Revisiting beloved films and series is always risky. Fortunately, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp succeeds, by remaining faithful to the film without excessively retreading old jokes.
On the surface, Difficult People might look like another showbiz insider sitcom full of shrill, self-absorbed jerks, but it succeeds thanks to whip-smart writing and a fast pace that flows as smoothly as the invective spewing from the characters’ mouths.
As I watched the recent finale, I tried to think of another comedy that has managed to evoke such emotion in me. Parks was always able to hit me in the gut like no other. The Harvest Festival, the city council election, the Unity Concert, Leslie and Ben — each one of these storylines were carefully built toward and executed with precision. And they all stuck their lan
Broad City has deliberate looseness that seems to be a result of its web series roots. It’s not sloppy, but it does have an effortless vibe that matches the carefree attitude of its two leads.
With the 2014 television season behind us, it’s now time to look ahead to what we’ll be watching in 2015. list. So set your DVR, update your queue, steal your parents’ HBO Go password, and get ready for The TPC’s 2015 TV Preview.
By JIM SABATASO | STAFF Since its inception, the sitcom formula has varied little. Take a group of people — family, friends, coworkers — set up a problem, and give them 22 minutes to solve it. Add snark, schmaltz, absurdity to taste. Repeat for as many seasons as possible. That’s not meant to be a…
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