Dan Harmon’s comedy of life in community college is a smart, savvy, snappy comedy on the same comic wavelength as ’30 Rock,’ aimed at young adult sensibilities but with a mix of social satire, creatively exaggerated stereotypes, and lots of very clever pop culture parodies.
Knights of Badassdom (2013), a modest little horror comedy set in the fantasy gaming LARP (that’s Live Action Role Playing) culture, has a good time sending up its obsessive nerds and cosplay veterans gathered for a weekend championship of stage combat and mock-Shakespearean patter. Then it unleashes a succubus from hell on them. Actually it’s […]
The Tiger Hunter (2016) – Danny Pudi (Abed from the cult sitcom Community) plays an engineer who travels from his village in India, where he runs the local electronic repair shop, to Chicago to take a high-paying position in an American firm. He’s determined to live up to the reputation of his father, revered in […]