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Chris Morris Talks Terrorist Comedy
UK hit Four Lions touches down in Austin
" to initiate another popular strategy altogether. To wit, comedy...."

Nov. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Comedy Is Not the Enemy of Seriousness
Author-activist Robert Newman at the Drafthouse
"...the powers that be in the wake of an eco-terrorist action gone awry. Both Evan, who's suffering from leukemia,..."

March 5, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Uncorking the Story to the True Crime/Comedy Podcast Wine & Crime
Amanda Jacobson pairs vino reviews with different varietals of lawbreaking
"...Philando Cas­tile's murder and the episode on white male terrorists – were those moments where you felt like, "Oh,..."

July 12, 2019 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

Four Lions
This very black comedy about a group of bumbling jihadists is farce that ain't foolin' from the mind of British satirist Chris Morris.
"...that ain't foolin'. Quite probably the world's first Islamic terrorist comedy – unless, of course, Osama bin Laden spent..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Siege
"...king of earnest masculinity is about due for a comedy (The Pelican Brief doesn't count), but this isn't it...."

Nov. 6, 1998 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Go Big or Go Home
Drafthouse Films gets into the distribution game with Four Lions
"...Drafthouse Cinema's global domination gambit should involve a blacker-than-black comedy about a quartet of wannabe mujahedeen scheming to martyr..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

McHale's Navy
"...engulfed by a bizarre, uninvolving yarn featuring a psychotic terrorist (Curry) and stolen nuclear weapons -- the latter two..."

April 25, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Rock's take on The Towering Inferno is a damp squib
"...and writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber; back in 2016, their action-comedy Central Intelligence was one of the summer’s breakout hits,..."

July 13, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Sound of Noise
Unique to a fault, this Swedish film is a daft police procedural and an absurdist comedy about musical terrorists.
"...of Noise is a daft police procedural, an absurdist comedy, a piece of metaphysical agitprop, a music-performance film with..."

March 23, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Tamil action-comedy slips on too many banana peels
"...a genre-bending – or perhaps more accurately, genre-confused – action-comedy starring Vijay. One of the biggest stars in the..."

April 15, 2022 Movie Review by Josh Hurtado

Get Smart
A giggly summer movie, Get Smart is a well-cast chip off the old block, although the toothless action sequences detract from the comedy.
"...this late-Sixties TV spy spoof, which was created by comedy-writing gods Mel Brooks and Buck Henry, is fraught with..."

June 20, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Crying Game
"...political thriller emerges, under our gaze, as both a comedy and a romance. The whole chain of events begins..."

Dec. 18, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Drafthouse Films at … Not the Drafthouse
Austin Film Society hosts four favorites from the collection
"...Jones described as "quite probably the world's first Islamic terrorist comedy." The incendiary Wake in Fright concludes the past..."

July 24, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Start Trekkin'
The Heroes of Comedy boldly go where no troupe has gone before
"...You know what improv comedy troupes do, basically, right? How they take audience suggestions..."

May 6, 2005 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Drafthouse Films Returns to Release Jallikattu
Local distro house acquires India's Oscar contender
"...Drafthouse founder Tim League acquired Chris Morris' British political comedy Four Lions after being blown away by its acerbic..."

Jan. 20, 2021 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

TV Eye
Comedy makes a comeback
"...Leave it to HBO to pour development money into comedy series. The first result of this effort is a..."

July 9, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
"..."Allen Anders – Live at the Comedy Castle" (circa 1987) D: Laura Moss Footage of Allen..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Drone: The Musical Comedy
This show is an entertainment with an eminently enjoyable looseness to it
"...Drone: The Musical Comedy..."

Feb. 11, 2011 Arts Review by Barry Pineo

A Whole Lotta Lava Going On
Winter/Spring Movie Sneaks
"...Called Wanda people are back with another kooky ensemble comedy. Some of this summer's planned familiarities include Batman and..."

Feb. 14, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Team America: World Police
Trey Parker and Matt Stone tame the world with marionettes.
"...come in for a much-needed skewering in this all-marionette comedy of seriously uninhibited raunch & roll. This is satirical..."

Oct. 15, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

TV Eye
The Emmy Awards finally come to fruition, local boxer Jesus Chavez hits HBO, and the most delicious diva show on television.
"...where she managed to break the ice acknowledging the terrorist acts of 9/11, while taking friendly jabs at the..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Show and Tell
Spring Previews 2000
"...Press materials for this Scottish comedy describe the story as "Rocky in curlers." The action..."

Feb. 25, 2000 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Hot Movie Previews
Sneaking Into Summer
"...Ryan and Matthew Broderick team up in this romantic comedy to spy on their exes who have moved in..."

May 23, 1997 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Marvel's master of kung fu makes a convoluted cosmic splash
"...four-color depiction of Chinese characters, with the Ten Rings terrorist organization a punchline about fear of foreigners...."

Sept. 3, 2021 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard
Ryan Reynolds adds a new client but no extra fun
"...find her husband. When their paths cross with Greek terrorist Aristotle Papadopolous (Banderas, thoroughly wasted), a very predictable sort..."

June 18, 2021 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Jackie Chan goes back to being Jackie Chan in this globe-trotting action-comedy
" is threatened by the son of an international terrorist, it is up to our Vanguard heroes Lei Zhenyu..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

Future Imperfect: Our Favorite Dystopian Films
VOTE: Deadly roller derby, sad clones, and a Road Warrior duke it out
" irradiated wasteland, between Richard Lester’s surrealist nuclear social comedy The Bed Sitting Room and the slam-bam nihilism of..."

Sept. 28, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Masterful aerial action sequences don't compensate for earthbound plot.
"...WarGames, and, just for laffs, John Badham’s 1986 war-bot comedy Short Circuit. Sadly, the humor here is apparently unintentional..."

July 29, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Holding Pattern
In the wake of the terrorist attacks, the Austin Film Festival pulls local filmmaker Tom LeGros' feature from the lineup.
"...into buildings, killing thousands of innocents. Film festival decides comedy featuring jet planes crashing into buildings is no longer..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Screens Feature by Michael Chamy

Roll 'Em
"...Ron Howard switches back to comedy directing (following a string of dramas such as Apollo..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

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