Like Uncorked, there's sure to be plenty of drama here, but what keeps it fresh and exciting is how unexpectedly funny the tale is. Add an image, Javascript is required to view shouts on this page. It includes badass music, witty banter, and killer supporting characters. It's more McAdams' time to shine, as she absolutely did in the underrated and terrific Game Night. 10 posts published by A Boffin during June 2020 Harry Markle ~ Traditional British Pro-monarchy Satire! Starring: Riley Keough, Nicholas Braun, Colman Domingo. In this case, he's the timid Guy, forced into action star badassery through a comedy of errors. Then she just kind of...sticks around on campus, unsure where to go from here and hanging out with a bunch of current students. Even if some of these end up coming out in 2021 (like the new Ghostbusters), we'll keep them on the list as originally slated for 2020. Raphael, who elevates every movie she's in, adds the much-needed jolt of pure funny to push it from fine to great. Hi again, Samara! The clips included in the video were taken from archival public domain footage. This movie seems to "get" what makes Reynolds funny by forcing the super-attractive actor into an ugly/schlubby/otherwise incongruous setup. Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Josh O'Connor, Bill Nighy, Mia Goth, Johnny Flynn, Miranda Hart. Late-night comedy became the bellwether of this trend and the intensified focus on political satire proved a ratings hit for many of the hosts. Media crush Beto O'Rourke announces he's running for president in 2020. This has been delayed several times (but did premiere in the UK to some pretty incredible reviews) so this will be the best late summer present I needed. What follows is a fish out of water tale with a twist—the film skewers everything from Twitter and hipsters to Hershel's century-old ignorance and callousness. Funny in everything! I love seeing Dev Patel on any screen so, seeing him in The Personal History of David Copperfield—based on Charles Dickens's most famous novel—will be my Christmas, birthday, and half-birthday present wrapped up all in one. Now streaming. I'm a sucker for a movie about two girl bosses who get some sh*t done! A lot of the film's original stars and writers are back, plus some new faces—director Craig Brewer also directed Murphy in the very funny Dolemite Is My Name, which sounds promising. But with a deal this good, some things may come at a price, like the lifelong friendship shared between Mia and Mel. Release date: Originally May 22, 2020, now TBD 2021, Starring: Clancy Brown, Keanu Reeves, Awkwafina, Snoop Dog, Tom Kenny. Release date: April 10, 2020. Go directly to shout page. But 2020 boasts a number of films that are destined to be comedic gold, or at least a great time at the theater (a.k.a. To say a "wild ride" ensues would be an understatement. Its satire isn’t always coated in sugar. One of his pictorial satires depicts a central bearded dragon climbing and sitting on top of a house. The best part of Spy! Release date: August 28, 2020. Starring: Natalia Dyer, Francesca Reale, Alisha Boe, Allison Shrum. Starring: Hannah Marks, Liana Liberato, Dylan Sprouse. Rogen perfectly plays two roles here: He's both Herschel, the 1919 Jewish factory worker who wakes up 100 years later after getting brined in a pickle vat (it's as weird as it sounds, but just go with it) and his ancestor, app developer Ben. (I'm talking like heads popping like a balloon bursting if you want the gritty details.) Now streaming. The film's not exactly a satire, but it does have some smart things to say about the hypocrisy of religious sex-ed as well as the harms of slut-shaming (poor Alice is falsely accused of performing sexual acts she's never even heard of). Yeah, definitely not the best time to be selfish. In the midst of 2020’s contentious and tumultuous political cycle, a new right-wing sect has recently gained public notoriety with their aggressive stance against all forms of genital concealment. Now streaming. Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Will Ferrell, Zach Woods, Zoe Chao, Miranda Otto, Giulio Berruti. Plus, it's got Paul Rudd and some throwback casting, so fingers crossed for a fun, funny sci-fi joyride. The whole satirical world will enter a dark abyss if this moron loses an upcoming US election because taking the piss out of the other candidate is like taking the piss out of Mother Teresa. One site that seems to have their satire chops honed to a razor’s edge (at least in my opinion), though, is The Babylon Bee. Shuggie is the youngest of three … It's also a pretty relevant quarantine watch, TBH. (You can check out our 2019 list of the best comedy movies here.). And the premise sounds semi-interesting: Bill and Ted are now middle-aged dads, presumably just as clueless as ever, trying to finally write a hit song and save the day. As an added bonus: This is totally confirmation that Henry Golding isn't just a one-hit wonder (I wasn't worried) and that the man can excel in comedic roles too. The original creator of the video has confirmed that he made it in 2020 as satire in response to misinformation surrounding the coronavirus. Starring: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, J.K. Simmons, Peter Gallagher. At first, I was pleasantly surprised to discover what seemed like a sharp and original satire. All those beautiful memories get re-experienced in Love, Wedding, Repeat as Jack's (Claflin) sister wedding shortly turns into one of the most talked-about weddings of the season but for all the wrong reasons. Starring: Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow, Steve Buscemi. 