At the top of my list of dark comedies there is Very Bad Things, 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag, and my all-time favorite: Happiness, rank right at the top. So when I ran across this little beauty, I had to watch it. The Brass Teapot was not as dark as some of the most insidiously gleeful comedies out there but it was entertaining and unpredictable as nonetheless.
Monthly Archives: August - 2013
It’s a scientific fact: all the best actresses in the known universe are named “Kate” (or some variation).In fact, for the 99% of the population who have chosen not to name their daughters Kate, you have undermined, intentionally or otherwise, your child’s ability to be awesome. There are so many Kates worthy of mention but today we narrow it down to under ten in an homage simply called Eight Great Kates.Let’s begin, shall we?
There is probably no more subjective and debatable quality of a film than the humor of a comedy. Some people enjoy a good pratfall, while others like their comedy subtle. But regardless of our individual tastes, there is an outside influence of culture that affects the premise of a comedy. Some things just wouldn’t be funny outside of the vacuum of the zeitgeist in which it was created.