Amy Schumer dropped her Netflix one-hour special, and it’s a flaming pile of junk.
Let’s start off with the title and look: Leather. She jokes about how terrible she looks in it, and she isn’t kidding. 376 more words
This week, it’s a trip for vegan food at Ground Control (3315 W. Armitage) with peerless author Mike “McBeardo” McPadden (Heavy Metal Movies). Mike’s always been one of my favorite guests; he has a shocking depth of knowledge about horror and metal. 73 more words
Greetings again from the darkness. The best comedy often touches a nerve. Jokes can make us feel uncomfortable and even a bit embarrassed for laughing. Although the best comedians are traditionally those who attack the politically correct world we live in, there are certain topics that remain taboo even to the bravest comedians: child molesting, rape, AIDS, 9/11, and the Holocaust. 381 more words
In the indie house as in the multiplex, the calendar year takes some time to get going. But here we are in the full swing of spring movie season, and this month’s art-house offerings are particularly strong, spanning performance films to dark comedies to ghost stories to comic documentaries, and everything in between. 1,888 more words