Tag: satire

The Ceremony (1971) 7.3

The Ceremony (1971)

Upon receiving a shocking telegram from his cousin, a man recounts his early life, as a member of a broad family full of dark secrets that slowly reveal themselves through the clan ceremonies.::Samovarkov...

Parents (1989) 6.2

Parents (1989)

Michael Laemie (played by Brian Madorsky) is a young boy living in a typical 1950's suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents. Especially his father, Nick...

Teresa’s Tattoo (1994) 4.6

Teresa’s Tattoo (1994)

Mathematician Teresa just wanted to study during the College spring break. But her friends, who want her to live a little, drag her out to parties. The next thing she knows, she has been drugged, kidnapped, made a redhea...

Haunted Honeymoon (1986) 5.8

Haunted Honeymoon (1986)

Larry Abbot, speaker in the radio horror shows of Manhattan Mystery Theater, wants to marry. For the marriage, he takes his fiancée home to the castle where he grew up, among his eccentric relatives. His uncle decides th...

Trevor Noah: Crazy Normal (2011) 6.6

Trevor Noah: Crazy Normal (2011)

Filmed during his "farewell for now" tour of SA before leaving for America, this DVD has Noah delivering more of his razor-sharp comedy that takes no prisoners....

The Point (1971) 7.6

The Point (1971)

An animated story of an unusual kingdom in which everything and everybody is pointed, except for a young boy named Oblio (Mike Lookinland). Despite his round head, Oblio has many friends. But an evil Count (Lennie Weinri...

Death of a Porn Crew (2014) 6

Death of a Porn Crew (2014)

A satire of the porn industry, it's about three friends who take a cash advance to film a porn for the intimidating Mr. Dong. Once they blow all the money and have no video for him he goes after them for revenge.::I Stol...

The Mouse That Roared (1959) 7

The Mouse That Roared (1959)

The Duchy of Grand Fenwick, the smallest country in the world, is nestled in the French Alps. Being as isolated as it is, its life is a throwback to olden days. It is a happy, peace-loving country. Its economy solely res...

The Last White Man (2020) 4.1

The Last White Man (2020)

Karl Gordon, an underemployed pizza delivery boy, works in his quiet suburban hometown where romantic, professional, and social failures fuel his hatred for the changing world around him, setting him on a course that can...

Hacks (1997) 5.1

Hacks (1997)

Brian is a television writer-producer who has to script a 22-episode anthology, but lacks inspiration. He witnesses a strange romantic encounter between two figures on the balcony of hotel near his flat and decides to wr...

The Midas Touch (2020) 6.9

The Midas Touch (2020)

Felix, a young advertiser, is down on his luck. Ridiculed by his boss and suffering from unrequited love he knows that something has to change, when the chance of a lifetime appears completely out of the blue. He acquire...

What a Way to Go! (1964) 7

What a Way to Go! (1964)

This black comedy opens with Louisa Foster donating a multimillion dollar check to the IRS. The tax department thinks she's crazy and sends her to a psychiatrist. She then discusses her four marriages, in which all of he...

Back to Back, Face to Face (1994) 8

Back to Back, Face to Face (1994)

Wang Shuangli is Deputy Director of the local Cultural Centre, and hopes to be appointed Director. However Old Ma is brought in from the country and installed as Director. This starts a long train of events with Wang's c...

The Slit (1996) 5.9

The Slit (1996)

Africa - Land of the ever-shining sun, German soldiers fulfilling a U.N. mission. For General Brenner a dream comes true: Here, where the people are simple, the German can prove his abilities. But then the virgin wife of...

Life Stinks (1991) 6

Life Stinks (1991)

Sticking to great comedy in a way no one else can, Mel Brooks plays a wealthy business man who finds himself getting suckered into a bet with a rival business over the worst slum area of L.A. They both want to develop on...

Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997) 7.8

Welcome Back, Mr. McDonald (1997)

A radio play is going to go on air at a Tokyo radio station. It is a weepy melodrama written by housewife Miyako, who is the winner of the competition run by the station. Suddenly, the hot-tempered lead actress Nokko dec...

Hair High (2004) 6.8

Hair High (2004)

"Hair High" is a gothic high-school comedy with a "Carrie"-like story. Cherri and Rod are the high-school king and queen and they justifiably rule their domain. Spud, the new kid in town, accidentally offends both Cherri...

I Will Buy You (1956) 7

I Will Buy You (1956)

Kobayashi's pitiless take on Japan's professional baseball industry is unlike any other sports film ever made. An excoriation of the inhumanity bred by a mercenary, bribery-fueled business, it follows the shark-like mane...

Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time (2014) 7.3

Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time (2014)

Recorded in Spreckels Theater in San Diego, California, comedian Patton Oswalt returns for his 5th feature-length stand-up comedy special.::Anonymous...

