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On the cusp of inheriting his father's estate, Swanson (Tim Heidecker, Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) is a man with unlimited options. An aging hipster in Brooklyn, he spends his days in aimless recreation with like-minded friends (Tim & Eric co-star Eric Wareheim, LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy and comedian Gregg Turkington a.k.a."Neil Hamburger") in games of comic irreverence and mock sincerity. As Swanson grows restless of the safety a sheltered life offers him, he tests the limits of acceptable behavior, pushing the envelope in every way he can. Played brilliantly by Heidecker, his deadpan delivery cleverly masks a deep desire for connection and sense in the modern world. THE COMEDY wears its name on its sleeve, but director Rick Alverson's powerful and provocative character study touches a darkness behind the humor that resonates with viewers long after the story ends.
Bonus features include: Story Behind the Scene Presented by American Express and Audio Commentary with Tim Heidecker and Director Rick Alverson.
Although the movie may appear to specifically revolve around obnoxiously inspired actions and pointless dialogue that seems to only lead us toward an anti-climactic transition into... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ryan Rusin
Absolutely uncomfortable and genius. I'm biased since I'm a huge Heidecker fan... I'll leave the other reviews to expound upon the deeper meanings, symbolism, etc. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Eno4G
Great product at very nice price and shipping was fast and packaged very well.Published 11 months ago by Lawrence J. Walter
Lots of great reviews here! Won't go into too much detail - most of it's been covered by others here. Read morePublished 13 months ago by ultima fule
With all of Hollywood turning out sequels and blockbusters it's always nice to see a good independent movie. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Young Fran
the comedy is a good book it has more then one surprise and is worth the effort to read. worth it.Published 14 months ago by oi101
Although there are other movies in this genre, the actor and film's take on it are refreshing and worth seeing. Definite moments of beauty.Published 14 months ago by katana