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.
Whether you call Don’t Think Twice (2016) a hilarious drama or a serious comedy, it is a bittersweet story of frustrated dreams and difficult passages of funny people in a pitiless business. Mike Birbiglia, a standup comedian and “This American Life” contributor turned filmmaker, writes, directs, and co-stars in the film as Miles, founder and […]
After developing and producing the critically acclaimed but quickly cancelled shows Freaks and Geeks and Undeclared, Judd Apatow turned to the movies, where he directed a few and produced even more hit R-rated comedies. Now he’s created his first original series in over a decade: Love, a romantic comedy starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust […]