Tag Archives: Comedy

Juliet, Naked (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): With her boyfriend’s idol

“Juliet, Naked” is too mild for me. While there are some good elements to be appreciated, these moments do not click well together without much comic synergy, and I was left with empty feeling even though I was amused to … Continue reading

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Here they sing and dance again

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” is better than I expected, and that is a little surprise for me. Yes, this is your typical jukebox musical movie just like its predecessor, but it is somehow less tiresome in comparison as … Continue reading

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Intimate Strangers (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A dinner game gone wrong

South Korean “Intimate Strangers” is an amusing comedy film about secrets and lies exposed via a dinner game gone wrong. As cheerfully pushing its main characters into more troubles and embarrassments, the movie generates a number of humorous moments which … Continue reading

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Crazy Rich Asians (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): When she meets his crazy rich family

“Crazy Rich Asians” is a conventional romantic comedy film cheerfully flaunting many clichés and stereotypes with some fresh air of change. Although its story and characters are not so far from your average Asian TV soap drama, the movie distinguishes … Continue reading

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Sorry to Bother You (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A wild, morbid social satire

“Sorry to Bother You” is a wild, morbid social satire I will not easily forget. Although it took some time for me to get accustomed to its outlandish satiric approach which is alternatively baffling and amusing, I could not help … Continue reading

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Support the Girls (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Let’s cheer for Lisa!

As a little comedy drama revolving around a “sports bar with curves”, “Support the Girls” is more thoughtful and humorous than you may expect. Mainly focusing on one eventful day of its heroine who works at that sports bar, the … Continue reading

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Private Life (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A funny, sensitive human comedy about infertility

“Private Life”, which was released on Netflix this Friday, is alternatively amusing and touching in its intimate and humorous depiction of an ordinary couple struggling with their infertility problem for a long time. While generating lots of small good laughs … Continue reading

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