Tag: Comedy

MS. MARVEL EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)MS. MARVEL EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)

Ms. Marvel Episode 1 is the first instalment of an American superhero television miniseries created by Bisha K. Ali for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics featuring the character Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel. Iman Vellani stars as the titular character, a High School Muslim girl who is obsessed with superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), especially Captain Marvel.

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EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (ANALYSIS)EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE (ANALYSIS)

Everything Everywhere All at Once is a 2022 American absurdist comedy-drama film written and directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (collectively known as “Daniels”). The film has grossed over $57 million worldwide, becoming A24’s highest-grossing film domestically. The film was acclaimed by critics, who lauded its imagination, direction, the performances of the cast, and its handling of themes such as existentialism, nihilism, and Asian American identity.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 10 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 10 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 10 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 10 is the finale of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 9 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 9 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 9 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 9 is the penultimate instalment of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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IS SHINING VALE WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?IS SHINING VALE WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?

Shining Vale

Shining Vale is an American horror comedy television series created by Jeff Astrof and Sharon Horgan. The series stars Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear, Sherilyn Fenn, Mira Sorvino, Merrin Dungey, and Judith Light. The premise is a little stereotypical though, basically, a family moves to a small town into a house in which terrible atrocities have taken place. But no one seems to notice except for Pat (Cox), who’s convinced she’s either depressed or possessed – which turns out, the symptoms are exactly the same.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 8 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 8 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 8 is the eighth instalment of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 7 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 7 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 7 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 7 is the seventh instalment of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 6 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 6 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 6 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 6 is the sixth instalment of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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IS UPLOAD WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?IS UPLOAD WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?

Upload is an American science fiction comedy-drama television series created by Greg Daniels. At the moment, two seasons of the series are streaming over at Amazon Prime Video, with each of the 17 episodes clocking in at about 30 minutes long. So the time investment isn’t too significant but the real question is, of course — is Upload worth binge-watching?

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 5 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 5 (REVIEW)

Better Things S05E05 Review

Better Things Season 5 Ep 5 is the fifth instalment of the 5th season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 4 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 4 (REVIEW)

Better Things S05E04 Review

Better Things Season 5 Ep 4 is the fourth instalment of the 5th season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 3 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 3 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Ep 3 is the third instalment of the 5th season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 1 – 2 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 1 – 2 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Ep 1 – 2 are the first two episodes of the 5th season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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PEACEMAKER S01E08 (REVIEW)PEACEMAKER S01E08 (REVIEW)

Peacemaker S01E08 Review

PEACEMAKER

Peacemaker S01E08 is the season one finale of an American superhero comedy drama streaming television series created by James Gunn for the streaming service HBO Max, based on the DC Comics character Peacemaker. It is the first DC Extended Universe (DCEU) television series, a spin-off from the 2021 film The Suicide Squad.

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THE KING’S MAN (MOVIE REVIEW)THE KING’S MAN (MOVIE REVIEW)

The King's Man Movie Review

The King’s Man is a 2021 spy action comedy film directed by Matthew Vaughn from a screenplay by Vaughn and Karl Gajdusek and a story by Vaughn. The third installment in the Kingsman film series, which is based on the comic book The Secret Service (later retitled to Kingsman) by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, it is a prequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) and Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017).

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PEACEMAKER S01E07 (REVIEW)PEACEMAKER S01E07 (REVIEW)

PEACEMAKER S01E07 REVIEW

Peacemaker S01E07 is the seventh episode of an American superhero comedy drama streaming television series created by James Gunn for the streaming service HBO Max, based on the DC Comics character Peacemaker. It is the first DC Extended Universe (DCEU) television series, a spin-off from the 2021 film The Suicide Squad.

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BELFAST (MOVIE REVIEW)BELFAST (MOVIE REVIEW)

Belfast Movie Review

Belfast is a 2021 British coming of age comedy-drama film written and directed by Kenneth Branagh. The semi-autobiographical film, which Branagh has described as his “most personal film”, centres on a young boy’s childhood amidst the tumult of Belfast, Northern Ireland, in the 1960s. The film stars Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, Colin Morgan, and newcomer Jude Hill.

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PEACEMAKER S01E05 (REVIEW)PEACEMAKER S01E05 (REVIEW)

Peacemaker S01E05 Review

Peacemaker S01E05 is the fifth episode of an American superhero comedy drama streaming television series created by James Gunn for the streaming service HBO Max, based on the DC Comics character Peacemaker. It is the first DC Extended Universe (DCEU) television series, a spin-off from the 2021 film The Suicide Squad.

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PEACEMAKER S01E04 (REVIEW)PEACEMAKER S01E04 (REVIEW)

Peacemaker S01E04 Review

Peacemaker S01E04 is the fourth episode of an American superhero comedy drama streaming television series created by James Gunn for the streaming service HBO Max, based on the DC Comics character Peacemaker. It is the first DC Extended Universe (DCEU) television series, a spin-off from the 2021 film The Suicide Squad.

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GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE (MOVIE REVIEW)GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE (MOVIE REVIEW)

Ghostbusters: Afterlife Movie Review

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a 2021 American supernatural comedy film directed by Jason Reitman, who co-wrote the screenplay with Gil Kenan. The movie is a sequel to Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II, which were both released in the 1980s. The movie is the latest in the fan-service nostalgia driven franchise soft reboot trend that Hollywood has been lazily indulging in of late.

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COBRA KAI SEASON 4 (REVIEW)COBRA KAI SEASON 4 (REVIEW)

Cobra Kai Season 4 Review

Cobra Kai Season 4 is the fourth season of an American martial arts comedy-drama streaming television series and a sequel to the original The Karate Kid films by Robert Mark Kamen. Originally streaming on YouTube, the series followed the characters and scenarios from the movies, initially focusing on the Johnny Lawrence character (William Zabka) as the narrative takes his point of view over thirty years after the events of the first movie. The series was acquired from the third season onwards and has proven immensely popular, with a renewal for a fifth season already in place.

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THE BEST FILMS OF 2021THE BEST FILMS OF 2021

The Best Films of 2021

The Best Films of 2021 is based on the films that we have reviewed on Power of Pop in 2021. Most of these films were watched online, as visits to the cinema were hampered by the damned pandemic. Truth be told, overall, TV series were stronger than films in storytelling and characterisations and we will get to that particular list in a later post.

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DON’T LOOK UP (MOVIE REVIEW)DON’T LOOK UP (MOVIE REVIEW)

Don't Look Up Movie Review

Don’t Look Up is a 2021 American satirical science fiction black comedy film written, produced, and directed by Adam McKay. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence as two low-level astronomers attempting to warn mankind, via a media tour, about an approaching comet that will destroy Earth.

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