1. Miranda Hart? @crayzrah / @ ... African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century, ... set to the tune of a Twista and Faith Evans hit that’s literally called “Hope. Starring: Frances McDormand, Bill Murray, Timothée Chalamet, Léa Seydoux, Saoirse Ronan, Owen Wilson. In between the feelings of homesickness, fraternity parties, drama with your roommate, and the process of making a whole new friend group, you actually have to go to school in between all of it. There are a couple reboots and sequels in here, plus a number of comedic superstars are back in a big way, thanks to Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Coming 2 America, and a few other revivals we have our eye on. Release date: July 24, 2020. All-around loser Miles gets forced into a gladiator fight to the death—guns are literally stapled to his hands. Starring: Cooper Raiff, Dylan Gelula, Amy Landecker, Logan Miller, Olivia Welch, Abby Quinn. US TV satire has lost its edge. Starring: Gillian Jacobs, Josh Wiggins, Hannah Marks, Forrest Goodluck, Jorma Taccone, Jemaine Clement. April (Marks) gets dumped by her high school boyfriend (Sprouse, playing against type with a long and terrible haircut), only to fall in platonic love with his new girlfriend (Liberato). She's an author! File this under: Really hoping this one is good and not just a money-grab. Starring: Samara Weaving, Daniel Radcliffe, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Rhys Darby. Now streaming. Part drama, part comedy (I also included this on my best drama movies list, don't @ me), this is a sweet story about following your dreams. Yes, that guy from The Crown! Do you know any background info about this artist? The debut novel by Douglas Stuart draws on his own childhood in 1980s Glasgow, and is the winner of the 2020 Booker prize. Eddie Murphy's recent stellar performance on SNL proves he's still bringing the energy in the right comedy vehicle. Asian American Women on Where to Go From Here, ‘Til COVID Do Us Part: Divorce in the Age of Zoom, Noma Dumezweni Is Hollywood's Newest It Girl, Your Ultimate Guide to Trimming Your Own Bangs. Release date: February 14, 2020. BBC Culture’s film critics Nicholas Barber and Caryn James pick 16 of this year’s highlights, including Ammonite, Mangrove and an Irish animation in which every frame is a work of art. It's not regular teen angst, it's cool teen angst. In this case, we know it's based on the book of the same name: The film's about "an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city" and it's drawn from stories written in The French Dispatch magazine. Josh O'Connor? Oh and it has a whole bunch of his favorite stars in it, including (per the trailer) a naked Chalamet(!!). Release date: January 10, 2020. So, it looks like an angel sent from above when beauty empress Claire Luna (Hayek) wants to invest over a million dollars in their company. 19 Unmissable Horror Movies Coming Out This Year. The creepy groomsmen, the blushing bride, the friends who ask when it's your turn to walk down the aisle, and the DJ that should never be hired at another wedding again. High school seniors Mara and Dylan have always had a little flirtation going on between them, and decide to finally act on those feelings when their classmates randomly start to explode. This one hits hilariously—and sometimes painfully—close to home for me. A neat little twist on the holiday rom-com, this feels like the movie we need this winter season. She gets invited to do a book reading by her old professor—Clement, perfectly playing that professor who's just on the wrong side of creepy. Now streaming, Starring: Michael Angelo Covino, Kyle Marvin, Gayle Rankin, Judith Godrèche. Taika Waititi is never not funny, and it's great to see Killing Eve badass Jodie Comer spread her wings on the comedic side. Our fact-check sources: Satire. In case you aren’t familiar with the Bee, it started out as a Christian satire site (as in satire by Christians of Christian things for … This is the type of film that I found on Netflix and approached with low expectations. Reeves' re-re-resurgence as a comedic actor and not just an action badass (see also the delightful Always Be My Maybe), means I'll be there for his performance alone. Into it. Now streaming. This feels like one of the ones that actually works. Note: The coronavirus pandemic has and will likely continue to delay the release dates on many of these films. Connect your Spotify account to your account and scrobble everything you listen to, from any Spotify app on any device or platform. Now streaming. Count me in. It's really Milioti's movie, and she's not afraid to throw herself into it (sometimes literally). Release date: August 6, 2020. Oh, and it just so happens to have some of the funniest banter in a film this year. We may earn commission from the links on this page. