Category Archives: Comedy

This Is What Makes Don Jon Stand Out Among Rom-Coms

This Is What Makes Don Jon Stand Out Among Rom-Coms

Don Jon, Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s 2013 directorial debut, belongs to a very crowded genre. It feels like Hollywood has released dozens of rom-coms every year since movies had sound. To be fair, that’s because audiences love these types of pictures. Nearly everyone enjoys seeing charming, attractive people fall in love on screen, and nearly everyone enjoys… Read More…

7 Things You Didn’t Know about the Stars of The Ugly Truth

7 Things You Didn’t Know about the Stars of The Ugly Truth

In 2009, Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler teamed up under director Robert Luketic—the filmmaker behind Legally Blonde (2001) and 21 (2008)—for a raucous romantic comedy featuring a classic battle of the sexes. Katherine Heigl stars as Abby Richter, the well-organized producer of a morning news show that has recently fallen as flat as her love… Read More…

Duplicity: 5 Reasons to See This Romantic Crime Comedy

Duplicity: 5 Reasons to See This Romantic Crime Comedy

Offering a unique blend of crime, comedy, and romance, Duplicity weaves a thrilling web of intrigue and deceit as two former government agents apply their unique skillset to the world of industrial espionage. Once trusted intelligence operatives for their respective governments, Ray and Claire now work as corporate spies for rival companies, each on the… Read More…

5 Things to Know about The Tale of Despereaux

5 Things to Know about The Tale of Despereaux

A computer-animated family film presented by Universal Pictures in association with Relativity Media, The Tale of Despereaux (2008) offers adventure, fantasy, comedy, and heartfelt emotion in a masterfully created world. It tells the story of the Kingdom of Dor, a once-idyllic land now turned harsh and bleak in the wake of a sudden tragedy. Although… Read More…

5 of the Brightest Stars in Charlie Wilson’s War

5 of the Brightest Stars in Charlie Wilson’s War

A 2007 comedy-drama presented by Universal Pictures in association with Relativity Media, Charlie Wilson’s War tells the unbelievable true story of a United States congressman whose determined efforts at the height of the Afghan War have had an immeasurable impact on global politics. Prompted by a longtime friend and wealthy Houston socialite and aided by… Read More…