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Chris Rock’s status as one of the best stand-ups of his generation, perhaps ever, isn’t in question. Thus far, however, his winning mixture of insightful social commentary and incising wit hasn’t translated to film. His previous directorial efforts (Head of State, I Think I Love My Wife) largely sacrificed the comedian’s observations for more standard slants, while his slumming with Adam Sandler in the Grown Ups movies is probably fun for them but definitely not for us. The quasi-autobiographical Top Five is the closest Rock has come yet to capturing his on-stage magic, and though the film is often funny, it’s also disorganized and broad in its judgments.


Chris Rock’s TOP FIVE Gets a New Red Band Trailer

A new red band trailer has been released for the upcoming Chris Rock comedy Top Five, which has just a bit more “stank” on it than the theatrical trailer. The film, written, directed, and starring Rock, features Rosario Dawson, J.B. Smoove, Gabrielle Union,

‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ Trailer 2

‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ Trailer 2

Although the first trailer for this self-help book turned comedy movie was not exactly funny, or even remotely entertaining, I was hopeful that it was just a bad trailer.  The cast is pretty decent, with the likes of Elizabeth Banks, Cameron Diaz,