With Friday's release of The Heat (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy), another buddy cop movie joins a film library filled with explosions, oddball pairings and broad humor. While the genre's been compacted into a cliche over the years (especially immediately following its heyday in the late '80s and ... More >>
At some point during their comedy careers, every stand-up has to deal with a heckler. A truly annoying heckler can derail even experienced comedians as well as make audiences uncomfortable. While most hecklers think they're being funny and can be shamed into silence with a pithy rejoinder from a tal ... More >>
If it weren't for his recent, surprisingly tender performance in the Oscarific Silver Linings Playbook, Chris Tucker would be in danger of only being known for his massive IRS debt. But now he's back, not only in his first film in years but on the road performing standup, which was what first brough ... More >>
March holds a variety of options for comedy fans -- from a new night in Boulder to the appearance of such '90s nostalgia faces as Chris Tucker and the duo from Loveline. Click ahead to see what side-splitting adventures await as we laugh our way out of the winter chill. See also: - Ben Kronberg ... More >>
Wu-Tang has been immersed in kung-fu for so long, it was inevitable that one member of the Clan would make a major appearance in a martial arts movie at some point. The RZA appeared briefly in Ghost Dog in 1999, but only for a passing moment, though he did produce the soundtrack. In The Man with the ... More >>
It's a pretty sad statement about race in America that every black man in Hollywood except Will Smith and Chris Rock is still somehow required to have a fat, sassy, female alter-ego to periodically provide the machine with a few cheap yuks about -- looka here, kids! -- how black women are, fa ... More >>
Ice Cube and Tracy Morgan get religion in First Sunday.
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In the Mix can't keep up with its likable star.
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Rush Hour 2 is as light on its feet as a dead elephant.
Romeo Must Die packs a Hong-Kong style wallop.