Viva Italia! (1977) 7.1

Viva Italia! (1977)

Several episodes depicting Italian's life in short humoristic stories....

The Complete Truth About De-Evolution (1993) (V) 8.3

The Complete Truth About De-Evolution (1993) (V)

Devo, the seminal concept band, made a career out of setting to music video their dada-gone-camp theory of De-Evolution and its rebuke of corporate culture. This is a collection of Devo's output, an essential tour of the...

Gangs of Wasseypur (2012) 8.2

Gangs of Wasseypur (2012)

Shahid Khan is exiled after impersonating the legendary Sultana Daku in order to rob British trains. Now outcast, Shahid becomes a worker at Ramadhir Singh's colliery, only to spur a revenge battle that passes on to gene...

The Crazy Family (1984) 7.2

The Crazy Family (1984)

The Kobayashi family finally get the chance to move out of their tiny, cramped Tokyo apartment in favour of the suburban house of their dreams. But all is not well: the house is infested by termites and the family starts...

Closely Watched Trains (1966) 7.7

Closely Watched Trains (1966)

A young man follows his father's footsteps and joins the railway company, where he learns the job and has his first affair. Set in the country, during the German occupation....

Simon of the Desert (1965) 8

Simon of the Desert (1965)

The ascetic Simón believes he is a sinner and decides to self-inflict a sacrifice, living like a hermit on the top of a pedestal in the middle of the desert to be closer to God and resist the temptations of the world. Hi...

The Firemen’s Ball (1967) 7.5

The Firemen’s Ball (1967)

The volunteer fire department in a small town is having a big party when the ex-boss of the department celebrates his 86th birthday. The whole town is invited but things don't go as planned. Someone is stealing the prize...

Community Theater Christmas (2019) 8.4

Community Theater Christmas (2019)

A community theater competes for a state grant that is needed to keep the doors of the theater open. Meanwhile, they race to get their first, original Christmas play up and running while everything falls apart....

War, Inc. (2008) 5.6

War, Inc. (2008)

A political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice President. In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation's CE...

Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Sh*t? (2016) 4.1

Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Democracy’s Series Finale: Who’s Going to Clean Up This Sh*t? (2016)

Stephen Colbert hosts a live special on the night of the U.S. presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump....

Contempt (1963) 7.6

Contempt (1963)

Paul Javal is a writer who is hired to make a script for a new movie about Ulysses more commercial, which is to be directed by Fritz Lang and produced by Jeremy Prokosch. But because he let his wife Camille drive with Pr...

Bloody Mary 3D (2011) 2.2

Bloody Mary 3D (2011)

While making a music video, a group of filmmakers accidentally waken the curse of Bloody Mary, a young woman who was brutally murdered over 100 years ago by her jealous husband who's distant descendant is the star of the...

Chop Chop (2020) -

Chop Chop (2020)

A night of chaos ensues when a murderous psychopath targets a loving young couple who might be harboring a secret of their own....

Alphaville (1965) 7.1

Alphaville (1965)

Lemmy Caution, an American private-eye, arrives in Alphaville, a futuristic city on another planet. His very American character is at odds with the city's ruler, an evil scientist named Von Braun, who has outlawed love a...

Man of Straw (1951) 7.3

Man of Straw (1951)

Diederich Heßling is scared of everything and everyone. But as he grows up, he comes to realize that he has to offer his services to the powers-that-be if he wants to wield power himself. His life motto now runs: bow to ...

Counterintelligence (2020) 7.2

Counterintelligence (2020)

Two days after the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, a young careerist is abducted by an at-large intelligence operative carrying a mysterious briefcase, while being hotly pursued by a driven agency director and her dull-...

The Journey (1992) 7.1

The Journey (1992)

A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father. By doing this he discovers unexpected facts about his latin American essence....

The Country Bears (2002) 4.1

The Country Bears (2002)

Based on an attraction at Disneyland, the Country Bear Jamboree, this movie is one in a long line of live action Disney family films. The movie is a satire of "Behind the Music" rock and roll bands. Beary, a young bear r...

WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971) 6.9

WR: Mysteries of the Organism (1971)

A dense film that cuts up footage of a primary plot of two young Yugoslavian girls, one a politico and the other a sexpot, and an affair with a visiting Russian skater. Mixing metaphors of Russia's relationship with Yugo...

Santamaria (2019) 6.1

Santamaria (2019)

After his NYC girlfriend dumps him, Jake Burns is living back with his mom in the suburbs, heartbroken and depressed. He desperately tries to meet someone new, but can't seem to figure out the ever-evolving dating app ga...

The Balcony (1963) 6.1

The Balcony (1963)

Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impers...