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a comic store in Funny Pages

‘Funny Pages’ Offers a Hilariously Refreshing Take on the Young Aspiring Artist

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Writer-director Owen Kline reveals the chaotic passions of an aspiring cartoonist.

Barb And Star Go to Vista Del Mar

Where Have All the Studio Comedies Gone?

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(To “Vista Del Mar,” it turns out.)

Mon Oncle

The Warm Absurdity of Old vs. New in Jacques Tati’s ‘Mon Oncle’

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Reject modernity, embrace slapstick comedy.

Ghost World

What Makes ‘Ghost World’ Such a Successful Comic Book Adaptation

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“Well, I have to admit that things are really starting to look up for me since my life turned to shit.”

Leverage Redemption Cast

‘Leverage: Redemption’ is a Satisfying Second Act

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The revival is no doubt targeting the avid fan base from the original series but it is also well-attuned to the zeitgeist.

Bo Burnham Inside Purple

‘Bo Burnham: Inside’ Redefines the Internet Age

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At a time when everyone is doing it, Bo Burnham gets internet critique right.

Shrekiversary Double Take

Double Take: ‘Shrek’ at 20 and the Iconic Legacy of DreamWorks’ “All Star”

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It’s the 20th Shrekiversary. Time to peel back the layers.

Superstore Depositions

‘Superstore’ is the Show We Needed But Didn’t Deserve

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This is not the kind of show that should be canceled. It’s the kind of show that should be replicated.

Best Comedy Movies

The 20 Best Comedies of 2020

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In a year when we really needed a laugh, these movies granted us that, albeit mostly amidst dark and bittersweet themes.