Category Archives: Dark Comedy

Film Review: The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Inisherin is a (fictional) island off the coast of Ireland. It is 1923. The civil war (“A bad do, that.”) can be heard but, on the island, there is nothing to do but toddle off down the pub or gossip in the general store, saving up the details for confession. And, in this world, Colm, […]

Film Review: The Banshees of Inisherin (2022)

Ship of fools: ‘Triangle of Sadness’

Listening to a Russian oligarch and an American luxury yacht captain drunkenly exchange clichés about socialism versus capitalism over the ship’s PA system strikes me as farce without tragedy — and the joke is that it’s Woody Harrelson as the captain whose aggressive about socialism and the Russian who sounds like an OAN reporter. Good […]

Ship of fools: ‘Triangle of Sadness’

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Title – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) Director – Milos Forman (Man On the Moon) Cast – Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Brad Douriff, Danny DeVito, Will Sampson, Christopher Lloyd Plot – Troublemaker and criminal R.P McMurphy (Nicholson) is transported to a mental facility run by Nurse Ratched (Fletcher) where he is to be evaluated […]

Classic Review – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Lazy Susan

An irreverent and comedic alt-history of the Lazy Susan (that spinning thing on the table at Chinese restaurants), and how one lazy lazy woman changed the restaurant industry forever. Susan’s family restaurant is in trouble: a competing restaurant, Soup Station, moves in next door and, powered by its ingenious innovation (self-serve soup!) business is slow. How can their traditional Chinese restaurant compete? From this humble beginning, the legend of Susan is born.

Lazy Susan

Let’s Do It

In an attempt to spice up their relationship, Mark persuades his girlfriend Allie to help him throw an orgy. The night of debauchery quickly turns rancid with the arrival of an unwanted guest, threatening to unravel the relationships of everyone involved.

WINNER: Best Ensemble Cast – Atlanta Comedy Film Festival

WINNER: Best Supporting Actor – Mike Glazer – Atlanta Comedy Film Festival

Let’s Do It

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Martin McDonagh’s Oscar-winning black comedy about a train journey where an older man (Brendan Gleeson), whose wife has died that morning, encounters a strange and possibly psychotic young oddball (Rúaidhrí Conroy). As the journey progresses, things take several turns for the worse for the bereaved widower… Subscribe to Film4 for more interviews, clips and trailers: https://bit.ly/2up0y8g #Film4 #ShortFilm #Comedy

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