Ashley Hoffman

Ashley Hoffman
Ashley Hoffman's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): TIME Magazine
Publications: TIME Magazine

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
No Score Yet Joe Mande's Award-winning Comedy Special (2017) Framed around the race for a fake comedy award, Mande's special goes there with zero misfires. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 18, 2019
100% Neal Brennan: 3 Mics (2017) You'll laugh if: You're up for a rollercoaster ride in the hands of a man who's not trying to be funny but is hilarious, and isn't trying to depress you, but might. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 16, 2019
100% Sarah Silverman: A Speck of Dust (2017) Silverman manages to pull off a balancing act between a call for bipartisan understanding and some bizarre musings. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
95% Jerry Before Seinfeld (2017) There might not be any earth-shattering revelations about his rise to fame, but there's still enough to excite a comedy super-fan's interest. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 10, 2019
100% Maria Bamford: Old Baby (2017) The venues in this roaming special may change, but whether she's performing for a group on the street or for one person at home, she kills. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2019
100% Aziz Ansari: Live At Madison Square Garden (2015) You'll laugh if you like your topical commentary delivered with breakneck enthusiasm and infectious energy by one of the comedy world's most versatile voices. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2019
100% Hannibal Buress: Comedy Camisado (2016) You'll laugh if: You cry-laugh at free-flowing wisecracks that elevate low-stakes slights to high-stakes drama. Buress goes long on everything from customer service injustices to the ridiculousness of deviled eggs. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2019
100% Cameron Esposito: Rape Jokes (2018) Esposito channels the kind of righteous fury that can only come from someone who's been through hell and clawed her way back - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2018
100% Hannah Gadsby: Nanette (2018) When Gadsby wrenches out her pain on stage, she reveals her strength, rage, and yes, winning humor. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
100% Ali Wong: Hard Knock Wife (2018) [Wong's] new set is filled with searing takes on the limits of maternity leave and the disappointments of early motherhood. Dad jokes, step aside. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
100% Tig Notaro: Happy to Be Here (2018) Her deadpan style has already earned her legions of fans, but here, she increases her ambitions and gets mischievous. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
100% Chris Rock: Tamborine (2018) [Rock's] willingness to derail the laughs shows a newfound vulnerability-all before he brings the act safely back to a funny zone. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
82% W. Kamau Bell: Private School Negro (2018) The TV host and podcaster has always been skilled at finding the comic absurdity in darkness, but it's the moving way he talks about searching for hope that really makes this hour resonate. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
100% Hari Kondabolu: Warn Your Relatives (2018) Where a lesser voice might have gone polemical, Kondabolu kept it all sublimely playful. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018
100% John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous at Radio City (2018) Mulaney's best work to date isn't only extremely funny-it's expertly choreographed, down to his fancy footwork. He goes long on well-paced yarns, like the silliness of proving you're human to a computer-and wherever he takes you, the payoff is satisfying. - TIME Magazine EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 20, 2018