dark comedy

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a comedy characterized by grim or satiric humor

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BEIRUT: Prominent Lebanese playwright Raymond Gebara died Tuesday at the age of 80, leaving behind a long legacy of pioneering dark comedy and drama.
Gogol's dark comedy focuses on how one man's reality spirals deeper into a surreal fantasy world - dogs talk, they write love letters, his bosses are mad and hell bent on destroying him.
FINAL CUT 4 Theron on form in a deliriously dark comedy
The play, a topical, dark comedy of heightened reality, tells the story of newspaper duo Payne and Eager as they try to print a story that is 100% factual.
Summary: The Coen Brothers have unveiled their new dark comedy, A Serious Man, at the London Film Festival.
Stephen King's latest volume of short stories include tales about obsession, redemption and elements of dark comedy.
Jeff Whitty's "Suicide Weather" is a dark comedy about family life.
This dark comedy explores the relationship between three old friends, a friendship that is put to the test when one of the three buys a very expensive work of modern art.
So it's funny now that Anna, who stars alongside Seth Rogen in the new dark comedy OBSERVE AND REPORT, is bucking the current trend towards male-heavy "bromances" or buddy movies.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay Tel: 08700 40 2000 The Black Sheep Company performs Shakespeare's dark comedy.
Originally broadcast on E4 in the week leading up to Hallowe'en, this dark comedy horror sees the world falling into chaos under the onslaught of a zombie apocalypse.
Focusing on contemporary life and everything that goes with it, these are stories filled with dark comedy that fills everyone's everyday life.
The former 'Friends' star will play a talk show host in dark comedy 'The End of Steve', which he is also writing and co-producing.
Showtime is working on a new dark comedy with Emmy nominated Edie Falco, who played Carmella Soprano on "The Sopranos.
DARK COMEDY probably is the most macabre of film genres.