Tagged: Satire

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“Kitchen Stories” – A Deadpan Social Comedy

Tales of friendship set in rural small-towns are always a delight to watch. The odd dynamics and fascination that shapes male friendship are often conveyed through a sweet-natured humor. Norwegian humanist comedy “Kitchen Stories” (2004)...






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Best Bureaucratic Black Comedies — II

  Wag the Dog (1997) Barry Levinson’s malefic satire deals with an outrageous and exaggerated scenario, where a Hollywood producer joins hands with a White House spinmeister. In order to divert the public’s attention from...






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Best Bureaucratic Black Comedies — I

  Every revolution evaporates and leaves behind only the slime of new bureaucracy. — Franz Kafka A century ago German sociologist Max Weber esteemed ‘bureaucracy’ as ‘superior to any other organizational form’ because of its...






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Best Movies about Unemployment — II

  The Full Monty (1997) Peter Cattaneo’s rib-tickling study of working-class people illustrates Britain’s unemployment and the toll it takes on an individual and his family. The movie follows jobless workers in a major steel...






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PadmaVibushan Mr. Satire – Out at 99

He was known to be close with India’s Emergency queen, Former Prime minister – Mrs. Indira Priyadarshini Feroz Gandhi. It was Mr Kushwant Singh, a man who did not spare anyone in political arena. Strangely,...