A lazy-bum, 30-something son lives in his Mom's basement. She wants him to do one chore today, her birthday. What starts off as a slacker comedy, turns into a day-in-the life dramedy of a grown up family.
Movie Genre: Comedy
John Cusack is Martin Blank, a hit man going back home for a hit, for his high school reunion and to see the girl he stood up on prom night ten years ago. As if that wasn't reason enough to watch this comedy, it also features a fantastic 80s soundtrack, Joan Cusack as his wacky secretary, Dan...
Another great film from Jim Jarmusch. Five taxis, five cities, one night. Stories filled with confessions, propositions, gratitude, sadness and comedy that allow us glimpses into the lives of taxi cab drivers, the people they pick up and the brief relationships that develop between the two.
15-year-old Max Fischer loves Rushmore (his prestigious private school), is the star of extracurricular activities, and has become friends with millionaire Herman Blume (Bill Murray). Life couldn't be better until Max and Herman both fall for 2nd grade teacher, Miss Cross, and the battle begins...
A story of a group of catholic boys in the 70's causing trouble to keep from dying of boredom. Unfortunately, some of their antics have tragic results. This film has a great cast, including Jodie Foster as a nun, short segments of animation scattered throughout, and interesting dialogue,...
Billed as "A Romantic Comedy...with Zombies," I was expecting a spoof of the stereotypical horror movie. It does have all the typical elements: Social commentary, a normal guy who has to step up and become the hero, a love story, brain-eating zombies and plenty of blood. But instead of just a...
Based on The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie, this film follows stoic Victor and storyteller Thomas who leave the Coeur D'Alene Indian Reservation and travel cross-country to pick up the ashes of Victor's father, who abandoned his family years before. Well-acted,...
It's been 10 years since this cult classic came out and if you haven't seen it yet, the time is now. This movie about three bowling buddies ("You mark that frame an 8, and you're entering a world of pain"), a stolen rug ("That rug really tied the room together") and a kidnapping scheme that has...
Mary Tyler Moore and Lily Tomlin are brilliant in this madcap comedy. I laugh every time I even think about the bumping scene.
Nearly as quirky as the radio show. This is good stuff.
Documentary? Drama? Mockumentary? It's just too good to be totally true and yet...
It's hard to believe you can get emotionally wrought over a blow up doll.
Certainly not for the timid or sensitive, this provocative film is hilarious.
This is darkly fun! Folks have to watch their backs in this post-apocalyptic society in which cannibalism reigns, at least in this delicatessen...
Way too much fun. I don't know how this compares to the Broadway version, but this is pure, laugh out loud, outrageous Mel Brooks fun.
Part concert film, part social commentary, part comedy routine, this was surprisingly inspirational. The music is great, and you just wish you had been there yourself for this Brooklyn block party.
Who would have thought a film about the impact of divorce could be done again in an original, humorous, and moving way? It hit a nerve in this child of divorce.
In the core of a big city where work, home and the shops are all connected by walkways, 4 people decide to see who can go the longest without going outside. It's day 28 and they are seriously starting to lose it. Narrator Tom is starting to wonder if it is him who is cruel or his job that made...
Two weeks before his wedding it looks like Elliot is going to lose yet another girl. With the help of a quirky office temp (Michelle Williams) and his hilarious next-door neighbor (Michael Ian Black), he decides to fight back for the first time in his life. This movie is filled with hilarious...
Yes, this may be the same role Bill Murray has played a few times recently and you might wonder what kind of journey his character is taking, but he's still great and the journey is worth the ride.
Billed as a comedy but not very funny, this French film portrays family and social dynamics in a way that you've either experienced or witnessed.
If you've seen the original Creature Comforts, Nick Park's winner of the 1990 Oscar for Best Animated Short, you know how delightful these claymation creatures are with human voice and mannerisms and human foibles. These 13 mockumentary shorts are even more charming, witty, and fantastic. Nick...
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