“What We Do in the Shadows: Season Two”: One-Sentence Review

Remarkably, What We Do in the Shadows builds on its previous season’s chemistry, sinking its fangs further into everything that works, while creating moments of comedic genius along the way—Jackie Daytona anyone?

11 out of 12 Tamales

“What We Do in the Shadows”: One-Sentence Review

The movie before the hit FX show, Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s What We Do in the Shadows, lays the groundwork—above and six feet below—to what has transitioned into one of TV’s funniest shows.

9 out of 12 Tamales

“Coming 2 America”: One-Sentence Review

A brisk power walk down memory lane, Coming 2 America revisits, with mostly diminishing returns, the majority of the first Coming’s jokes and characters, leaving no stone, zirconia or diamond, unturned.

6 out of 12 Tamales

“An American Pickle”: One-Sentence Review

A quainter and milder Encino Man, An American Pickle is the double-dose-of-Seth Rogen comedy we didn’t know we wanted—even if the story eventually gets too big for its early 20th century britches.

8.5 out of 12 Tamales