Comedian Movie and DVD Reviews
Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star - Movie Review
Comedian Nick Swardson makes his starring debut in a terrible comedy written by him, Adam Sandler and Allen Covert -- another lame effort from Sandler's Happy Madison Productions. Read a review of the 2011 comedy Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star.
Tower Heist - Movie Review
Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy co-headline the 2011 action comedy Tower Heist, directed by Brett Ratner. Check out this review to see whether or not the movie revives the stalled film career of Eddie Murphy.
Bridesmaids - Blu-ray Review
Saturday Night Live's Kristen Wiig co-writes and stars in Bridesmaids, one of the best and most successful R-rated comedies of 2011. Check out this review of the Bridesmaids Blu-ray, packed with hours and hours of excellent bonus content sure to keep any fan busy.
Just Go With It - Movie Review
Read a review of the 2011 comedy Just Go With It, starring Adam Sander, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker and Nick Swardson.
The Ernie Kovacs Collection - DVD Review
Read a review of The Ernie Kovacs Collection DVD box set from Shout! Factory, featuring a number of the comedian's classic TV comedy specials.
Bridesmaids - Movie Review
Read a review of the 2011 comedy film Bridesmaids, starring Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Melissa McCarthy, Rose Byrne and Wendi McLendon-Covey and produced by Judd Apatow.
The Hangover Part II - Review
Read a review of 2011 film The Hangover Part II, the follow-up to the hit 2009 comedy The Hangover, starring Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis and Ed Helms.
Roseanne: Tricks and Treats - DVD Review
Check out a review of Roseanne: Tricks and Treats, a DVD compiling the eight Halloween-themed episodes from Roseanne seasons 2-9. It's both a fun holiday tradition and a document of the show's jumping of the proverbial shark.
Zookeeper - Movie Review
Read a review of the 2011 comedy movie Zookeeper starring Kevin James, Rosario Dawson and Joe Rogan and the voice talents of Adam Sandler, Maya Rudolph, Sylvester Stallone, Jim Breuer and more.
Wainy Days Seasons 1-4 DVD Review
In addition to being a member of The State and directing movies like Role Models and Wanderlust, comedian and filmmaker David Wain is the star of his own very funny web series, Wainy Days. Read a review of the first four seasons, compiled on DVD as Wainy Days Season 1-4.
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World - Movie Review
Steve Carell and Keira Knightley star in the 2012 end-of-the-world comedy Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, featuring a supporting cast of comedians. Read the review here before the asteroid hits.
The Campaign - Movie Review
Read a review of the 2012 comedy The Campaign, starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone - Movie Review
Read a review of the 2013 movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, starring Steve Carell and Jim Carrey.
Tower Heist - Blu-ray/DVD Review
Check out a review of the Ben Stiller/Eddie Murphy caper comedy, Tower Heist, directed by Brett Ratner. Now available on Blu-ray and DVD, featuring alternate endings and more bonus features.
The Watch - Movie Review
Ben Stiller, Vince Vaugh, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade make up The Watch, the 2012 alien invasion comedy from 20th Century Fox. Read this review to see if the results are any good.
The Three Stooges - Movie Review
Check out this review of The Three Stooges, the Farrelly Brothers' 2012 update of the classic comedians, starring Sean Hayes, MAD TV's Will Sasso and Sofia Vergara. Original release date 4/13/12.
Kevin Hart: Laugh At My Pain - Movie Review
Comedian Kevin Hart makes a valiant effort to bring back the stand-up concert movie with the 2011 release of his film, Laugh at My Pain, shot during his hugely successful 90-city tour. Check out this review of the movie.
30 Minutes or Less - Movie Review
Comedians Aziz Ansari and Nick Swardson star alongside Jesse Eisenberg and Danny McBride in the 2011 comedy film 30 Minutes or Less, the second effort from Zombieland director Ruben Fleisher. Read this review to see how it stacks up against the R-rated comedies of Summer 2011.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian - Blu-ray Review
Read a review of the 2009 comedy Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian on Blu-ray and DVD.
The Invention of Lying - Review
Read a review of the Ricky Gervais comedy film 'The Invention of Lying,' co-starring Jennifer Garner, Louis C.K. and Tina Fey.
Land of the Lost - Blu-ray Review
Read a review of the 2009 comedy Land of the Lost on Blu-ray, starring Will Ferrell and Danny McBride.
2009 Summer Movie Preview
2009 promises to be a big summer for movies starring comedians. From special effects-driven blockbusters to action films to quirky indie films and "respectable" art-house fare, comedians are popping up in every kind of movie you'll see this summer. Here's a look at this summer's most hotly-anticipated movies starring comedians.
Role Models - DVD Review
Read a review of the 2008 comedy Role Models on DVD, starring Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott and directed by David Wain, former member of the sketch comedy groups The State and Stella.
