The story has lots of laughs generated by sight gags, broad slapstick, witty dialogue and many mature references (minus snickering) to sex, body functions, body parts and paternity.
After the proverbial curtain fell I felt like paraphrasing Hamlet: "I have of late, but wherefore I know why, lost all my misery...."
It's summer in Hollywood again: feminists and intelligent moviegoers may want to lower their expectations.
While some may find the laughs to be loutish and louche, overall this critic enjoyed it.
Screenwriter Maya Forbes makes an auspicious directorial debut in this intensely personal film recreating her troubled Boston girlhood during the 1970s
Laurel and Hardy became friends with inimitable comic chemistry, and huge audience pleasers at the box office.
Lightning-fast changing of costumes, props and sets lends itself to levity as mustaches droop and muttonchops fall off of undaunted actors who know the show must go on.
As a champion of enlightened phoniness in TV journalism, Stewart has proven himself to be one-of-a-kind, a fake who's unrivaled as the real deal.
Williams, hardly "selfish" or "cowardly," gave back to the people via his career-spanning progressive activism.
Sometimes it takes a Brit to hold up a mirror to America, capture its ugly side and reflect it back in biting, yet empathetic, satire.