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site. It's just all the other people her host, Molly (Akerman), invited that has her second-guessing her decision to not go home for the holidays. As the two of them try to solve the case to clear their name, they get into predictably wacky, terrible situations. Elsewhere. Release date: October 2, 2020. Sounds fascinating. 5.9K. Think of it like Booksmart, but more of a love triangle. Release date: Originally May 22, 2020, now TBD 2021 Starring: Clancy Brown, Keanu Reeves, Awkwafina, Snoop Dog, Tom Kenny I love SpongeBob , and not just for the GIFs. For example, “I’ve told you a million times” and “This weighs a ton” are both hyperboles people use all the time. Written and directed by Jon Stewart, this film follows Gary, a Democratic strategist (Carell), as he sets out to convince a retired marine (Chris Cooper) to run for mayor. November 13, 2020. Release date: February 21, 2020. Published January 24, 2020 Post navigation Previous Post Texas minister reflects on shooting that shattered his congregation’s peace | The Christian Chronicle In Myanmar, the bearded dragon is a symbol of bad luck. Sue me! If you're looking for light and fluffy, this is the perfect pick. Kyle and Mike are two best friends who share a tight bond...right up until Mike sleeps with Kyle's fiancée. A new version of is available, to keep everything running smoothly, please reload the site. Weddings, remember those? Hits (2014), directed by David Cross, has the appearance of a low budget indie comedy, yet features some serious talent -Jason Ritter, Amy Sedaris, Matt Walsh and Julia Stiles even makes a cameo appearance. July 31, 2020 | Full Review… John McDonald Now streaming. Director Jason Reitman also directed the satirical Thank You for Smoking and the sweet, snarky Juno. I have a soft spot for the lovable doofuses that gave Reeves his early-career dude vibe. You should watch. Stay for the supporting cast, who are having so much fun that you're having fun just by being in the same room together. Humor is such a subjective thing. The Tale of How a Prince Was Conned and Made to Look a Fool by a Grifter ~ Please DON'T COPY AND PASTE OR READ OUT (On YouTube) ARTICLES without PRIOR permission. Some user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. Scrobbling is when tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile. For anyone who had a very religious upbringing, this dramedy may be hilariously familiar. Best friends Mia Carter (Haddish) and Mel Paige (Byrne) have a successful make-up company but are in some serious debt they can't escape. January 2020 was to be the downfall of the Sussex duo as the amber and then green lights were lit, and the key to the handcuffs on some media outlets was handed over. I couldn't be happier that this film ended up being a critical and box office success. This dark comedy is a horror and romance movie lover's dream, basically. Even in the bizarre existential crisis of 2020, anyone who thought this was a bad year for movies hasn't seen enough of them. Ugh, this looks so cute. Beyond the effervescent Anya Taylor-Joy, consider at how many incredible actors are in this. Post-Harry Potter, Radcliffe has done some weird and wacky stuff (and even when it doesn't work, I always appreciate the risk-taking). In his first debut film, filmmaker Raiff depicts all those not-so-fond memories of freshman year in a movie about a lonely first-time student who finds himself in an unexpected relationship with his residential advisor. Release date: May 29, 2020. Release date: Originally April 3, now May 22, 2020, streaming, Starring: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani, Anna Camp, Kyle Bornheimer. Release date: March 20, 2020. Plus: An infinite time loop is just about the perfect analogy for quarantine. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Lyne Renee, Colin Farrell, Henry Golding. Right now on Rotten Tomatoes it's juuuust on the side of fresh in terms of positive reviews. Even if you're less familiar with the subject matter, come for the sweet, awkward sexual awakening story. If you know anything about Eurovision, you'll know that it's pure, campy, ridiculous fun—and perfect fodder for a comedy. I kind of love this concept: A woman plans to propose to her girlfriend at a holiday party, only to realize she's not out to her conservative parents. Release Date: Originally May 8, now August 28, 2020, Starring: Dev Patel, Aneurin Barnard, Peter Capaldi, Hugh Laurie. But her fiancé dumped her, and her book tour got cancelled. Starring: Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, Salma Hayek, Billy Porter, Jimmy O. Yang, Lisa Kudrow. What happens when you work at your dad's restaurant (Vance has never been better) but you want to become a sommelier? November 12, 2020 6.30am EST. Now streaming. Now streaming. Now streaming. But the unfolding drama hits some of the best and most terrifying ... Great news: Armando Iannucci, the creator, is at the helm (pun intended) of this sci-fi satire. Johnson, who's been steadily working her way into more challenging roles, is both enthusiastic and utterly jaded by the industry; Ross plays joyful/caustic better than anyone