Tag Archives: Humour

A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence (Andersson, 2015)

Constructs a dry existential tone to convey the psychological malaise of living. Not particularly funny nor philosophical, though it has some superb framing and a couple moments of humour. Becomes too self-flattering and locked into its own affectations. 67/100 – … Continue reading

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This is the End (Goldberg and Rogen, 2013)

Besides being utterly hilarious, This is the End (2013) surmounts the tastelessness of self-indulgent, frivolous potty humour by staging a unique conversation between grotesquery and levity; the consequence of this is a highly affective film, one that bombards the viewer … Continue reading

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Horrible Bosses (Gordon, 2011)

While the plot is paper thin, replete with bizarre situations and unrealistic characters, this film’s tour de force is its hilarious protagonists. Since I love Charlie Day’s It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia as well as Jason Bateman’s Arrested Development, I … Continue reading

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