Sometimes one gimmick is all you need in our comedy-starved age.
That’s not to say “The Happytime Murders” is as subversive as it wants you to think. We’ve seen R-rated … Read More
Come back, Rodney!
Rodney Dangerfield’s 1986 comedy “Back to School” wasn’t perfect, but it perfectly captured the comedian’s off-kilter sensibilities.
“Life of the Party,” which swipes core elements from that … Read More
Uncle Miltie might struggle to get gigs in the modern comedy world.
Milton Berle once delighted millions with his corn-fed jokes, his signature TV series “Texaco Star Theater” and, of … Read More
Only in each case it was 100 percent false.
First, Melissa McCarthy appeared to have passed. She’s just 45 years old and seemingly in fine health. Later, another story also … Read More
Sony movie chief Tom Rothman told The Hollywood Reporter he couldn’t be happier that the all-female “Ghostbusters” film inspired so much “hate.”
“It’s the greatest thing that ever … Read More
It’s what this summer’s reboot is battling, big time, and the key players behind the project are only making it worse.
Hollywood has been trying to bring “Ghostbusters” … Read More
Is it any wonder it raked in more than $20 million over the weekend against the “Jungle Book” juggernaut?
I spoke about the free-wheeling “Barbershop: The Next Cut” during the … Read More
Throw “The Boss” onto the pile of recent McCarthy duds. It neither savages nor applauds capitalism. It squanders not just McCarthy’s talents but those of co-star Peter Dinklage. And, worst … Read More
Wurst is a film professor, movie critic for MauiTime and founder of the Hawaii Film Critics Society. And he torched “Lazer Team” in his HiT review.
That didn’t sit well … Read More
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