Articles tagged sarah silverman

Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

Sarah Silverman's second HBO special/comedy album gives us another healthy helping of rape, incest, oral sex, profanity and jokes about Jews. In other words, Sarah Silverman being herself.

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22 Aug 2011 // 9:00 PM

Tig Notaro: Good One

A nonstop laugh fest, Good One proves that Tig Notaro is one of the funniest comedians currently on the market.

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The Marriage Ref: NBC’s Next 10 p.m. Revolution?

When NBC moved Jay Leno to ten, the network thought it was going to change the very face of TV. The goals in developing Jerry Seinfeld's The Marriage Ref were undoubtedly more modest. But Jerry may yet succeed where Jay failed.

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14 Jan 2009 // 8:00 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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The Sarah Silverman Program: Season One

Silverman's show is smart and self-conscious, but I wonder if maybe -- when all the tics and clever bits are pushed away -- it's also without a humorous center.

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14 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM

I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With

Instead of neuroses that are black-tinged and deep-seated, most of I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With's navel-gazing is genial to the point of being childlike.

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Lisa Lampanelli: Dirty Girl / The Sarah Silverman Program

We all make catty, hurtful remarks from time to time. Some are especially adept at devastating putdowns, and a select few have parlayed such skill into careers.

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29 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

School for Scoundrels (2006)

Amanda is demoted from object of desire to prop, so wan and undirected that she'll fall for whoever happens to be winning the boys' contest at any given moment.

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Comedy Central Roast of Pamela Anderson Uncensored!

About as funny as anything involving Andy Dick has ever been: this sums it up for this whole roast experience, really.

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Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic (2005)

Sarah Silverman's character is a spoiled, suburban princess, which allows her to deliver offensive one-liners with an unnerving mixture of naïvete and self-assured ignorance.

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23 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

Rent (2005)

The song, 'Rent', names its own dilemma, how to make melodrama and artifice compelling when experience has turned so sensational and illusory?"

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12 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Aristocrats (2005)

The sheer number of performances wears thin by film's end.

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1 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

The School of Rock (2003)

'I'm always going 10 miles too far over the top, and sometimes I have a tendency to go crazy ham and cheese,' says Jack Black.

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2 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

The School of Rock (2003)

A welcome reminder that studio comedies need not be shoddy, dumbed down, vulgar, and impersonal, the movie is unimaginable without Jack Black.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Greg the Bunny

Imagine a world of people living side by side with puppets.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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