Posts Tagged slapstick

Tower Heist

Tower Heist

Monday, December 12, 2011 No Comments

Formulaic movies, like Tower Heist, where the progression of the story is structured in a highly predictable fashion, require slapstick comedy and over-the-top nonsense to keep the audiences’ attention distracted from the truth that these movies lack any substance. More so, the lines of dialogue that foreshadowed future events in this movie were delivered with […]

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Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 No Comments

Don’t Worry, We’ll Think of a Title, with its jocular tones, slapstick comedy, and camp delivery, had the ambiance of a sitcom from the 50’s/60’s. All that was missing was a laugh track and you’d have an inferior version of The Honeymooners. Not that it was unfunny, it did actually have some humorous moments, but […]

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Despicable Me

Monday, December 13, 2010 No Comments

Review Though it may not have been a movie specifically worth seeing in theatres, even in 3D, Despicable Me, the story of an evil mastermind who plans to steal the moon and adopts three girls as part of his plan, is definitely a fine flick for the family’s DVD collection. Its Spy Vs. Spy-esque subplot […]

Despicable Me

Despicable Me

Friday, July 9, 2010 3 Comments

An evil genius plans to steal the moon and adopts 3 girls to help him. That’s the gist of Despicable Me, which is essentially Spy vs. Spy mixed with Daddy Day Care mixed with adorably hilarious yellow minions (I want 9 of them!). And like the little yellow creatures, this movie was cute, but unfortunately, […]