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The “Why You Always Lying” Meme Now Has A Full-Length Video

If you have been anywhere online in the last few weeks you have no doubt caught someone, somewhere referencing Nicholas Fraser’s hilarious parody of the Next classic “Too Close.” His now viral vine, titled “Why You Always Lying,” has racked up more than 31 million views since its release, and to celebrate his success Fraser […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Addicted To Fresno’ Is One Of 2015’s Best Comedies

Film: Addicted To Fresno Starring: Judy Greer, Natasha Lyonne Directed by: Jamie Babbit Addicted To Fresno is the bold and unflinchingly hilarious comedy you never knew you needed to see. It’s the perfect response to anyone who claims women can’t be funny, as well as anyone who believes every movie needs romance or a male […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Shaun The Sheep’ Is The Best Family Film Of 2015

Film: Shaun The Sheep Written by: Mark Burton, Richard Starzak Directed by: Mark Burton, Richard Starzak In a time when the word ‘Minion’ can send chills down the spine of any person with children, Shaun The Sheep delivers a fun and refreshing take on family entertainment that literally anyone can enjoy. A spin-off from the […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Pixels’ Is A Disaster In Every Way

Film: Pixels Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James Directed by: Chris Columbus Adam Sandler has official hit rock bottom, and he’s dragging your childhood heroes, as well as the great Peter Dinklage, down with him. Pixels is exactly what we fear seeing when we pay to go to the movies. From beginning to end the film, […]

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Latest ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Trailer Is Perfect

Netflix will help everyone return to Camp Firewood for one more wild season of memories when Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp hits the popular streaming platform on July 31, 2015. Today a new trailer for the mini-series found its way online, and it might just be the funniest thing you see all […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ted 2’ Is The First Major Misfire Of Summer 2015

Film: Ted 2 Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane Directed By: Seth MacFarlane Having established a new hero in the world of profane comedy with his initial outing, Seth MacFarlane has proven with Ted 2 what A Million Ways To Die In The West alluded to over a year ago: America’s turn of the millennium funnyman […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Welcome To Me’ Is Kristen Wiig At Her Best

Film: Welcome To Me Starring: Kristen Wiig, Wes Bentley Directed by: Shira Piven As if you needed another reason to love Kristen Wiig. Welcome To Me may be the definition of an offbeat movie. Both hilarious and heartbreaking, the film tells the tale of a mentally unwell woman who uses her lottery winnings to purchase […]

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Time Is Running Out To Fund The Patrice O’Neal Doc, ‘Better Than You’

The comedy world lost one of its brightest stars with the passing of Patrice O’Neal, but if you act fast you can play an active role in ensuring that his legacy lives on. Right now, an Indiegogo campaign is ticking away its final hours while trying to fund Better Than You, a feature-length documentary about […]

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UTG @ MICF: Paul Foot, Neil Hamburger & Sara Pascoe

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: Paul Foot Show: Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon #Major Venue: The HiFi Bar, Melbourne Over the course of his storied career, UK jester Paul Foot has developed a reputation as one of the most excitable and unpredictable comics the world has to offer. His new show Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon #Major […]

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UTG @ MICF: Sarah Kendall, DeAnne Smith, Russell Kane & Jonestown

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: Sarah Kendall Show: A Day In October Venue: Melbourne Town Hall UK-based, Australian born and raised, Sarah Kendall has a knack for telling stories that inspire you to laugh and cry in equal measure. Kendall displays this skill in all its emotionally manipulative glory in her new show, A Day […]

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UTG @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: James Acaster (UK)

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: James Acaster Show: James Acaster (UK) Venue: Melbourne Town Hall (Powder Room) Brtish stand-up James Acaster is a lot of things. A man, a juror, a gangster, a comedian; thankfully it is the latter of these that he has chosen to make his calling, and tonight it was the Melbourne […]

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UTG @ Melbourne International Comedy Festival: John Kearns – ‘Shtick’

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Comic: John Kearns Show: Shtick Venue: The Acacia Room at the Victoria Hotel With unprecedented back-to-back ‘Best Newcomer’ and ‘Best Comedy Show’ awards from Edinburgh, it’s fair to say that UK comic John Kearns comes to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival under the weight of great expectations. Fortunately for Kearns, and […]