When veteran comic and filmmaker Carl Reiner passed away in late June 2020, the entertainment world reeled in shock. Reiner left behind seven decades of iconic acting moments and razor-sharp comic writing. Here’s a look at his seismic effect on the showbiz world.
If comedy is tragedy plus time, when is the right time if the tragedy is of the magnitude of genocide?
It took the better part of 60 years, but finally the work of master animator Jay Ward has a proper big screen adaptation in Rob Minkoff’s Mr. Peabody & Sherman. It stays faithful to the tone of the original show, delivers all new jokes, enhances the characters without destroying them, and by just updating the material enough so it doesn’t feel like a forced attempt at being hip.
This might be our best Blu-Ray review round up yet, including The Muppet Movie, The Sword in the Stone, Wes Craven's Swamp Thing, John Carpenter's The Fog, Mel Brooks' The Producers, and The Kentucky Fried Movie.