Comedy films

BBC releases list of 100 best comedy movies of all time

Billy Wilder’s Some like it hot was voted best comedy of all time in a poll for BBC Culture. Some 253 critics from around the world – including Tara Brady and this writer for Irish weather – were asked to rate their 10 favorite comedy films. The last 100 delivered predictable results and some notable […]

Action films

‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Pays Tribute to Friends Action Movies

SAN ANTONIO – Looking for a movie with tons of intense action sequences, lots of one-liners, and amazing panoramic views? Lionsgate Films’ latest ’90s-style action-comedy, “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” delivers it all and yet, despite its uninspired plot, finds a way to make it work. The film pairs two Marvel Comic stars in Ryan Reynolds and […]

Action films

Hollywood actress Salma Hayek: There are “too many action movies” | Ents & Arts News

Actress Salma Hayek told Sky News there are “far too many action films” being made and “it’s hard to find a really good one”. She thinks viewers are looking for films that stand out and says her new offering, The Hitman’s Bodyguard, is “really different”. Hayak, 50, plays the wife of Samuel L Jackson’s assassin […]

Comedy films

5 Times Akshay Kumar Made Us LOL With These Romantic Comedy Movies

In a career spanning over 25 years, actor Akshay Kumar has ventured into almost every genre, be it comedy, drama, action, romance or thrillers. But some of his romantic comedies really make you fall in love! You can’t help but go aww when you watch Akshay go all out to woo his beloved! Here are […]

Comedy films

Judd Apatow explains why comedy movies struggle

Judd Apatow knows a thing or two about making a comedy film in the studio system. Maybe we should all listen to him. Judd Apatow is widely credited with bringing new life to the R-rated comedy genre in the 21st century through the critical and commercial hits “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up.” But even […]