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Blood Fest
Comedy-horror provides plenty of GIF-able gags
"...throughout make up slightly for the times when a gag runs longer than it’s welcomed, like when Chuck’s Zachary..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Jenny Nulf

The Happytime Murders
Puppet comedy crime caper is less Feebles, more just feeble
"...say. This is the feature-length equivalent of an R-rated gag reel from a mainstream Muppets feature. While it might..."

Aug. 24, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Never Goin' Back
Augustine Frizell ingeniously revamps the stoner buddy comedy
"...ill-conceived holdup of a sandwich shop, a running constipation gag, and a plethora of raunchy jokes. The notes that..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ant-Man and the Wasp
Marvel's crime caper comedy sequel gets bigger, smaller, but still fun
"...funny as a drumming ant, or any of Reed’s sight-gag-heavy action sequences...."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

I Tried Death Wish Coffee and Lived
Dangerous levels of caffeine and self-confidence ensued
"...concept: Bait for food writers needing quick clicks, a gag present for Dad's stocking, a trophy for the same..."

June 8, 2018 Food Post by Dan Gentile

Super Troopers 2
Vermont's finest return, and this time they're Canadian.
"...fans of the comedy troupe’s earnestly juvenile and dead gag-heavy schtick, who was expecting, much less paying for even..."

April 27, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Traffik
Sleazy modern exploitation falls off its poorly staked moral high ground.
"...service, where he plans to surprise her with an engagement ring. On the way there, Brea has a cryptic..."

April 27, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Harrell: Attempted Murder or Self-Defense?
Trial of 2016 cop shooting leaves context out of question
"...Last Friday, while pursuing a tip about an unconventional gag order issued to – apparently – everybody sitting in..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Mom and Dad
Nic Cage goes crazy/crazier in this kid-killing black comedy
"...and it’s also not-Matt Groening’s wickedest Treehouse of Horror couch-gag bar none. See it with someone you love. And..."

Jan. 26, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The LEGO Ninjago Movie
The LEGO law of diminishing returns
"...your memory for longer than a moment. A blink-and-you’ll-miss-it gag involving the infamous “Wilhelm scream” woke me up, as..."

Sept. 22, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Menashe
In an Orthodox Jewish community, a father struggles to retain custody of his son
"...the Torah. But like Lucy with the infamous pigskin gag, fate just keeps on snatching Menashe’s moment of triumph..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Logan Lucky
A different kind of heist film from the Ocean's 11 director
"...spiritual shotgun. Or on a Game of Thrones throwaway gag that is such low-hanging fruit, yet so perfectly deployed,..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gay Place
"...From gags to goats, this weekend is full of queer hijinks...."

July 28, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

Spider-Man: Homecoming
Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is back (again)
"...display here – including a decidedly unamazing but hilarious gag involving Spidey and a kid’s tree house – but..."

July 7, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
An animated adaptation of the beloved book series
"...of water in the other, is the movie’s best gag.) But a bigger threat to George, Harold, and their..."

June 9, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

How to Be a Latin Lover
A middle-age lothario learns some life lessons
"...minute longer. Then a wonderfully funny (yet tragic) sight gag occurs from out of left field (quite literally), and..."

May 5, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Belko Experiment
A gory social experiment gone wrong
"...the carnage is impressively keyed to trigger the audience’s gag reflex with shocked laughter right behind...."

March 31, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Gay Place
Livin' healthy isn't easy, but that's about to change
"...organization, in partnership with the Health Equity and Community Engagement Division of Austin Public Health, is putting on a..."

March 24, 2017 Column by Sarah Marloff

The Luv Doc: Always Late
F that D
"...Oh, how I do love an easy answer! Yay!..."

July 29, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

Gay Place
Magical Realness, an Austin spin on vogue / drag balls
"...Poo Poo Platter presents GAG: The Money Shot (The Final Showdown) Get ready to..."

July 8, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

The Huntsman: Winter's War
Modernized fairy tale is a wan follow-up
"...jokes confusing dwarves with children – a tin-eared running gag from scripters Evan Spiliotopoulos and Craig Mazin, considering the..."

April 22, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Gay Place
Let's talk about (gay) sex
"...Poo Poo Platter Presents GAG: Beauty Within The Beast It's a gag-worthy good time..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Column by Sarah Marloff

Lazer Team
The first feature film from Austin's Rooster Teeth gang is a hoot
"...Eighties sci-fi and those who realize that not every gag you throw at the audience is going to be..."

Jan. 29, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Live From The New Yorker
Editor David Remnick on The New Yorker Radio Hour
"...is easy, while comedy, true comedy, not just yuk-yuk, gag-gag, that's hard."..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gay Place: I'm Not Gonna Miss You
Gay Place bids you adieu
"...GAG Poo Poo Platter presents a new monthly drag contest..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Column by Kate X Messer

Trumbo
Blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is essayed by Bryan Cranston
"...shoot. Roach does get good mileage from the sight gag of Trumbo tapping out screenplays in his bathtub, stiff..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Alleluia
A Belgian riff on the pitch-black legend of the Honeymoon Killers
"...with Gloria at all, and in an ebon-black running gag she keeps bursting in on his nocturnal trysts and..."

July 31, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ted 2
Mark Wahlberg and the irrepressible Seth MacFarlane return for a sequel
"...black men’s semen? You’ll either laugh out loud or gag – okay, both – at Family Guy and American..."

June 26, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Slow West
A whimsical and wistful fable follows a young romantic and a hard-nosed realist out West
"...a doozy in both regards, complete with a sight gag for the ages. More evidently worthy of its genre..."

May 22, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

Unfinished Business
The crude humor and cloying sentiment of Vince Vaughn's latest comedy make it a dud
"...drink, drugs, and nude women because, hey, that’s the gag, and Franco’s guileless character is established as having an..."

March 13, 2015 Movie Review by William Goss

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