Tag Archives: Comedy

Oh Lucy! (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): When she falls for her English teacher

When I went to a local arthhouse movie theater for “Oh Lucy!”, I did not expect much, and the movie did not surprise me much. While the movie had some humor and pathos to engage me to some degree, I … Continue reading

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Sunset in My Hometown (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A rapper coming back to his hometown

South Korean film “Sunset in My Hometown” is a mixed bag whose weak elements are covered by its strong elements to some degree. Although it is too corny and predictable at times and I am not sure about whether its … Continue reading

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Seoul Searching (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): Their summer camp in South Korea, 1986

I hate summer camp. That is what initially came to my mind during my viewing of “Seoul Searching”, which is about one eventful summer camp in South Korea, 1986. The movie initially made me wince as evoking my dreadful personal … Continue reading

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Set It Up (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): How they distract their bosses

“Set It Up”, which is currently available on Netflix, is a conventional romantic comedy with some fun stuffs to enjoy. Again, we are served with two different characters who pull and push each other until they come to realize they … Continue reading

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Brigsby Bear (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): For his favorite show

As a comedy about a young nerdy man who faces a sudden big change in his life and then attempts to handle that change via what he has been obsessed with for many years, “Brigsby Bear” is as whimsical as … Continue reading

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Girls Trip (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): When four African American ladies go wild

Quite willing to be broad and excessive, “Girls Trip” amused and tickled me. While it sometimes goes too far for laughs in my inconsequential opinion, the movie is mostly funny and hilarious as cheerfully rolling with its four African American … Continue reading

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Game Night (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): This is one nutty game night

Surprise is always important in comedy, and “Game Night” surprised me as a good comedy film. Because I saw its trailer a few months ago, I had a pretty good idea on where its story was going, but then it … Continue reading

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