Apatow, Pete Davidson, and Dave Sirus
Starring: Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow, and Steve Buscemi
Release Date: 6/12/2020
Running Time: 136 minutes

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Scott (Davidson) has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. He’s now reached his mid-20s having achieved little, chasing a dream of becoming a tattoo artist that seems far out of reach. As his ambitious younger sister (Maude Apatow) heads off to college, Scott is still living with his exhausted ER nurse mother (Marisa Tomei) and spends his days smoking weed, hanging with the guys—Oscar (Ricky Velez), Igor (Moises Arias) and Richie (Lou Wilson)—and secretly hooking up with his childhood friend Kelsey (Bel Powley).

But when his mother starts dating a loudmouth firefighter named Ray (Bill Burr), it sets off a chain of events that will force Scott to grapple with his grief and take his first tentative steps toward moving forward in life.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication/Memoriam: Dedicated to the Memory of Scott Davidson (The dedication is accompanied by a photo of young Pete and his late father)

Special thanks to Frank and Gabe for this submission


Scoob! (2020)*

Title: Scoob!
Rating: PG
Directed by: Tony Cervone
Written by: Matt Lieberman, Adam Sztykiel, Jack Donaldson, Derek Elliott, Eyal Podell, and Jonathon E. Stewart
Starring: Will Forte, Mark Wahlberg, Jason Isaacs, Gina Rodriguez, Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried, Kiersey Clemons, Ken Jeong, Tracy Morgan, Simon Cowell, and Frank Welker
Release Date: 5/15/2020
Running Time: Unknown

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“SCOOB!” reveals how lifelong friends Scooby and Shaggy first met and how they joined with young detectives Fred, Velma and Daphne to form the famous Mystery Inc. Now, with hundreds of cases solved and adventures shared, Scooby and the gang face their biggest, most challenging mystery ever: a plot to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus upon the world. As they race to stop this global “dogpocalypse,” the gang discovers that Scooby has a secret legacy and an epic destiny greater than anyone imagined.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Bad Therapy (2020)

Title: Bad Therapy
Rating: NR
Directed by: William Teitler
Written by: Nancy Doyne
Starring: Alicia Silverstone, Rob Corddry, and Michaela Watkins
Release Date: 4/17/2020
Running Time: 97 minutes

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A couple seeks Judy Small, a marriage counselor, but the counselor is more than what meets the eye.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In memoriam
Sondra Locke

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Abe (2019)*

Title: Abe
Rating: NR
Directed by: Fernando Grostein Andrade
Written by: Fernando Grostein Andrade, Lameece Issaq, Jacob Kader, and Christopher Vogler
Starring: Noah Schnapp, Seu Jorge, Dagmara Dominczyk, Mark Margolis, Tom Mardirosian, Arian Moayed, and Alexander Hodge
Release Date: 4/17/2020
Running Time: 85 minutes

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Twelve-year-old Abe (Noah Schnapp) is an aspiring chef who wants his cooking to bring people together–but his half-Israeli, half-Palestinian family has never had a meal that didn’t end in a fight. Ditching his traditional summer camp, Abe begins working with Chico (Seu Jorge), an adventurous street chef who encourages him to think outside his old cuisines. But when Abe’s deceit is uncovered, he must grapple with his family, his background, and his passions, and whether even the most lovingly-cooked family dinner can heal old wounds.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Dedication: Dedicated to Joaquim Ksyvickis Huck
Memoriam: in Memorian of Blake Snyder

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Bad Trip (2020)*

Title: Bad Trip
Rating: R
Directed by: Kitao Sakurai
Written by: Eric André, Kathryn Borel, Dan Curry, Jenna Park, and Kitao Sakurai
Starring: Eric André, Lil Rel Howery, and Tiffany Haddish
Release Date: 4/17/2020
Running Time: 84 minutes

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This mix of a scripted buddy comedy road movie and a real hidden camera prank show follows the outrageous misadventures of two buds stuck in a rut who embark on a cross-country road trip to NYC. The storyline sets up shocking real pranks.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Memoriam: In Memory of Kevin Barnett and Brody Stevens

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Guns Akimbo (2019)

Title: Guns Akimbo
Rating: R
Directed by: Jason Lei Howden
Written by: Jason Lei Howden
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Rhys Darby, Ned Dennehy, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo
Release Date: 2/28/2020
Running Time: 98 minutes

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Miles (Daniel Radcliffe) nerdy existence changes dramatically when he inadvertently gets caught up with SKIZM, an underground gang hosting real-life death matches that are broadcast online. Miles excels at running away from everything, but that won’t help him outlast Nix, a crazy psychopathic killer at the top of her game.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: The Director Dedicates this Film to
The Storm

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Almost Famous (2000)*

Title: Almost Famous
Rating: R
Directed by: Cameron Crowe
Written by: Cameron Crowe
Starring: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, and Kate Hudson
Release Date: 9/22/2000
Running Time: 122 minutes

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A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Porno (2019)

Title: Porno
Rating: NR
Directed by: Keola Racela
Written by: Matt Black and Laurence Vannicelli
Starring: Evan Daves, Larry Saperstein, Jillian Mueller, Glenn Stott, Robbie Tann, and Peter Reznikoff
Release Date: 5/8/2020
Running Time: 98 minutes

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When five teen employees at the local movie theater in a small Christian town discover a mysterious old film hidden in its basement, they unleash an alluring succubus who gives them a sex education…written in blood.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


My Spy (2020)

Title: My Spy
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Peter Segal
Written by: Erich Hoeber and Jon Hoeber
Starring: Dave Bautista, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Ken Jeong, Kristen Schaal, and Chloe Coleman
Release Date: 2020
Running Time: 99 minutes

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JJ, a hardened CIA operative (Dave Bautista), who has been demoted and finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl named Sophie (Chloe Coleman) after he is sent undercover to surveil her family. In exchange for not blowing JJ’s cover, Sophie convinces him to spend time with her and teach her to be a spy. Despite his reluctance, JJ finds he is no match for Sophie’s disarming charm and wit.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Trolls World Tour (2020)*

Title: Trolls World Tour
Rating: PG
Directed by: Walt Dohrn and David P. Smith
Written by: Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger, Maya Forbes, Wally Wolodarsky, and Elizabeth Tippet
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, J Balvin, Rachel Bloom, Flula Borg, Kelly Clarkson, James Corden, Ester Dean, Jamie Dornan, Gustavo Dudamel, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Kunal Nayyar, Ozzy Osbourne, Anderson .Paak, Anthony Ramos, Sam Rockwell, Betsy Sodaro, Karan Soni, Kenan Thompson, Charlyne Yi, George Clinton, and Mary J. Blige
Release Date: 4/10/2020
Running Time: 90 minutes

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In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they’ve known before, Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Trolls tribes scattered over six different lands and devoted to six different kinds of music: Funk, Country, Techno, Classical, Pop and Rock. Their world is about to get a lot bigger and a whole lot louder.

A member of hard-rock royalty, Queen Barb (Rachel Bloom), aided by her father King Thrash (Ozzy Osbourne), wants to destroy all other kinds of music to let rock reign supreme. With the fate of the world at stake, Poppy and Branch, along with their friends — Biggie (James Corden), Chenille (Caroline Hjelt), Satin (Aino Jawo), Cooper (Ron Funches) and Guy Diamond (Kunal Nayyar) — set out to visit all the other lands to unify the Trolls in harmony against Barb, who’s looking to upstage them all.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Frank for this submission