Portlandia

(2011-2013) TV-14  3 Seasons


Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein send up the righteous, artistically inclined and 100% organic residents of Portland, Ore., in this sketch-based comedy series. Typical targets include artisanal light bulbs, feminist bookstores and indie rock.”

[Sept 19 2013]

Bo Burnham: Words, words, words

(2010) NR 63 Minutes

Comedy prodigy Bo Burnham, who rocketed to fame through hilarious videos he posted on YouTube, presents this sidesplitting stand-up special that features politically incorrect songs, poetry and one-liners about race, religion, gender and more. Thanks to his Internet celebrity status, Bo has achieved astounding success at a very young age, including recording a full-length album that topped Billboard’s Comedy Chart.”

[June 12 2012]

Senseless

(1998) R 93 Minutes

When hardworking Darryl participates in a medical study for extra cash, the experimental drug he’s taking gives him superhuman sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch. Now, Darryl might be able to get even with a rich guy who’s been giving him grief.”

[May 10 2012]

Dumb and Dumber: Unrated

(1994) UR 112 Minutes

Full of scatological humor, this unrated comic romp stars Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels as the dim-bulb title characters who get more than they bargained for when they try to return a briefcase left at the airport by socialite Mary Swanson (Lauren Holly). Unaware that the case is crammed with cash intended for the baddies who abducted Mary’s husband, the two cretins set out on a cross-country trip to find her — with the kidnappers not far behind.”

[May 10 2012]

Louie

(2010-2011) TV-MA Season 1

Written and directed by comic Louis C.K. — who plays a fictionalized version of himself — this FX series eschews sitcom structure for a loose format that lets single dad Louie be his irascible self — through vignettes, club performances and more.”

[May 7 2012]
 

Not Another Teen Movie

(2001) R 88 Minutes

On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful prom queen in this outrageous parody that ruthlessly lampoons popular teen movies of all stripes.”

[May 6 2012]

100 Years of Comedy

(1997) NR 99 Minutes

From Charlie Chaplin, Cary Grant, Jerry Lewis and Bob Hope to John Belushi, Leslie Nielsen, Eddie Murphy and Jim Carrey, this compilation features a host of comedy legends and showcases 100 years of the funniest bits, gags, moments and scenes ever seen on-screen. Included are film clips from classic movies and hilarious footage of Buster Keaton, Laurel and Hardy, The Three Stooges, Lucille Ball, Richard Pryor and many other comedy superstars.”

[May 6 2012] 

Kevin Hart: Seriously Funny

(2010) NR 67 Minutes

In his second stand-up special, professional funnyman Kevin Hart unleashes his trademark approach to comedy on a sold-out audience at the Allen Theater in Cleveland … and the result is seriously funny.”

[May 6 2012]

Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale

(2005) NR 71 Minutes

In this live stand-up performance filmed at Chicago’s historic Vic Theatre, comedian Jim Gaffigan cuts loose with whip-smart musings on a variety of topics, including Hot Pockets, holidays, Catholicism and his favorite activity: doing nothing.”

[May 6 2012]

The Whitest Kids U’ Know

(2007-2011) TV-MA Season 5

In the fifth and final season of their irreverent sketch comedy show, Zach, Trevor and the rest of the Whitest Kids U’ Know troupe aim to go out on a high note with skits such as the Zombie Press Conference, Herpes Commercial and Little Hitler.”

[April 30 2012]