Amanda Mazzillo is a writer with a B.A. in Writing & Linguistics and a minor in Film Studies from Georgia Southern University. She enjoys writing comedy and exploring all forms of media. Her Twitter name is a bad pun: @mazzillofirefox
Rushmore is a film that employs screwball comedy conventions, helping to create an interesting combination of genres.
Not all the jokes in Fist Fight land, but the film still works surprisingly well as a satirical exploration of the American education system.
Lost Cat Corona is a film that is occasionally funny, yet suffers from underdeveloped characters, which makes it hard to remain invested.
Girlfriend's Day is a film that is occasionally funny, yet it tries to ambitiously blend multiple genres, in a way that only partly works.
Ricky Gervais' feature length outing for his most beloved character is one of the most emotionally poignant comedies in recent memory.
Elaine May had a run of successful films in the '70s and '80s, yet she remains an underappreciated director and writer in the industry.
On New Year's Eve, six friends get together and reflect on their lives, and the bigger issues in the world. Auld Lang Syne is