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Run Time: 1:42
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-02-04
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, ...

If it doesn’t find its niche in theaters, it will certainly surface again in the home video market and become a favorite for Christmases to come.

Run Time: 1:48
U.S. Home Release Date: 2020-02-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Thematic Elements, Profanity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Taika Waititi
Cast: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, ...

Falls afoul of tonal inconsistencies which can be especially detrimental in a story with its roots so deeply embedded in an abhorrent historical episode.

Run Time: 1:57
U.S. Release Date: 2019-10-25
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Craig Brewer
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Keegan-Michael Key, Kodi Smit-McPhee, ...

A solid re-examination of a bygone era and genre with a strong performance of a character worthy of biopic treatment.

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2018-11-23
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
Cast: Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, Emma Stone, ...

It may peter out on the way to an anticlimactic conclusion but it’s fun while it lasts and the three peerless female leads deserve recognition.

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2018-09-28
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Becca Gleason
Cast: Joey King, Jack Kilmer, Andrea Savage, ...

A coming-of-age story characterized by comedy-infused drama and a decidedly female point-of-view.

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2018-07-10
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Jon E. Cohen
Cast: Rancel Edwards, Erin Karpluk, Michael Xavier, ...

This superficial and lightweight approach might make for adequate TV viewing but it functions more as a clumsy tease than a satisfying motion picture.

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2018-06-22
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Christian Papierniak
Cast: Mackenzie Davis, Carrie Coon, Alex Russell, ...

Despite a committed performance from Mackenzie Davis, the film corkscrews into a death spiral of trite dialogue meant to obfuscate the lack of a meaningful narrative.

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2018-05-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Jason Reitman
Cast: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingstone, ...

More often than not, "Tully" comes across as a group of relatable characters marooned in a story with nowhere to go.

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2018-04-06
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Richard Loncraine
Cast: Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, ...

The cast is top-notch and the characters are sufficiently likable but the movie’s vanilla narrative repeatedly offers unsurprising plot points.

Run Time: 1:59
U.S. Release Date: 2017-12-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Violence, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Craig Gillespie
Cast: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, ...

Although the surface tone is breezy and cheeky, there’s a lot going on beneath the facade.