Anna Roisman

Anna Roisman is a comedian, writer, actor, creator, producer, and host in NYC. Anna is the host of HQ Words, a word puzzle game from the creators of HQ Trivia. Anna’s work has been featured in the Tribeca Film Festival, New York TV Festival, Just For Laughs in Montreal, People magazine, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Funny Or Die, Huffington Post, Elite Daily, and more. She is the creator of The Unemployed Show and co-producer and host of Quickie Fest: The One Minute Movie Festival in NYC. Anna hosts the live comedy shows, “Revival” and “Fashion Puhleeze,” and sings with The Losers Lounge at Joe’s Pub & City Winery. For reels, press, and information, check out AnnaRoisman.com.

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Am I The Only One Who Loves … The Stepford Wives?

By Anna Roisman | October 28, 2020

Am I The Only One Who Loves … The Stepford Wives?

Is it possible that Anna Roisman stands alone in her adoration of the 2004 take on Ira Levin's satire of American middle-class married life?

Anna Roisman’s Heart Goes On in Another Epic Lockdown Movie Parody

By Anna Roisman | July 16, 2020

Anna Roisman’s Heart Goes On in Another Epic Lockdown Movie Parody

Anna Roisman and her boyfriend/collaborator Jared Hacker outdo themselves with Tubtanic, their quarantine remake of the James Cameron classic.

Anna Roisman Tackles Her Most Challenging Quarantine Reboot Yet with The Notebook

By Anna Roisman | May 27, 2020

Anna Roisman Tackles Her Most Challenging Quarantine Reboot Yet with The Notebook

The regular Talkhouse contributor and her boyfriend have been killing time during the lockdown making movie magic ... in their shower.

Am I the Only One Who Loves … It’s Complicated?

By Anna Roisman | May 11, 2020

Am I the Only One Who Loves … It’s Complicated?

Comedian Anna Roisman bravely makes her case for Nancy Meyers' 2009 rom-com. You know, the one that's not Something's Gotta Give?

Anna Roisman Got Bored and Made a Shot-for-Shot Remake of Home Alone

By Anna Roisman | April 24, 2020

Anna Roisman Got Bored and Made a Shot-for-Shot Remake of Home Alone

When you're stuck in your apartment with your boyfriend, the only sane decision is to really channel Kevin McCallister.

If It’s the End of the World, I Guess I’ll Finally Watch the Star Wars Trilogy (Part Two)

By Anna Roisman | April 23, 2020

If It’s the End of the World, I Guess I’ll Finally Watch the Star Wars Trilogy (Part Two)

After quarantine-watching Episode IV, comedian Anna Roisman braces herself for an even bigger step into the unknown: the sequels.

If It’s the End of the World, I Guess I’ll Finally Watch the Star Wars Trilogy (Part One)

By Anna Roisman | March 31, 2020

If It’s the End of the World, I Guess I’ll Finally Watch the Star Wars Trilogy (Part One)

Locked down in NYC, comedian Anna Roisman finally addresses a glaring omission in her cinematic viewing history.

Am I The Only One Who Loves … Grease 2?

By Anna Roisman | March 10, 2020

Am I The Only One Who Loves … Grease 2?

Anna Roisman has a deep personal connection to the criminally overlooked sequel, despite it's slightly questionable sexual politics ...

Eight Holiday Movies To Teach You About Christmas, If You’re A Jew Like Me

By Anna Roisman | December 10, 2019

Eight Holiday Movies To Teach You About Christmas, If You’re A Jew Like Me

Comedian Anna Roisman reveals the cinematic source of her knowledge about the gentile holiday extravaganza.

Am I The Only One Who Loves … the Sex and the City Movies?

By Anna Roisman | November 20, 2019

Am I The Only One Who Loves … the Sex and the City Movies?

Anna Roisman unashamedly speaks out for two movies that, unlike the TV show they spun off from, haven't been embraced by critics or fans.

Am I The Only One Who Loves … House of Wax?

By Anna Roisman | October 31, 2019

Am I The Only One Who Loves … House of Wax?

Anna Roisman goes out on a (Halloween-themed) limb for the much-maligned Paris Hilton horror, which actually has pretty great production values ...

Am I The Only One Who Loves … Book Club?

By Anna Roisman | September 24, 2019

Am I The Only One Who Loves … Book Club?

Comedian Anna Roisman speaks up in defense of a movie with a staggering all-star cast (about older women reading Fifty Shades of Grey).

Second Date Movies That Will Make Your Partner Fall for You

By Anna Roisman | September 4, 2019

Second Date Movies That Will Make Your Partner Fall for You

Comedian Anna Roisman offers up a list of fail-safe viewing options for when you're looking to take your relationship to the next level.

Am I The Only One Who Loves … Second Act?

By Anna Roisman | August 19, 2019

Am I The Only One Who Loves … Second Act?

In her new column for Talkhouse, Anna Roisman kicks off a passionate defense of unappreciated movies with this 2018 J.Lo gem.

Mamma Mia: Let Me Go Again – a Tribute to the Franchise

By Anna Roisman | June 25, 2019

Mamma Mia: Let Me Go Again – a Tribute to the Franchise

Comedian and Quickie Fest founder Anna Roisman on the all-time greatest cinematic franchise, even though it may not technically be a franchise.