Friday, July 10, 2020

Tag: Comedy

Hair Love (2019)*

Title: Hair Love
Rating: G
Directed by: Matthew A. Cherry, Everett Downing Jr., and Bruce W. Smith
Written by: Matthew A. Cherry
Starring: Issa Rae
Release Date: 8/14/2019
Running Time: 7 minutes

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Centers around the relationship between an African-American father, Stephen, his daughter, Zuri and her hair. Despite having long locks, Stephen has been used to his wife doing his daughter’s hair, so when she is unavailable right before a big event, Stephen will have to figure it out on his own. This sounds simple enough, but we soon come to find that Zuri’s hair has a mind of its own.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Yes

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Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

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Note: During the ShortsTV Oscar-Nominated version of this short, a video is shown of the team who made the film’s live reaction to hearing they were nominated for the Oscar.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Fantasy Island (2020)

Title: Fantasy Island
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Jeff Wadlow
Written by: Jeff Wadlow, Chris Roach, and Jillian Jacobs
Starring: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Jimmy O. Yang, Portia Doubleday, Ryan Hansen, and Michael Rooker
Release Date: 2/14/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes

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The enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island’s mystery in order to escape with their lives.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In memory of Anthony “Ants” Faifai
Our collaborator and friend


Downhill (2020)

Title: Downhill
Rating: R
Directed by: Nat Faxon and Jim Rash
Written by: Jesse Armstrong, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash
Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell
Release Date: 2/14/2020
Running Time: 86 minutes

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Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony for this submission


First Lady (2020)?

Title: First Lady
Rating: PG
Directed by: Nina May
Written by: Nina May
Starring: Nancy Stafford, Corbin Bernsen, Stacey Dash, Jenn Gotzon Chandler, Benjamin Dane, and Burgess Jenkins
Release Date: 2/14/2020
Running Time: 101 minutes

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A romantic comedy about a woman, not married to the president, who runs for the office of First Lady. However, she winds up getting a much better proposal than she ever expected. She is torn between a promise and her calling.

In this modern day fairytale, when President Morales dies in office, his widow, Kate, agrees to help the VP, Taylor Brooks in his bid for the presidency. She must stop Mallory, the ditzy wife of their competitor, from destroying the dignity of the position.

Kate and Taylor win, but their agendas butt heads and baby boomers clash with millennials while Mallory is determined to destroy Kate.

Max, the prince of her youth, now, literally a King, comes back into her life, disguised as a bodyguard, making her a better offer than First Lady.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? Unknown


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Spy Intervention (2020)?

Title: Spy Intervention
Rating: NR
Directed by: Drew Mylrea
Written by: Mark Famiglietti and Lane Garrison
Starring: Drew Van Acker, Poppy Delevingne, Brittany Furlan, Max Silvestri, Natasha Bassett, and Blake Anderson
Release Date: 2/14/2020
Running Time: 93 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



When a spy meets his dream woman, he abandons his life to settle into a boring suburban life. When his friends enact a “spy intervention,” the adventures of his old life not only help save his marriage, but also stop an evil plot threatening the world.


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Hors piste (2019)

Title: Hors piste
Rating: NR
Directed by: Léo Brunel, Loris Cavalier, Camille Jalabert, and Oscar Malet
Release Date: 6/18/2019
Running Time: 6 minutes

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The two best rescue workers in the region take off for their umpteenth mission. Professionalism and efficiency all around, but things don’t really go as planned…


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Come to Daddy (2019)

Title: Come to Daddy
Rating: R
Directed by: Ant Timpson
Written by: Toby Harvard and Ant Timpson
Starring: Elijah Wood, Stephen McHattie, Michael Smiley, Madeleine Sami, and Martin Donovan
Release Date: 2/7/2020
Running Time: 93 minutes

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A man in his thirties travels to a remote cabin to reconnect with his estranged father.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Chris for this submission


Diamantino (2018)*

Title: Diamantino
Rating: NR
Directed by: Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt
Written by: Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt
Starring: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, and Anabela Moreira
Release Date: 5/24/2019
Running Time: 96 minutes

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Diamantino, the world’s premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the refugee crisis, genetic modification, and the hunt for the source of genius.


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 Gabe for this submission


Personal History of David Copperfield, The (2019)

Title: The Personal History of David Copperfield
Rating: PG
Directed by: Armando Iannucci
Written by: Simon Blackwell and Armando Iannucci
Based on the novel by: Charles Dickens
Starring: Dev Patel, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Laurie, Tilda Swinton, and Ben Whishaw
Release Date: 5/8/2020
Running Time: 119 minutes

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A re-imagining of Charles Dickens’ classic ode to grit and perseverance through a comedic lens, giving the Dickensian tale new life for a cosmopolitan age.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Roger for this submission


Troop Zero (2019)*

Title: Troop Zero
Rating: PG
Directed by: Bert and Bertie
Written by: Lucy Alibar
Starring: Viola Davis, Mckenna Grace, Jim Gaffigan, Mike Epps, Charles Shotwell, and Allison Janney
Release Date: 1/17/2020
Running Time: 94 minutes

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In rural 1977 Georgia, a misfit girl (Mckenna Grace) dreams of life in outer space. When a national competition offers her a chance at her dream, to be recorded on NASA’s Golden Record, she recruits a makeshift troop of Birdie Scouts, forging friendships that last a lifetime and beyond.


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