Funny People

‘Funny People’ and the Advent of the Social Network Narrative | 13 Aug 2009 // 3:59 PM

If the public prefers disposable, computer generated product about man-babies to dramas about human relationships, then Funny People may be plugged directly in to the zeitgeist.

Summer of Same: July 2009 | 28 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.


Funny People | 1 Aug 2009 // 1:40 AM

Bromances like Funny People do a disservice to the friendship capabilities of straight men, making them seem stunted.


Comedy is Not Pretty: Funny People (2009): Blu-ray | 26 Nov 2009 // 1:00 PM

It was the story that Judd Apatow always wanted to tell. It was the growing pains of a youth spent in pursuit of comedic glory,

The Tears of a Clown: Funny People's $23 million | 4 Aug 2009 // 11:30 PM

There was little doubt about the premise. Even though insider stories rarely connect beyond a niche movie audience, the man behind this particular tale had

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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