Articles by Samuel J. Cole
April 25, 2008
Comedy movies of the past few years have progressively gravitated towards in-your-face outrageous laughs. Movies like Knocked Up, Superbad, and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story have led the way to this new form of R-rated comedy. These films are a direct result of Judd Apatow’s vision, who directed Knocked Up, produced Superbad, and most recently produced Forgetting Sarah Marsall. This movie serves up the laughs at a fevered pace, but Apatow’s formula is becoming a little predictable.
February 29, 2008
Dramashop’s production of “SubUrbia” was an incredibly enjoyable and searing performance of Eric Bogosian’s original play. It shows an extremely affecting view of young adult angst which viewers can easily relate to.
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January 23, 2008
The first thing you’ve probably noticed upon watching the various trailers and previews for “Cloverfield” is that the movie is shot as though it is being recorded by a personal camcorder. Luckily, this gimmick (which you probably remember from “The Blair Witch Project”) is not the only thing the movie has going for it.