Jeff York

Comedies Like “Good Boys” Mine Laughs But Fail to Cut Deeper

Comedies Like “Good Boys” Mine Laughs But Fail to Cut Deeper

How funny you found the film Good Boys that opened this past weekend likely depended upon how hysterical you regard the word “f*ck.” In this new raucous comedy, a trio of sixth graders mouth it a lot, as does everyone else around them. The word can be a stitch, but by the time the kids […]

 Jeff York

Why Is It So Hard to Find a Good Rom-Com at the Movies These Days?

Why Is It So Hard to Find a Good Rom-Com at the Movies These Days?

Have romantic comedies lost their luster these days because romance is such an antiquated concept in a nation where one out of every two marriages ends in divorce or a quick Tinder date will do just as nicely sans the headache? Is the screenplay structure for them too evident in its ‘boy meets girl, boy […]