Category: dark comedy

Total 7 Posts

‘Kajillionaire’ Brilliantly Finds Life’s Riches

Kajillionaire’s delirious immaturity is wonderous. The performances from Evan Rachel Wood, Richard Jenkins and Debra Winger are at the heart of the film.

‘Sam’s Toilet Paper Caper!: A White Gold Parody’

“Sam’s Toilet Paper Caper!: A White Gold Parody’s” curvaceousness is matched by its ability to absorb the reader, allowing that coveted commode time to pass effortlessly. Move over Field and Stream! There’s a new commode-inducing pastime, and its name is “Sam’s Toilet Paper Caper!”

‘Force Majeure’: A Wacky Metaphor For Emotionless Relationships

Force Majeure is a classic black comedy from Ruben Östlund featuring an outstanding cast and story about love, relationships, emotions. Oh, and avalanches.

“The Art of Self-Defense”

“The Art of Self-Defense” from writer-director Riley Stearns is a dark comedy with the right blend of cast (Jesse Eisenberg, Alessandro Nivola, Imogen Poots) and an intelligent script. There are elements that prove frustratingly funny, but the payoff is worth

Dances With Films: “Full-Dress”

You might be inclined to think that something kinky, even debaucherous, is going on in Carlos Puga’s “Full-Dress.” I went in to this film cold turkey and I have to say that I’ve never laughed harder than I did with

The Bad Batch

Directed by: Ana Lily Amirpour Written by: Ana Lily Amirpour Starring: Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Keanu Reeves, Jim Carrey, Jayda Fink, Giovanni Ribisi, Diego Luna I’m going to be up front.  I have not seen Ana Lily Amirpour’s freshman directorial

Review: McLean’s ‘Belko Experiment’ is wickedly, indulgently familiar

Imagine being locked in a building with 79 of your other co-workers, ordered by a voice on a PA system to kill your co-workers.  Much like deer hunting season, the employee with the most kills, wins.  “Survival of the fittest”