What movie is missing from our list of the best comedies since 2000?

This week’s question: What movie is missing from our recent list of the best big-screen comedies since 2000?

Read This: Why doesn’t Melissa McCarthy get the respect she’s earned?

Melissa McCarthy’s movies consistently make money. In fact, they turn handsome profits on relatively modest budgets. She just starred in her latest box office-topping comedy, The Boss. She has an Oscar nomination and an Emmy award to her name. And yet, she’s hounded by the same complaints from critics and those who…

Mark the beginning of year-end supercuts with this look at film in 2015

While it’s still a while to go before the end of the year, the year-end compilations have begun. It’s uncertain how many of these will make The A.V. Club’s best of the year (better luck next time, Spectre!), but one editor has combined some incredible images from many 2015 films to produce an epic journey across time…

The best films of 2015 (so far): A halftime report in superlatives

2015 is half over, and already we’re looking at a banner year for movies of all shapes and sizes, from expensive studio films to idiosyncratic indies to three-hour Russian science-fiction epics. There will be plenty of time come December to make the hard choices between these wildly different works, ranking and…

Weekend Box Office: Entourage and that FIFA movie share a fitting fate

Who’s hungry for some Monday afternoon schadenfreude? Released just three days after the resignation of FIFA president Sepp Blatter, the reportedly execrable FIFA-funded United Passions—about the history of the beleaguered athletic association, and featuring Tim Roth as a suspiciously heroic and dashing Blatter—made…

Oh YEAH: Entourage and 82 other summer movies that aren’t Entourage (Part 1)

The summer of 2015 is brimming with big stars who want to be your superhero, teaming for epic adventures, side-splitting comedies, and sweeping romances that will stir your heart from its winter slumber. There are also some movies that aren’t Entourage. And so, as Vincent Chase and company prepare to enter theaters,…

Read This: The man behind the best improvisational comedies of the past decade

Brent White has one of the most finely calibrated senses of humor in Hollywood, and yet you’ve probably never heard of him. New York Times Magazine recently published an in-depth profile of the editor, who got his start in editing comedies in 2000 when he cut the one-season wonder Freaks And Geeks. This launched a…

Morena Baccarin and Allison Janney join Melissa McCarthy’s Spy

Sometimes, it’s easy to tell what a movie will be like based on what actors are in it. If it has, say, Jason Statham, it’ll probably be a high-octane thrill-ride with lots of explosions and dumb one-liners. If it has—just to pick another name at random—Melissa McCarthy, there’s a good chance it’ll be a wacky romp with…