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Here are the top ten articles for the Comedy Movies Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Army of Darkness Movie Review
The final and most shameless film of the Evil Dead trilogy makes for an instant Halloween classic. Rather than being a flat-out slasher flick like the previous movies, Army of Darkness takes us on a dark and twisted fantasy adventure that makes it the perfect epic ending for Giggleween!
2. Spaceballs Movie Review
The biggest-grossing box office hit Mel Brooks has had to date is, surprisingly enough, not his best. However, it co-starred Joan Rivers in a rather hilarious performance, and deserves to be mentioned regardless. Take a look at what happens when the master of satire goes Sci-Fi.
3. The Birdcage Movie Review
A classic of the mid-90s, The Birdcage is the tale of an engagement bringing about ridiculous circumstances when two families with completely opposed beliefs and values meet each other for the first time. A hilarious addition to any movie night, just use discretion when involving the kids.
4. Murder By Death Movie Review
Neil Simon's send-up of murder mystery movies and novels is corny and bitingly funny at the same time. An all-star cast including Peter Falk, Peter Sellers, and Maggie Smith makes for a fun time for anyone wanting a little escape from the heaviness of other genres.
5. Movie Review - Clue
How do you know when a particular board game is popular? Not when Parker Brothers buys it. Not when it sells millions of copies. Not when the game has been around for decades. No, itís when the director of The Blues Brothers and Animal House co-writes a flop movie about it.
6. Slapstick Breakdown!
Slapstick is a genre of comedy that is widely under-appreciated. Most people see it as a low form, without appreciating all of the artistry that's present when it's done right.
7. Death To Smoochy Movie Review
To honor the passing of Robin Williams, I take a look back at the role I most fondly remember him in. This film flopped at the box office, its dark plot clashing a bit too garishly with its characters, but it remains a prime example of why Robin was one of the all-time greats.
8. Mrs. Doubtfire Movie Review
Iíve decided to switch gears and make this remembrance of Robin Williams go a bit longer. Today I review a classic of his, and certainly one of my favorite movies growing up as a kid. What happens when a man-child voice actor gets a divorce? Letís just say it gets old before it gets better.
9. Thank You For Smoking Movie Review
Satire is break dancing of humor: everyone thinks they can do it, but only a few do it well. Thankfully, for all the ďsatireĒ movie equivalents of drunk white dudes trying to do the robot, we have movies like Thank You for Smoking, which serve those poser films with its funky fresh moves.
10. Slapstick Comedy - A second-by-second breakdown
If ballet dancing is the most elegant form of physical expression, then slapstick comedy has been given an ill-fitting reputation as its beer-swilling knucklehead cousin no everyone turns their nose up at. Here's why you shouldn't.
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