In this week’s long review I take a look at the recently released box set Laurel & Hardy: The Essential Collection, which compiles all the sound films made by the comedy team during their salad days at Hal Roach Studios. After spending about a week laughing at this stuff, I had to go out and see Young Adult and The Sitter—the experience was like having the greatest sex of my entire life and then pounding a nail into my own face.