Satire is one thing, but funny is another. And “Cold Turkey” is funny! The comedy team of Bob and Ray are utilized to play all the various national journalists who descend upon the town to exploit the story and it is entirely possible to watch the movie without even realizing all those reporters are played by the same two guys.
Nobody could manage a comedic putdown quite like Rodney Dangerfield. To paraphrase a putdown from another movie, Rodney was a cookie filled with arsenic. He seemed like everybody’s favorite cool uncle and even the mightiest of insults tripped off his tongue as if the cookie was filled with whipped cream.
Don’t call me Keaton, buster! I didn’t call you Buster Keaton!
The long chase sequence when Cage’s character is just trying to get a package of diapers is one of the funniest in movie history. You can’t but have your spirits lifted when watching “Raising Arizona.”
Comedy films that bomb at the box office should be easy enough to spot: when there is no laughter in the theater, they are bombs. But is that true? And are all comedy movies that lose money at the box office necessarily deserving of the word bomb?
Feeling alone in your love of Kevin James movies comedies? You are not. And it’s okay. Just because a million people do a stupid thing doesn’t mean it’s not still stupid. Like dissing Kevin James movies.
“Be Kind Rewind” is not movie comedy at its greatest, but it does have some laugh out loud moments, is heartwarming, weird and educational. But it is what is at the center of the film that can change your perspective.
The structure of The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang is non-linear, presenting a few scenes from multiple perspectives. While there is the plot of the Bigfoot scat being discovered and bringing attention to the small town, that is just another example of Mr. Hitchcock’s MacGuffin. What is really at stake is the future direction of the main characters.