Posts Tagged ‘satire’
Though far from flawless as a comedy, Martin Scorsese’s use of the form as catharsis to shake off his setbacks makes "After Hours" its own sort of masterpiece.
“The Green Inferno” is both a furious, full-stop cannibal horror show and a way for director Eli Roth to ferociously gnaw at meat on the bones he has to pick.
"Buckaroo" endures because it's impossible for something so bizarre to not be somewhat interesting.
This mockumentary spoof lampoons gangster-rap luminaries but more furiously lambastes those who embraced the genre to pursue a bank account, not a battle cry.
Few Coen Brothers films spike the vein of pure pleasure so easily — an irresistible romance, unpredictably riotous comedy & heartfelt hosanna to the common man.
Showing the Hollywood sign in flames is not for nothing, for "Demolition Man" torches suppositions that a Stallone-Snipes movie must be brain-dead.
A shotgun marriage between real and fictional fearmongering that invites you to the wedding, lets you decide on which side to sit, and definitely omits a sermon.
Driven less by mammoth ego and more by wild, unchecked id, "Last Action Hero" works as a riotous comedy and a rigorous case study of why we go to the movies.