Jo Koy shares refreshing comments about staying friends with exes after Chelsea Handler split

“Just because it’s a breakup doesn’t mean we have to, like, hate."

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‘Easter Sunday’ Review: Comic Jo Koy Stars in a Slapdash Filipino-American Studio Comedy Light on Jokes

Representational bona fides aside, “Easter Sunday” is a cartoonish, undercooked mess.

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In Easter Sunday, Jo Koy makes a rough transition to screen star

The stand-up makes significant representational strides with this big-screen, Filipino-focused comedy, but crime subplots undercut its cultural insights

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In Easter Sunday, Jo Koy makes a rough transition from stand-up to screen star

It’s a rare thing these days for a studio comedy to get a theatrical release without a blockbuster intellectual property to back them up. That makes Easter Sunday feel like an event in some respects—certainly as a landmark of Filipino representation in mainstream American culture, but especially right now as a title that Universal Pictures thought was better suited for the communal theatrical experience than the couch-bound comfort of a streaming service. All that’s needed to make the experience

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Pass The Remote: Jo Koy’S Daly City-Set Filipino Family Comedy, Plus A Glossy San Francisco-Set Tv Potboiler

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'Easter Sunday': Jo Koy blasts 'ignorant,' 'lazy' argument that stories about Asian families are 'too specific'

Jo Koy has been an open critic about how stories about Asian families have been deemed “too specific” to be worthy of investment, but the comic is pushing back on that “lazy” and "ignorant" argument, ahead of his Easter Sunday movie premiere.

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‘Easter Sunday’ Review: Jo Koy’s Family Comedy Falls Flat

The stand-up comedian stars in this broad comedy celebrating Filipino-American culture.

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‘Easter Sunday’ Review: Jo Koy’s Family-Centric Bigscreen Debut Shows the Love but Misses on the Laughs

Jo Koy can be hilarious, riotously so at times. He has no trouble filling auditoriums with his spot-on standup act. Much of what makes him so funny are his observations about his Filipino American family: his aunts, his uncles, his cousins, his sisters and, most of all, his mom. Koy’s gift for deft comedy is […]

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Video Jo Koy on breaking barriers in Hollywood with new film ‘Easter Sunday’

On "The View," the comedian gets emotional talking about how Whoopi Goldberg inspired his career, discusses the Filipino cast in his film and opens up about his past relationship with Chelsea Handler.

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‘Easter Sunday’ review: Jo Koy’s Filipino family sets the table for a comedy with feuds, gags, hits and misses

In "Easter Sunday" the most effective bits breathe easiest, relying on weird little detours and off-kilter running gags allowing Jo Koy and company to, in effect, not act — just be.

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