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British Comedy

Movie review: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is the kind of movie they seldom make anymore -- except in England. When they try to do it in America, you wind up with something like Garry Marshall's New Year's Eve -- or worse.

Lessons From 'Downton Abbey': A Jewish American Princess Studies the Dowager Countess

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 04.16.2012 | TV
Julie Gerstenblatt

The next time your dad worries about who will take over his condo in Boca once he passes on, ensure him that you've got his back. Promptly fall in love with your cousin and gain an immediate heir to the estate.

Lucas Kavner

The Biggest Comedian You've Never Heard Of

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.06.2011 | Comedy

The self-described "part troll" and musical comedian Bill Bailey has sold out arenas, graced the airwaves of basically every major television show in ...

WATCH: Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon Talk Trump, Obama & Brits

Posted 06.22.2011 | Comedy

We recently had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, stars of "The Trip," the new comedy from Michael Winterbottom ...

First Nighter: Upstairs Downstairs Makes Sparkling PBS Return

David Finkle | Posted 06.07.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Those Upstairs Downstairs purveyors have woven their now chilling, now heart-warming, now belly-laughs-inducing intrigues into a tapestry worthy of hanging next to the first series.

Gervais Proves Americans Can't Take a Joke

Pablo Andreu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pablo Andreu

There has been a firestorm of criticism cast at British comedian Ricky Gervais, following a caustic performance as host of the Golden Globes. The comedic onslaught prompted defensive reactions from some actors and comedians.

Ten Reasons to See Four Lions This Weekend

Jane Bussmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jane Bussmann

It's about something, yet doesn't feature Julia Roberts eating a significant ice cream. Christ, what a fucking awful movie Eat, Pray Love was, and I'm only reviewing the poster.

Still Chuckling Over Woody, the Next Day

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Nigel Hamilton

As Brolin -- playing the failing writer, Roy -- wrecks more and more lives, the movie reaches a hysteria-level similar to the best of Monty Python.

First Nighter: Yes, Prime Minister Prime Stage Comedy Meat

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

What particularly distinguishes Yes, Prime Minister is that it's topical humor served hot from a theater oven. That's a dish not often available these days.

In the Loop: Bitter Brit Political Comedy with Bite

Brad Schreiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

In the Loop is a swift, virulent and richly verbose slam at British and American governmental officials trying to avoid or ensure a joint US-UK invasion of the Middle East.