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comedy that uses black humor

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The Big Black Comedy Show Box Set features the previously released four volumes packaged together, plus the all-new Volume 5 hosted by the legendary John Witherspoon ("Friday," "Boomerang").
The hardback contains the best in the last year's black comedy and surrealism as featured in the comic.
3 THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS (2001) Wes Anderson's follow-up to Rushmore is widely considered his best, a quirky black comedy about a family of geniuses meeting for a reunion.
A severed ear, archaic dentistry and a sting of unrequited passions are just a few of the things in store for them in this black comedy which opens at the Criterion Theatre in Earlsdon tomorrow for a week-long run.
Sarah Smart in Casualty 1909 and, (far right), in black comedy At Home With The Braithwaites.
Black comedy in which a man determined to blow away his hated work colleagues ends up saving them when somebody else has the same idea.
Surreal black comedy about dehumanising urban environments.
This black comedy centers around police life as the police begin a pilot project by order of the governor to control speeding on the state highways.
Following in Hughes' footsteps, the performance group the Five Lesbian Brothers has become known for disrupting this scenario with their sly forays into black comedy and wicked pathos.
When questioned further, Ostini admits that he never had an Oscar(R) invite, and his comments against the Academy are in the spirit of "Sideways," where Alexander Payne's black comedy manages to poke fun at almost everything.
THE VERDICT Killer Joe is a deliriously sleazy black comedy thriller that is resolutely adult in tone and content but overflows with wonderful performances, fast-paced thrills and memorable dialogue.
Hanson said there were no more "black faces" in senior production than 15 years ago when he worked on the BBC's first black comedy The Real McCoy.
The Watch This Student Theatre Company has a cast of 14 student actors who have written a black comedy set in Hell called Call For the Condemned.
THIS Boston-based black comedy tale of two sisters intent on murdering lonely old men is well-performed with laugh-out loud moments.
It's another bygone classic that's as fresh today as it was 45 years ago, a triumphant black comedy that must have caught Francis Ford Coppola's eye as he was preparing ``The Godfather'' a decade later.