I know. Largely considered the return of "Guy Ritchie making good movies" (let us never speak of that King Arthur movie again. The show and its sweet characters are an indelible part of my teen years (I maintain that you can still totally find it funny as an adult). Ryan Reynolds is always giving it 110 percent. We don’t have any upcoming events for this artist right now. Best social media satire Sarah Cooper’s lip-sync videos Sarah Cooper became so popular that she was invited to appear at the Democratic National Convention last month. An alternative history of what would have happened to Pete Davidson if he hadn't become an SNL star, it's a typical Judd Apatow "lovable loser" setup. Critics were a bit divided, but pretty much everyone can agree its two stars were the best part. Release date: July 10, 2020. I've loved her since How I Met Your Mother and 30 Rock, and up until now she's been criminally underrated as a comedian. Global satire refuses to do that, so he keeps his status as, "Piss-Taking-Subject-Numero-Uno" and the pee thrown at him runs down his back like water off a dead-duck's back! ... Like in the ‘80s when it took years for that era of “Spitting Image” to hit our shores, it’s similar with the 2020 version. Release date: October 16, 2020. The Daily Show, helmed by Trevor Noah since 2016, and its offshoots – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and Full Frontal with Samantha Bee – led the way. TBH, the fact that these two are costars and singularly funny all on their own means this is worth the watch. Now streaming. Burr and Buscemi in particular are delightfully believable firefighters who become quasi-father figures; It's not as corny as it sounds, but it's got that trademark Apatow sweetness to make this an easy viewing. The criticism that the film is so unlike our current political situation is actually, arguably, its greatest strength—a little humor and heart amongst the cynicism. The film's a nice reminder of all the wonderful yet crazy dinner parties we'll be subjected to once we're in a post-COVID vaccine world. It's not often we see movies focused on male friendships, so The Climb is a breath of fresh air, in some cases quite literally. Starring: Alison Brie, Mackenzie Davis, Kristen Stewart, Dan Levy, Aubrey Plaza. Along with Zar Ni Zaw Win and cartoon enthusiasts, Maung Maung Fountain used to stick his cartoons to lamp posts, running away to avoid getting caught. The Tale of How a Prince Was Conned and Made to Look a Fool by a Grifter ~ Please DON'T COPY AND PASTE OR READ OUT (On YouTube) ARTICLES without PRIOR permission. Release date: Originally July 3, 2020, now December 11, 2020, Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Jodie Comer, Taika Waititi, Joe Keery. The Hit Job. Starring: Katherine Langford, Charlie Plummer, Yvonne Orji, Hayley Law, Rob Huebel, Piper Perabo. Nyles, who's been stuck for a while, seems content to just let his days play out in endless repeating boredom, but Sarah's determined to get out. There isn't a wrong note in the whole thing. Release date: August 7, 2020. I love SpongeBob, and not just for the GIFs. MPAA Rating: R. Running time: 101 MIN. It's a sweet and honest look at the stresses and pains of being a 30-something (and a creative professional) who just doesn't feel like she can face the world ahead. Starring: Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Bill Pullman, June Diane Raphael, Ice Cube. Sure, she has a kid, but that Abby (Dennings) can work with. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Satire Hits. Teenager Alice (Dyer), growing up in the '00s, is stuck between the abstinence-only sex education she gets at school and the (super-normal) impulses she has as a teenager watching Titanic and sneaking onto AOL chatrooms. Starring: Steve Carell, Rose Byrne, Topher Grace, Chris Cooper. He has to team up with Nix (utter badass Weaving, who totally nailed it in Ready or Not) to save his girlfriend, the day, etc. This summer has given The Lasso magical powers and now we can see into the future! Everyone's favorites, Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani, play a couple who find themselves caught up in a crime unexpectedly. your living room). (Unless you've gone to one comment.) (Also in Telluride festival.) I cannot wait. Hmm, it looks like we don’t know much about this artist. How can you not love it? Bill Nighy? The film is loooong, but stick with it. Expect Florida jokes (so relevant). Followers. Kate wrote a book! Starring: Keanu Reeves, Kristen Schaal, Alex Winter, Samara Weaving. Sure, it's the worst time possible to start a relationship, but when every day could be your last, why not live a little? Of all the potential remakes/sequels this coming year (see also Bill & Ted and Bad Boys 3, among others) this is the one I'm the most hopeful about. 10 posts published by A Boffin during October 2020 Harry Markle ~ Traditional British Pro-monarchy Satire! Twitter thread. Release date: October 23, 2020. Here are all the ways 2020 will get worse and the date each event will occur: September 26 The baby giant panda that was born on August 21 turns evil and takes over the National Zoo and causes havoc.

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