Posts Tagged ‘black comedy’

This weekend, we went to the cinema (which we rarely do), and saw a very fine film, but I’m not going to tell you about it.

Instead, I’m going to tell you about Bernie because, as good as that other movie is, the movie you really need to see is Bernie, starring Jack Black.

Now before you get all wrinkle-nosed about Jack Black, hear me out.

If your only exposure to Jack Black has been via Tenacious D and trailers for Nacho Libre, I can understand if you think he’s just a funny-man with a juvenile sense of humor. His personality is definitely super-sized and, for most of us, that’s all we’ve seen: the over-the-top, crazy-eyed, usually inappropriate bravado that is the Jack Black persona.

There’s more to Jack, though, and as proof I give you Bernie. (more…)

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