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  • Dumb and Dumber To
    Review: 'Dumb and Dumber To' is too dumb
    “Dumb and Dumber To” is a 2014 sequel to the 1994 hit "Dumb and Dumber" starring Jim Carrey as Lloyd Christmas and Jeff Daniels as Harry Dunne. The film takes place twenty years after the events of the first film, yet still...
  • Comedian, Jeffrey Cerulli
    A Look at New York's Underground Comedy Scene
    The room is dark albeit a single circle of light illuminating a handsome comic and solitary microphone stand positioned in front of a smiling audience. There are perhaps 20 people nestled side-by-side in the crowded space, yet each one is laughing...
  • Don Quinn
    Old-time radio, 18 November: A birthday in Wistful Vista
    Your chronicler has the honour of sharing a birthday with one of old-time radio’s comedy titans. And, since it’s far more significant that he was born on this date than it is that I was born on this date, we can enjoy four episodes of...
  • Comedian Ivan Martin and colleague Chris Colletti
    Laughing is serious business for the Baltimore gentleman of comedy
    City Paper has identified one of the best open mic comedy venues in Baltimore. The venue is Sidebar Tavern, located at 218 E. Lexington Street, where local talent is encouraged. So to that end, Sidebar Tavern is the place to be Monday nights, when...
  • 'Ghostbusters 3' script leak from 2009 reveals Peter Venkman as an  anti-Ghostbusters advocate
    'Ghostbusters 3' 2009 script leaked and reveals Peter Venkman as NYC mayor
    According to Comic Book Movie on Tuesday, a 2009 script of "Ghostbusters 3" has leaked its way online. There were some interesting pieces of information revealing roles for Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, and Annie...
  • The Arsonists
    KDT's The Arsonists a loopy, engaging torch song to class and privilege
    Written by Swiss playwright Max Frisch in 1953, and in a new translation by Alistair Beaton, The Arsonists in an absurdist comedy on class relations and noblesse oblige. Biedermann is a wealthy businessman, alarmed and outraged by the activities...
  • '22 Jump Street'
    DVD review: '22 Jump Street'
    Who could have predicted that a '21 Jump Street' movie would have been so good? Well, it was fantastic and financially successful. We all know that means we were due for more.Here is the inevitable '22 Jump Street'.Schmidt (Jonah...
  • "Ode to Rosa" is a comedic ride
    "Ode to Rosa" is a comedic ride
    What would the great, late civil rights crusader Rosa Parks says about the behavior of folks who ride the bus these days? Almost weekly we see video footage of shouting matches, scuffles and fisticuffs---on public transportation---on social media...
  • The Fourth Wall
    Last chance to see Rover's witty, beguiling Fourth Wall
    As any first year Drama Student could tell you, “the fourth wall” refers to the side of the stage facing the audience, our window into the characters' lives, if you will. A.R. Gurney's The Fourth Wall, is a somewhat absurdist,...
  • The Griswold's
    Ed Helms and Christina Applegate star in upcoming sequel "Vacation"
    Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo are back in the movie “Vacation.” The new “Vacation” film will see the two Griswold’s as grandparents to the children of their son, Rusty, who retraces the steps of the original...
  • New Italian Cinema
    New Italian Cinema at the Vogue November 19 - 23
    This year's New Italian Cinema, hosted by the San Francisco Film Society, offers several distinct elements in the competition section, including the first-ever animated feature, an Italian production entirely in Arabic and a suspense-oriented...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To'
    'Dumb and Dumber To' review: Retread of a cult comedy - but with fewer jokes
    Even the most forgiving audience - who accepts "Dumb and Dumber To" (opening in theaters Nov. 14) as some sort of bizarre character study of two imbeciles - must also realize this meandering comedy has too few laughs to justify its near...
  • Kitchen Dog's Production of The Arsonists
    Kitchen Dog Theater’s must see “The Arsonists” is riotous fun yet prophetic
    Based on the number of U.S. residents who participated in the recent midterm elections, the lowest turnout since 1942, Kitchen Dog Theater’s recent production of “The Arsonists”, written by Max Frisch in 1953 is a stark reminder...
  • Dumb and Dumber To
    Movie review: 'Dumb and Dumber To', expect the expected
    There is a such thing as a smart dumb movie, but the Farrelly Brothers don't aspire to be anything but dumb with their latest film, Dumb and Dumber To (opening today). Here's a film that many were excited for (this guy included), who were...
  • Unique and moving, Jason Robert Brown's 'Songs for a New World' kicks off 93rd season!
    Unique and moving, Cohasset Dramatic Club debuts 'Songs for a New World' Nov 14
    Cohasset Dramatic Club is kicking off its 93rd season in a unique and enlightening way.A mix of love songs, gospel ballads, R&B, and comedy are all part of Jason Robert Brown’s ‘Songs for a New World’ taking place for two...