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100 Best Comedy Movies - Film

100 Best Comedy Movies - Film
Here's the 100 best comedy movies as chosen by more than 200 people whose job it is to make you laugh. We spoke to dozens of comedy writers, comedy directors, comic actors and stand-up comedians – including Dan Aykroyd, Richard Curtis, Edgar Wright, Kim Noble, Stephen Merchant, Jo Brand and many, many more – and asked them to share with us their favourite comedy films of all time. Can you guess which film emerged as the number one choice? UPDATE: Tell us the comedy movie you think should have made the list and we'll print the best ten in a future issue of Time Out magazine. Make your suggestions on our messageboards. By Tom Huddleston, David Jenkins, Adam Lee Davies, Derek Adams, Edward Lawrenson, Wally Hammond, Ben Walters, Gabriel Tate and Phil Harrison Related:  Cinema

The 100 Best Films Of World Cinema | 100. Night Watch | Empire | www.empireonline.com - StumbleUpon From Brazil to Japan to France and Senegal, from Neo-Realism to Dogme to J-horror, we've compiled a list of the very best films not in the English language (note: features, not documentaries). So rustle up some sushi, strike up a gauloise and make sure you've locked your bicycle as we count down the top 100 world cinema movies... 100. Night Watch Year: 2004Country: RussiaDirector: Timur Bekmambetov It's Buffy meets The Matrix meets Blade! Hollywood remake? Stream Night Watch now with Amazon Video 99. Year: 1993Country: ChinaDirector: Yuen Woo-ping It's the Robin Hood story transferred to the Ch'ing Dynasty, helmed by Yuen Woo-ping, the martial arts director that would go onto create such western fighting spectaculars such as Kill Bill and The Matrix Trilogy. Hollywood remake? Buy Iron Monkey now on Amazon 98. Year: 1985Country: JapanDirector: Akira Kurosawa Akira Kurosawa was almost blind when he directed his biggest movie, in 1989, and yet it's possibly his most beautiful. Hollywood remake?

25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen Pt. 2 Human Traffic Very unique comedy about the drug/club culture in the UK. Five friends ponder society, drug use and their own lives as they go about their usual weekend of snorting, smoking, popping, dancing and sex. The Matador Pierce Brosnan plays an assassin going through a mid-life crisis as he approached retirement. He’s like 007 on a spree of existential questioning. The Good, The Bad, And the Weird Two comical outlaws and a bounty hunter fight for a treasure map in 1940s Manchuria while being pursued by the Japanese army and Chinese bandits. Tucker and Dale vs. A group of college students go camping for the weekend and, through a series of unlucky events, begin thinking that the harmless Tucker & Dale (pictured above) are trying to kill them. New Kids Turbo An absolutely nutty movie from the Netherlands. Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang KKBB is a murder-comedy (?) Big Trouble Big Trouble is one of those movies where all of these different people end up intertwined at the end of the movie. Dr.

Top Ten Films 1930-2009 - StumbleUpon 2019 1. LEAVING NEVERLAND (Dan Reed) 2. APOLLO 11 (Todd Douglas Miller) 3. THE BEACH BUM (Harmony Korine) 4. Honorable Mention: None Notable Shorts: COLOPHON (Dorsky); HOMEPOD: WELCOME HOME (Jonze) Most Overrated: A QUIET PLACE (Krasinski); BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY (Singer); ROMA (Cuaron); SORRY TO BOTHER YOU (Riley); WIDOWS (McQueen) 2017 1. Honorable Mention: FIRST REFORMED (Schrader) Notable Shorts: WORLD OF TOMORROW EPISODE TWO: BURDEN OF OTHER PEOPLE'S THOUGHTS (Hertzfeldt) Most Overrated: BABY DRIVER (Wright); DARKEST HOUR (Wright); GOOD TIME (Safdie Bros); THE POST (Spielberg); THE SHAPE OF WATER (Del Toro) 2016 1. Honorable Mention: ELLE (Verhoeven); HYPERNORMALISATION (Curtis); STAYING VERTICAL (Guiraudie); TONI ERDMANN (Ade) Notable Shorts: COME TOGETHER (Anderson) Most Overrated: DEADPOOL (Miller); JACKIE (Larrain); NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (Ford); NO HOME MOVIE (Akerman); THINGS TO COME (Hansen-Løve); ZOOTOPIA (Howard & Moore) 2015 1. Notable Shorts: WORLD OF TOMORROW (Hertzfeldt) 2014 1.

25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Midnight in Paris Woody Allen’s latest places starving writer Owen Wilson in Paris with his fiancée, Rachel McAdams. Searching for inspiration for his incomplete novel, Owen begins taking strolls around the city at night where he discovers an unexpected group of people. I wish I could be more specific, but it would ruin the surprise. Let the Right One In The best vampire movie ever made in my opinion. Watch Let the Right One In for FREE on Amazon Instant Video The Man From Earth Holy &#%@ this film’s plot is fascinating! Garden State This is my absolute favorite film. Waking Life It’s impossible for you to grasp Waking Life without actually watching it, but I’ll do my best to explain it. Watch Waking Life for FREE on Amazon Instant Video Closer This film is a rather dark, yet comedic story about the twisted relationships between Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Le Scaphendre et le Papillon) Sin Nombre Snatch Spirited Away The Descent Once

Top 25 Horror Movies of 2009 The Definitive List By now you should have probably noticed a ton of Top Lists for 2009 on site written by the staff members of our site. To give you an objective overview of what the top films of 2009 really were I have taken all the Top Lists written by the staff and compiled them into one master list. I have also include the votes of our readers to make this list as accurate as possible. So without further ado here is the Definitive List of the Best Horror Films of 2009. #25: Last House on the Left Remake: Quite honestly all things considered I really do not disagree with the choice of Last House on the Left landing at #25 on our Top 25 since it was both disturbing and dark. #24 House of the Devil: At #23 on our list is House of the Devil which tells the story of an attractive college student who takes a job in a creepy old mansion as a babysitter to earn money for a deposit on an apartment. #21 Dead girl: Dead girl is a film summed up easily with the word Sadistic. #14 Thirst: This one needs no intro.

14 Actors Acting For The New York Times's Hollywood Issue they asked 14 actors to show us - in a few gestures and with a few props but with no dialogue or story - what acting is. Javier Bardem, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Jesse Eisenberg, Chloë Moretz, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jennifer Lawrence, Noomi Rapace, Vincent Cassel, Anthony Mackie, Robert Duvall, Lesley Manville and Tilda Swinton all turn their bodies and faces into "instruments of pure, deep and enigmatic emotion", striking some of the classic attitudes of cinema. Watch here. www.nytimes.com

6 Films to Keep You Awake If you remain unmoved by the recent airings of the diluted MASTERS OF HORROR series entitled FEAR ITSELF, 6 FILMS TO KEEP YOU AWAKE, the Spanish language equivalent, may be just what the mad doctor ordered. All the tales hold something of interest and happily the lion’s share boast themes of a truly Kindertraumatic nature. On a technical level, 6 FILMS consistently impresses by constantly delivering a too rare, rich theatrical vibe to the small screen. A bit of patience may be required with the more subtle and psychological of the stories, but all in all this half dozen set of variant views of the dark side provides the chills. BLAME Doctor Ana Torres does the old bait and switch on pal Gloria when she offers her and her young daughter room and board in exchange for Gloria’s aid at her in-home medical practice. SPECTRE An older man looks back on his youth and the part he played in the ostracism and tragic death of his first real love.

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