Category Archives: Humor

Saturday Matinee: Buffalo Soldiers

“Buffalo Soldiers” (2001) is a dark satire directed by Gregor Jordan based on the 1993 novel by Robert O’Conner. The story centers on U.S. Army soldier Ray Elwood (Joaquin Phoenix), whose drug and black market schemes are disrupted when his … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Charlie Brooker’s 2016 Wipe

Charlie Brooker’s insightful year-end recaps puts others (from mainstream media) to shame, and they only get funnier as each year gets worse.

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Chicken

By Mark Dancey Source: The Baffler

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Saturday Matinee: BoJack Horseman Christmas Special

For those not familiar with the animated series “BoJack Horseman”, it’s a satire of Hollywood and celebrity culture centering on BoJack, a washed-out and self-destructive former star of a 90’s sitcom. In the BoJack Horseman Christmas Special: Sabrina’s Wish, BoJack … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Hardware Wars/TROOPS

From Open Culture: Hardware Wars: The Mother of All Star Wars Fan Films (and the Most Profitable Short Film Ever Made) Back in 1977, San Francisco filmmaker Ernie Fosselius had the brainwave to make a spoof of a movie that … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Attack the Block

“Attack the Block” (2011) is a British  sci-fi/horror/comedy written and directed by Joe Cornish. The plot takes place in London on Guy Fawkes night following a teenage street gang who, with the help of neighbors, drug dealers, a nurse and … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: The Cable Guy

“The Cable Guy” (1996) is a dark satire written by Judd Apatow and directed by Ben Stiller which straddles the line between comedy and psychological thriller. Jim Carrey (still in the midst of his rapid rise to fame) stars as … Continue reading

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Any Third Party Vote is a Vote for Hillary Clinton

By Peter Breschard Source: Dissident Voice Buddy boy, don’t you get it? This isn’t the year to cast a “protest” vote. If you don’t vote for Trump, you’re really voting for Hillary. Huh? Listen, kid, you just don’t know how all … Continue reading

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