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dark comedy

Adam Sandler Gambles on Future With Uncut Gems

Per Matt This Christmas, a depressing, degenerate gambler will be gracing movie screens everywhere, as an anti-holiday release by A24 Films hopes to grab your attention and get your admission into theaters, but the bigger gamble is by none other… Continue Reading →

Get Shorty Burns Down Its Past Before Rebuilding Season 3

Per Matt Hollywood loves a comeback story — especially if it’s full of revenge! Season 3 of Get Shorty seems to follow that storyline arc, satirizing show business and definitely bringing darkness to this black comedy. Just don’t expect an… Continue Reading →

The Dead Don’t Die is a Shambling Zom-Com That Challenges Expectations

The term “zom-com” is something rather new to me. I have heard of “rom-coms,” or “romantic comedies,” but “Zombie comedies” is not something I tend to put together in my head. But when I stop and think about it, there… Continue Reading →

EPIX Seeks Perpetual Grace

Per Matt As the opening quote by Alfred Hitchcock sets the tone for the series premiere of Perpetual Grace, LTD, the modern noir drama opens as a son is disowned by his parents, looking for a disillusioned random person to… Continue Reading →

#cancelsouthpark

When Comedy Central advertised the 22nd season of South Park, it included the hashtag #cancelsouthpark. Was this a marketing ploy? A way to troll their fans? A cry for help from the show’s longtime creators? Or a preemptive strike against… Continue Reading →

The Usual Suspects Return for Get Shorty’s Second Season

Per Matt The usual suspects get in (and out of) line for Season 2 of Get Shorty. “And What Have We Learned?”

Disenchanted with Disenchantment

You might want to taper your expectations when watching this latest entry from the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. I expected more from Matt Groening, but a couple episodes into watching Disenchantment, I became… oh, what’s the word I’m… Continue Reading →

Archer: Danger Island Reverses Roles

Archer: Danger Island reminds me of Disney’s TaleSpin… but with humor for an older audience. In both situations, the cast of characters from one story is put into a tropical island, in different roles, with adventures in jungles and in… Continue Reading →

Heathers is Back and Forcing the Status Quo to “Lick it Up”

There is a decent chance the audience watching the new Heathers TV show on the Paramount Network has never seen the original black comedy. This makes it equally possible that they will absolutely not understand the point of Heathers and… Continue Reading →

Game Night is a Winner

Somehow, I thought Game Night was a horror comedy before I saw it. It’s not. Quite frankly, I don’t know exactly how to classify this film. It’s kinda like 1985’s Clue… except it’s nothing like Clue. You could call it… Continue Reading →

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