Topics :: comedy

Better Living Through Chemistry

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Apr 15, 2014
There are no special features on this disc, but there is a moral, of sorts: If you’re feeling downtrodden, get some good drugs, commit a few felonies, or at least acquire a set of ninja throwing stars and a fuck buddy.

Dom Hemingway

By Robert Nesti | Friday Apr 11, 2014
Despite Jude Law’s captivating performance, "Dom Hemingway" is a caper comedy is search of a caper.


By Jake Mulligan | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
Marge Gunderson, and "Fargo" - recently released onto Blu-ray - stand as proof that the Coen brothers aren’t nihilists.

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Crying

By Kitty Drexel | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
Leifer discusses at length how difficult it is to be a woman in comedy. She understands firsthand how sexism marks her chosen field and uses the bias against her to her advantage.

L.A. Gay Center Salutes 10th Anniversary of "Laughing Matters"

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
On Sunday, April 6, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions will celebrate the 10th anniversary of director Andrew Meyerson’s "Laughing Matters," followed by a panel discussion.

Anchorman 2

By Kevin Taft | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
The Ron Burgundy News Team is back and bigger than ever! Why? Because you don’t just get one movie... you get TWO totally different versions! By the hair of Chynna Phillips earlobe!

Tig Notaro Present Live Comedy Benefit for Trans Youth Speak

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 31, 2014
On April 1, at the historic Wiltern Theater, an amazing lineup of comedy icons will come together for Krullapalooza, a live event to support Survivors’ Truths and the efforts of TransYouth Speak.

Devious Maids - The Complete First Season

By Christian Cintron | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
Marc Cherry’s latest serious focuses on the class issues of a bunch of sexy domestics and their relationships with their wealthy clients. Drama inevitably ensues. Sadly, the DVD does not add any more redeeming value to the series.

The Fortunate One: Fortune Feimster Plays Beantown

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
Southern comedian Fortune Feimster made a big splash as a semi-finalist on "Last Comic Standing," and landed a gig as a writer/performer on the E! Network’s popular late-night show, "Chelsea Lately."

VEEP - The Complete Second Season

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Armando Iannucci’s tightly-scripted scenes and rapid-fire performances about those "who lie for a living" rule as the White House distances itself from second banana Selina Meyer (snarky Julia Louis-Dreyfus) by giving her "Quaker in a tittie bar" looks.