From curtain to curtain, “Priscilla” is a joyous romp that seriously shows how taking the wrong things seriously can take all the fun out of life
When it comes to a straight tear jerker, the audience knows what they’re getting into: depressing story arcs, heartbreak, probably someone dying
“Myth” is much more a tale about two blokes wrestling with their own grief and their own past lives than it is sleuthing for gargantuan footprints and hairy mirages
If you’re looking for some throwback fun on a rare Friday night off with some like-minded friends and a case of cheap beer (or, more appropriately, Jolt Cola), or you really just want to relive those teenage glory days of gaming then by all means — to borrow from 80s pop culture — you should, like, totally go for it
Between the unabashed baby eating, brief yet veiled nudity, and untamed pelvic undulations that would make Mr. Presley blush, it’s not your grandparent’s night out at the community theater. And that’s a great thing.
It isn’t that the show itself, and this Vintage production, doesn’t roll out a buffet of audience-pleasing scenes, songs, and familiar memes, but at the end, you walk away with a collection of audience-pleasing scenes, songs and memes
“Weiner,” a political documentary by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg on the second and final mayoral campaign by Anthony Weiner in New York City, is a solid example of how access — in the cinematic sense — evolves when it hits the fan
The primary problem is that despite the inherent potential for these characters’ worlds colliding inside the bakery, the film has downright offensive levels of inoffensiveness and unoriginality.
It’s loud, it’s violent and it’s not at all easy — but with the right set of ears and eyes, it’s incredibly rewarding once you drill down to the message.