21 posts tagged with comedy by DirtyOldTown.
Displaying 1 through 21 of 21.

Movie: Carry On, Munna Bhai (Lage Raho Munna Bhai)

In this sequel to the hit Hindi comedy Munna Bhai, M.B.B.S., Sanjay Dutt returns as the lovable underworld don. This time, the eponymous lead character starts to see the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi. Through his interactions with Gandhi, he begins to practice what he refers to as Gandhigiri (a neologism for Gandhism) to help ordinary people solve their problems. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 11, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: The Bubble

A group of actors and actresses stuck inside a pandemic bubble at a hotel attempts to complete a film. A Netflix original starring Karen Gillan, Iris Apatow, Pedro Pascal, Leslie Mann, Vir Das, David Duchovny, Keegan Michael-Key, Fred Armisen, Maria Bamford, Kate McKinnon, Rob Delaney, Peter Serafinowicz, and many others. Directed by Judd Apatow.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 1, 2022 - 18 comments

Movie: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet. Forced to meet the parents demanding her dismissal, Emi refuses to surrender to their pressure. A satirical comedy-drama from acclaimed Romanian filmmaker Radu Jude. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 22, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

A café owner discovers that the TV in his café suddenly shows images from the future, but only two minutes into the future. A mind-bending sci-fi comedy from Japan, unfolding in a single take. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 16, 2022 - 10 comments

Movie: Here Comes Hell

The Old Dark House meets The Evil Dead in this black-and-white pastiche of 1930s mystery thrillers, in which a sophisticated soirée at an isolated country mansion descends into carnage, gore, and demonic possession. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 12, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: VHYes

This bizarre retro comedy shot entirely on VHS and Beta follows 12-year-old Ralph as he accidentally records home videos and his favorite late-night shows over his parents' wedding tape. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 1, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Ghostbusters

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 23, 2022 - 23 comments

Movie: Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre

One woman desperately struggles to survive a horde of men with frail egos, who just want to explain everything to her. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 17, 2022 - 3 comments

Starstruck: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

Jessie, a millennial who lives in East London. She juggles between her two jobs in order to afford the overpriced apartment that she shares with her best friend, Kate. On New Year's Eve, she hooks up with Tom, and she soon discovers that he is a famous film star. Their worlds could not be more different, yet fate keeps bringing them together. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 13, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Benny Loves You

Jack, a man desperate to improve his life throws away his beloved childhood plush, Benny. It's a move that has disastrous consequences when Benny springs to life with deadly intentions. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 5, 2021 - 4 comments

Hacks: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

A dark mentorship forms between Deborah Vance (Jean Smart), a legendary Las Vegas comic, and an entitled, outcast 25-year-old comedy writer (Hannah Einbinder). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 10, 2021 - 16 comments

The Amber Ruffin Show: May 7, 2021  Season 1, Ep 25

The latest episode of The Amber Ruffin Show, the only late night show brought to you by milk. "Milk... It makes you fart."
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 7, 2021 - 1 comment

The Amber Ruffin Show: April 23rd, 2021  Season 1, Ep 23

Amber reviews the week in the news, reflects on the Derek Chauvin verdict, shares an R&B video about post-vaccination etiquette, and sings you a lullaby about not checking your screen time report.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 24, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Scare Me

Frustrated wannabe writer Fred (Josh Ruben) holes up in a cabin in hopes of getting something done. During a power outage, Fred and Fanny (Aya Cash of The Boys and You're the Worst) the tenant of a neighboring cabin tell each other scary stories. The more Fred and Fanny commit to their tales, the more the stories come to life in the dark of a Catskills cabin. The horrors of reality manifest when Fred confronts his ultimate fear: Fanny is the better storyteller. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 14, 2021 - 7 comments

Two Weeks to Live: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

A young misfit (Maisie Williams, Game of Thrones) raised in isolation by her survivalist mother (Sian Clifford, Fleabag) goes on a mission to honor her father's memory. A chance encounter with brothers Nicky and Jay and an ensuing prank derails her mission to chaos. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 28, 2021 - 4 comments

Movie: James vs. His Future Self

A brilliant scientist on the cusp of inventing time travel finds himself tormented by his unhinged future self (Daniel Stern) who wants him to give up his work for a normal life. When he doesn't go along with the plan, it becomes a wicked battle of man vs. himself--literally. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 13, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: The Miracle of Morgan's Creek

In this classic Preston Sturges comedy, the soldier-smitten Trudy Kockenlocker (Betty Hutton) discovers that she is both married and pregnant after a raucous troop send-off party. While she has no idea who her new husband is, her longtime admirer, Norval Jones (Eddie Bracken), seizes the opportunity to help. When Trudy's cop father (William Demarest) catches wind of the situation, however, wacky misunderstandings follow, with the well-meaning Norval on the wrong side of the law.
posted by DirtyOldTown on May 9, 2019 - 7 comments

Movie: Happy Death Day 2U

Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 15, 2019 - 7 comments

Crashing: Series 1 ( All Episodes)  Season 1, Ep 0

Phoebe Waller-Bridge's other 2016 comedy revolves around the lives of six 20- and 30-somethings living together as property guardians of a large, disused hospital. Crashing is similarly filthy, funny, sad, and weird to PW-B's Fleabag, if a bit looser.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 7, 2017 - 5 comments

Movie: Turbo Kid

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 5, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: The Final Girls

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 23, 2016 - 6 comments

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