My fav films 2014 – the best laugh

when a Vampire has to do the dishwashing

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS had me literally rolling on the floor laughing my proverbial behind off – this can be embarrassing in a crowded cinema, so brace yourselves. As funny Vampires go, THERAPY FOR A VAMPIRE gave me some hilarity too. I did leave the movie theatre with a wide grin on my face after PING PONG SUMMER , and my “evil-smirk-award” goes to NIGHTCRAWLER, with MAPS TO THE STARS as a close second. As best Deutsche Komödie I remember MÄNNERHERZEN UND DIE GANZ GANZ GROSSE LIEBE – and some very funny short films such as US-short PENNY DREADFUL and Norwegian “road-movie” HAIKEREN about two guys literally running circles around each other. WISH I WAS HERE had its funny moments, and – as Oldies go – R.I.P.D. was quite a chuckle.

Not so much, huh! Why is it so hard to make us laugh? I bet my next wrap ups about what made me cry – and what made me think – are much longer …

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About Elisabeth Schabus (477 Articles)
I see, I like, I write ... mostly about cinema and actors, but also about politics or economy. In English, auf Deutsch, på svenska. This ORF trained news journalist (TV, radio), who has also worked in corporate publishing for international brands and written/edited tons of magazines, has become a blogger out of passion.

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