Tag Archives: Comedy

The Casual Other: Behind Minor John Hughes

Great Outdoors

John Hughes’ rise has been well documented.

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Review: Mid-August Lunch

Mid August Lunch

“Lunch” feels more like an unsatisfactory appetizer than a satisfying main course.

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The Hoax – Too Close For Comfort

Why do we feel blocked from our own laughter, sadness and outrage when we watch The Hoax? – This film has caught us as a society standing too close to the mirror.

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The Passion of Gary: 1982’s The Last American Virgin

The final moments of the forgotten classic The Last American Virgin are what elevate the picture from cultural curiosity to subversive brilliance.

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On the Road with Little Miss Sunshine

The ensemble cast of Little Miss Sunshine embraces the absurdity of family life, from Proust to pornography.

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