Laughed to Death is a monthly column in which Brianna Zigler explores the way comedy and existentialism go hand-in-hand in seemingly unlikely ways.
In Martin Scorsese’s 1985 black comedy, a man’s desperate quest to get home after a night gone wrong is actually his eternal damnation.
We examine how these two time-loop comedies deal with sex, free will, and the multiverse theory.
Through the mockumentary ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’ and the documentary ‘Miss Americana,’ the limits of humanizing the pop star persona are tested.
In the alt-comedy duo’s foray into the world of feature filmmaking, the absurdity of American capitalism is a deadly part of our reality.