Animated Comedy Movies

Comedy movies have been around since film saw its beginnings, but the animated genre has gained popularity throughout recent years. Though animation is particularly popular with children, comedies geared at adult audiences have also been released in this spectacular format. It’s more commonly seen on the television networks (with animated adult comedy shows such as Family Guy and South Park) but it has been done on the big screen.

Which animated comedy movies should you watch? It depends what you are looking for. These family and mature audience films of the gene are a great place to start.

Animated Family Comedy Movies

The Madagascar Films (2005; 2008) – These films serve up adventure and plenty of laughs, with a cast of animal characters who suddenly find themselves in the wilds of Africa after only having known life within the sweet captivity of the Central Park Zoo. The characters are voiced by some of today’s best loved comedians including Chris Rock, Ben stiller and Sacha Baron Cohen. A third film is set to be released in 2012.

Monsters VS Aliens (2009) – Got a family full of sci-fi fans and of course, lovers of comedy movies? You’ll all enjoy this computer animated comedy about a woman who is struck by a meteorite on her wedding day, transformed into a giant, taken captive by a secret government compound and befriended by a group of strange but lovable monsters  who’ll join with her to combat aliens and save the world!

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) – The beloved children’s book is brought to life by a hilarious cast and modern animation. Join Flint, the wanna-be inventor, who finally sees some short lived success as he falls for the girl, creates enough food to fill the bellies of everyone in town and later deals with the comical catastrophe that ensues!

Animated Comedy Movies

Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (1988) – There’s trouble in Toontown in this classic favorite. Families with older children might consider this film for a family night pick. Some scenes may give younger children a fright. The film is a wonderful combination of comedy, mystery, fantasy and live action mixed with animation. 

South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut (1999) – South Park took hold of its success and went the comedy movies route when it was brought to the big screen in 1999. As usual, fans’ favorite characters -Kyle, Stan, Cartman and friends- are in the midst of comical adventure, with no shortage of foul language and extremely crude humor. 

Eight Crazy Nights (2002) – If you’re an Adam Sandler fan (and of his more adult films) you may enjoy watching him dish out the laughs (and plenty of song, those this isn’t your typical musical number) in full cartoon style animation.

iPod Movies – Download Movies To iPod

Technology is always busy at work, striving to find more ways in which individuals and families can have more ways to enjoy themselves with entertainment that is available to them. Ipods are the most recent sensations amongst youngsters. No wonder if you own an iPod you will definitely be looking for movies as there is also a huge disk space available with latest models and you can store 9/10 movies easily along with your favorite collection of songs.

Just look at how far the ability of watching movies has gone. Remember back in the day when the only movies that people were able to watch were only available to them in black and white viewing?

As time went on, technology slowly introduced to the world, movies that were available in color. This of course was a major break-through in the way that individuals and families viewed the movies that they had available to them for entertainment in the family.

All the while, technology was consistently at work trying to focus on ways that viewing a movie could be improved. This of course brought us to the point of having the ability to watch all of our favorite movies oh VHS tapes.

For many years this type of movie viewing seemed extremely phenomenal to almost the entire population, and it was enjoyed for many years after its initial introduction.

As most all of us are aware of, many years later the extremely growing and popular DVD was introduced. This brought the ability of being able to watch a movie to an extremely enjoyable and amazing new level.

As technology would have it, even more innovative and exciting new methods are continuously being introduced into the public for individuals and families to enjoy, in new and exciting ways that are available today, that movie watching can be enjoyed. One such example of technology at work, would be with the unbelievably popular Ipod. The name Ipod over the past few years has literally become a household name, and well known to almost everyone.

Many web sites are also continuously at work in finding better ways to accommodate individuals and families with movies they offer as Ipod downloads, made available for your Ipod system. With the opportunity that is available to download movies right to your Ipod, you have the added benefit of being able to search through a wide and varied selection of all types of movies. You can find horror movies, comedy, romance, sitcoms, western, informative, war movies, and a whole lot more. You will be able to find such a large selection that is available for you to browse through and download straight to your Ipod, in the comfort and privacy of your own home. You can also find selections in popular movies for every member of your family. Not just for the adults, but for all the children in your family as well.

With all of the latest styles in popular Ipod systems that technology has to offer us today, isn’t it about time that you also join the many benefits that are constantly being brought your way in the way of Ipod movie downloads?

Barber Shop: Their Own Style of Comedy

If you take a look at the list of movies and TV shows releasing in the United States, and the ones that succeed, you will find that comedy dominates the list. People love to laugh, and as the world becomes more and more troubled – with global warming, terrorism, and crime on the rise – there is an ever-increasing need for films that distract people from these issues. Or help them deal with these issues in a way that does not send them crying with despair.

As the country has a large African American population, the number of movies catering to them, is also quite high. While there are a few dramatic and romantic movies in this space, a large number of them are comedy movies. And the actors who star in these movies are hugely popular and iconic figures in their own right. Think of Eddie Murphy who was fantastic in the Nutty Professor films, Norbit, and Beverly Hills Cop series. There is Queen Latifah who is almost equally popular for her comic timing and style. She has been in the Ice Age films, as the voice of Ellie, she has her own talk show, and she was also part of the Barber Shop franchise (the second film titled Barbershop 2: Back in Business).

Barber Shop has been a very popular series for its star, Ice Cube, who has multiple other comic successes to his credit. It is set in a barbershop in the South Side of Chicago. The first film introduced Calvin (Ice Cube) who inherits a barbershop, a cornerstone of life in America at one time, from his father. He discovers the true value of his inheritance only after he sells it, as he realizes that it is a place for people of the community to bond.

The second Barber Shop film took the same premise and setting, and some of the same characters, and dealt with a new set of challenges. In this film, the antagonists were urban developers trying to do away with all mom and pop stores for a branded world. Ice Cube was joined by Queen Latifah for this film though Anthony Anderson (who has lately been seen in the hit TV series Blackish) who was in the first one, sat this one out.

He makes a comeback in the comedy movie Barber Shop: The Next Cut, reprising his role as J.D. This one also has Nicki Minaj. The story is about the increasing violence and crime in the neighborhood of the barbershop. Calvin and the rest of the crew decide to tackle it in their own way.

Will this be the last film of the series? That is hard to say, as the previous film had released a decade before this one. Even if a sequel is not on the cards, a remake may just pop up a decade after.