Tag Archives: black comedy

Harold and Maude- September 16th


Harold and Maude (1971) English- Drama/Dark Comedy Rated “PG” Runtime- 91 min dir. Hal Ashby   I’m still not sure that I completely understand this movie. Although it is strange and inventive, the true spirit of the movie becomes a … Continue reading

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A Serious Man- August 7th


A Serious Man (2009) English/Hebrew- Dark Comedy/Drama Rated “R” Runtime- 106 min. dir. Joel and Ethan Coen   This being a recent Coen brothers film, I certainly did have some expectations coming in. That said, you probably shouldn’t, because it might … Continue reading

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Nothing But Trouble- July 24th


Nothing But Trouble (1991) English- Black Comedy Rated “PG-13” Runtime- 93 min. dir Dan Aykroyd   Man, I was hoping for an awesome Chase/Aykroyd/Candy flick.  It just ended up being a little too dark to enjoy. Kind of like a … Continue reading

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A Film with Me in It- June 26th


A Film with Me in It (2008) English (British/Irish)- Black Comedy Not Rated Runtime- 83 min. dir. Ian Fitzgibbon   Again, we come to another “black” comedy that can actually fill the bill. Story/Writing: 2/2 After a slow start, the … Continue reading

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Four Lions- June 22nd


Four Lions (2010) English/Urdu- Black Comedy for Infidels Rated “R” Runtime- 98 min. dir. Chris Morris   Golly, when people say that a movie or a play is a “black” comedy, sometimes they may not know what it really means. … Continue reading

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