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deliberately impassive in manner

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Grouchy, deadpan comedy genius Rich Hall returns to The Glee Club with some southernaccented sarcasm and absurdist irony.
, with the jury calling it 'the singular vision that stood out the most.' The 'droll, deadpan comedy' features 'unhappy, isolated ordinary people' and their meeting with a man from the future who warns them of possible impending disaster, culminating in a surprise ending.
This ironic and understated deadpan comedy is key to understanding Suleiman's films.
proved Leslie Nielsen to be a dab hand at deadpan comedy, but the real revelation here is Priscilla Presley, who makes an hilarious leading lady.
The deadpan comedy that delineates the films of both filmmakers is rooted in the silent slapsticks of Buster Keaton and the classic deadpan comedies of great French filmmaker Jacques Tati.
3) Steamboat Willie, a 1928 Disney cartoon was a parody of Steamboat Bill Jr, a comedy of the same year, which starred which deadpan comedy actor?
Brian Damage and Krysstal bring their deadpan comedy and songs to Scissett and are joined by Mike Wilkinson, who has won rave reviews for his take on northern life.
"I'm more comfortable playing someone else." But with the deadpan comedy premiering on HBO November 9, Lilley might have to prepare for a significant dose of international exposure.
The latter are a unique double act who blend music, deadpan comedy and silliness.
Richard Nichols (Scrum 4) and Lee Mengo (Canterbury Tales) should raise laughs with deadpan comedy.
IMAGINE A STEVEN Wright stand-up routine with all of the awkward silences and none of the jokes, and you'll have an idea of what it's like to interview the king of deadpan comedy.
DAVID Duchovny displays his flair for deadpan comedy - and more of his anatomy than we ever saw on the X Files - investigating intergalactic goo that crashes to earth on a meteor.
After graduating, he received a Kick Start award from Telefilm Canada/Directors Guild of Canada which resulted in the short film Beerland, described as "a deadpan comedy of cultural alienation." Most of the aforementioned details are gleaned straight from the director's press bio, but more than anything, I was struck by the filmmaker's age.
No sooner has Soderbergh let us in Graham's highly symbolic habit than th pleasantly deadpan comedy turns into contrived, claustrophobic morality play The characters, who had seemed so odd and engaging at first, drop their peculi- arities and turn into mere elements of diagram.
Opening May 27, the deadpan comedy features a cast of schlubby Greek dudes who embark on a fishing trip in the Aegean that devolves from bonding experience to competitive rabble: Intent on one-upping each other to capture a precious pinky ring (the eponymous chevalier), the Greeks set about playing a wild game that only the best man can win.