Jo Koy: Don't Make Him Angry - DVD Review
Check out a review of Don't Make Him Angry, the first stand-up comedy special from comedian Jo Koy, on DVD.
Chappelle's Show: Season Two DVD Review
Read this About.com review of Chappelle's Show: Season Two on DVD.
Inside the Actor's Studio with Robin Williams DVD Review
Want to hear Robin Williams talk about his acting? Check out this review of Inside the Actors Studio starring Robin Williams on DVD.
The Simpsons Season 20 - Blu-ray Review
Read a review of The Simpsons Season 20 on Blu-ray.
The Comedians of Comedy DVD Review
This documentary, which chronicles the 2005 tour of The Comedians of Comedy (Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford and Zach Galifianakis) proves that truly funny people are funny even when they're offstage.
Saturday Night Live: The Complete Fifth Season - DVD Review
Read a review of Saturday Night Live: The Complete Fifth Season on DVD.
The Simpsons: The Complete Thirteenth Season - Blu-ray Review
Read a review of the long-running animated series The Simpsons: The Complete Thirteenth Season on Blu-ray.
Wanderlust - Movie Review
Check out this review of the 2012 comedy Wanderlust, the fourth film from director (and alumnus of the sketch comedy group The State) David Wain, starring Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Theroux and Malin Akerman. Rated R.
That's My Boy - Movie Review
Former Saturday Night Live stars Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg star in the 2012 comedy That's My Boy. Read a review of the r-rated movie here.
The Hangover - Review
Read a review of the 2009 comedy film The Hangover, starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis and directed by Todd Phillips.
The Dictator - Movie Review
British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, star of Borat and Bruno, returns in another character-based comedy directed by Larry Charles. Check out this review to see how it measures up against his past work.
Bowfinger - Review
Review of the 1999 comedy movie Bowfinger, starring Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham and Jamie Kennedy and directed by Frank Oz.
Dirty Work - Review
Read this review of the 1998 comedy Dirty Work, starring former Saturday Night Live cast member Norm McDonald, Artie Lange, Chevy Chase and Don Rickles and directed by Bob Saget.
Miss March - DVD Review
Read a review of the 2009 comedy Miss March on DVD, directed by and starring Trevor Moore and Zach Cregger of the sketch comedy group Whitest Kids U Know.
Flirting With Disaster - Review
Flirting With Disaster - Review of the 1996 comedy Flirting With Disaster starring Ben Stiller, Patricia Arquette, Tea Leoni and Josh Brolin.
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane DVD Review
Review of 1990 comedy The Adventures of Ford Fairlane starring stand-up comedian Andrew Dice Clay and directed by Renny Harlin.
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian - Review
Read a review of the 2009 comedy Night at the Museum Battle of the Smithsonian, starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson and Steve Coogan.
Katt Williams Presents Katthouse Comedy - DVD Review
Read a review of Katt Williams Presents Katthouse Comedy, starring Red Grant, Luenell and Melanie Comarcho. Recorded during Katt Williams' American Hustle tour.
Land of the Lost - Review
Read a review of the 2009 comedy Land of the Lost, based on the 1970s childrens' show and starring Will Ferrell and Danny McBride.
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America - DVD Review
Read a review of the PBS documentary series Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America on DVD from Rhino Entertainment. Hosted by Billy Crystal and narrated by Amy Sedaris.
Jack and Jill - Movie Review
Read a review of the 2011 comedy Jack and Jill, starring Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Nick Swardson and Al Pacino.
Mystery Men - Review
Mystery Men - Review of the 1999 movie Mystery Men, starring Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Greg Kinnear, Paul Reubens, William H. Macy and Hank Azaria.
Wet Hot American Summer - Review
Wet Hot American Summer Movie Review - Review of the 2002 film Wet Hot American Summer starring Michael Showalter, Ken Marino, Janeane Garofalo, Molly Shannon and Paul Rudd and directed by former 'State' cast member David Wain.
Eddie Murphy - Raw
Eddie Murphy's 1987 concert film is one of the biggest stand-up movies of all time, but time hasn't exactly been kind to it.
Role Models - Review
Role Models Movie Review - Review of the 2008 movie Role Models, starring Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott and Elizabeth Banks and directed by former 'State' cast member David Wain.
The Majestic - Review
The Majestic Review - Review of the 2001 film The Majestic starring Jim Carrey and directed by Frank Darabont.
The Promotion DVD Review
The Promotion DVD Review - Promotion DVD - Review of The Promtion on DVD - Check out this review of The Promotion, a great and overlooked 2008 comedy starring Seann William Scott and John C. Reilly.
Dinner for Schmucks - Review
Read a review of the 2010 comedy Dinner for Schmucks, starring Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis, Jemaine Clement and Jeff Dunham.