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Listen to My New Podcast: Made Up Movies

On our new show, Made Up Movies, listeners submit fake movie ideas, and we review them as if they are actually real. It’s a fun mix of improv, movie tropes, and listener participation, and it’s already gaining a loyal fanbase.

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Movie Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

Like Wonder Woman before it, Spider-Man: Homecoming is a fun-filled adventure that falls apart under scrutiny, more a movie theater equivalent of a Disneyland ride than a fully formed story. What keeps the action piping along is the charismatic acting and winsome dialogue that manages to genuinely capture the quippy character of Spider-Man. Star Tom […]

Comedy Matt Shore Reel: Writing Movie Reviews

Birth of the Modern Comedy

Here’s a link to my new article about why I think The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle are even funnier than Anchorman 2.  This second sentence serves no purpose other than to make the previous link stand out. Let’s face it, you’re paying more attention to Jennifer Lawrence.

Matt Shore Reel: Acting & Comedy

New Page: Production Stills

I am collecting all my still photographs from set and putting them on the PAGE marked PRODUCTION STILLS on the bar to the right. Sure, they have fewer frames than the videos, but there is something calming about knowing I’m not flailing around like a madman. I hope you enjoy!  

Movie Reviews

Top Ten Best Movies of 2012

Here I will collect my thoughts on the creamiest of the cream of the crop. As we plunge further into Awards Season, it’s important to remember the dear-departed films of yesteryear. These are the movies I most enjoyed in 2012. Let me know if you agree or not by tweeting me @shorester. 10. The Cabin in […]