Tagged with Cringe Comedy

Review: Lemon, 2017, dir. Janicza Bravo

Review: Lemon, 2017, dir. Janicza Bravo


Here it is, at long last (that is, if you think six months qualifies as “long”): My review of Janicza Bravo’s excellent debut feature film, Lemon, a chronicle of defective but self-aggrandizing whiteness, starring Bravo’s husband Brett Gelman (also serving here as co-writer; they’re a real team).  There are reasons and then some why I like … Continue reading

Review: Klown Forever, 2016, dir. Mikkel Nørgaard

Review: Klown Forever, 2016, dir. Mikkel Nørgaard


Remember five years ago when I reviewed that movie Klown? I’m at it again, reviewing its sequel, Klown Forever, over at The Playlist, much like its stars, Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam, are at it again playing awful, petty, self-destructive alternate versions of themselves. How nice to be reunited with them. Wait: No, not how “nice.” How … Continue reading