Articles tagged dave chappelle

Three Mel Brooks Films Now on Blu-ray—Alas, They’re Not the Best of Brooks

Great casts, inferior scripts and indifferent production values: Blu-Ray versions of three of Mel Brooks' less successful films will appeal primarily to diehard fans and nostalgia buffs.

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14 Jan 2009 // 9:00 PM

The Best Of Dr. Katz

There aren’t many DVDs that can offer such a variety of established comics doing what they do best.

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Inside the Actors Studio - Dave Chappelle

This conversation between James Lipton and Dave Chappelle is an example of an honest dialogue from an artist who sees himself as a mass of contradictions requiring further analysis.

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27 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Chappelles Show: The Lost Episodes

Hearing that Chappelle was worried about who was laughing and why is upsetting. His comedy had always seemed "inclusive," making racism "safe" to explore in front of mixed audiences.

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Dave Chappelles Block Party (2006)

Block Party sustains a balance between good-natured light-heartedness social commentary.

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31 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

Undercover Brother (2002)

Peppered with Chappellian hilarities (and the man can riff), it is more like Austin Powers than a hard-hitting satire, minus Mike Meyers' mania, plus Lee's deft direction and Griffin's own brand of energy.

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