Forget the doctor and the apple, laughter is best medicine to combat the blues and stress from the urban jungle. Settle down with a buddy or two and let these unusual motion pictures sprinkle their comedy magic. – Hola Pauline
What We Do in the Shadows
From horror bat-turning vampires to romance sparkling vampires, it seems like just about everything has been envisioned for this mythical creature. Here’s a comedic blood sucker film that’s dead set to prove otherwise. Clothed in their own eras and trapped in their own cultures, follow the lives of 3 ancient vampires that just can’t seem to get a grasp of the present mundanes like paying the rent, understanding modern technology, and keeping up with the chore wheel.
With a distinguished producer at his side and a pet chicken in a bag, Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) is sent to America to document the foreign country’s society and culture. What could possibly go wrong? Well a lot of things. A loose pet chicken in the subway, Pamela Anderson, a wild bear in an ice cream truck, and much more.
I’m Still Here
Intrigued by the public’s regard to reality TV shows as authentic, Joaquin Phoenix and Casey Affleck, as the director, played the public to the T. The film follows Phoenix as he retires from acting to pursue a career as a hip hop artist. With the mockumentary created just like a true documentary, this motion picture had people scratching their heads and believing the end of Phoenix’s acting career.
The Rutles: All You Need Is Cash
A very serious documentary centered on the greatest band of a lunch time, The Rutles. Follow the rise to fame of the Pre-fab Four: Dirk, Barry, Stig and Nasty and the public’s response to their tea loving and trouser raving self. The satirical film takes a spin on the Beatlemania that has swept the entire world during the 60s with witty one liners, overflowing sarcasm, and juxtapose events.
This Is Spinal Tap
At the age of their dwindling fame, Spinal Tap gets one last chance at a comeback with an American tour. Stringing along documentary filmmaker, Marti DiBergi (Rob Reiner), he captures on camera the mystery of exploding drummers and concert halls to birthday party venues.