LETTERS AFTER DUNKIRK JUNE 1940 Dear Wife, Don't cry for me tonight, I'm closer than you think I've made it home safe To you and my daughter I've made it home safe Across Dunkirk water Dear wife Don't cry for me tonight I'm closer than you think Dear Lady, We are sorry to say Your corporal went out With his mates yesterday Fish and chips and a pint In the middle of town Then a drunken sergeant mowed him down Dear lady We are sorry to say Your corporal died here yesterday ANN BLACKLY
, Chester .
An expressionistic set lends a nightmarish feel to the fast paced and occasionally blackly
comic drama - yet the play is intelligent, warm hearted and sensitively treated.
Readers may recall that one of the more depressing, if blackly
comic, episodes sparked by the short-lived campaign, involved the targeting by a mob of a paediatrician.
Quills(18) Robust, provocative, dark, disturbing but blackly
comic fictionalised account of the Marquis De Sade's final years in Charenton Asylum as he battles the forces of censorship and repression in an attempt to keep writing his depraved tales.
comic tales - involving, among others, a glamorous lesbian pair (Jeanne Tripplehorn, Salma Hayek), a warring married couple (Saffron Burrows, Stellan Skarsgard) and a hopeful director (Richard Edson) - were all shot in one take on digital video.
comic and extreme in its portrayal of a murderous backroads clan, Cinepix Film Properties' ``Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation'' jokingly refers to the first two ``Massacre'' sequels made in 1986 and 1990.
UNFOCUSED, desultory and plain unfunny, director Martin McDonagh's blackly
comedic follow-up to In Bruges represents a serious step backwards.
Inglourious Basterds is a stylish and blackly
humorous war opus, let down by a disjointed structure.
Stephen King's tale of creatures coming through the mist to attack people holed up in a supermarket is pretty scary, thrilling and blackly
Steve Martin plays a successful dentist who becomes fascinated by a drug pushing patient played by Helena Bonham Carter in this blackly
It sets the quirky, blackly
comic tone and provides an instant thumbnail of the man who can viciously stab a rival inmate and then contritely apologise as he lies dying.
Throw in a useless adman called Eliot, a drifter called Puggy, various excitable policemen and women, nuclear weapons and crooks and the result is a fast-paced, absurd adventure, sharply written and blackly
Snappily directed by Todd Fraser and acted by a large cast of 17 in a spirit of jaunty debauchery, this string of blackly
comic vignettes finds seedy dignity in the ritualized humiliations its characters endure.
comic character study set in New York's early-60s folk scene fails because there's no character development.
As for the humour, it veers from blackly
amusing (that house party) to tiresome (an altercation with an overzealous cop), while there's little emotional oomph, with the father and son moment between Dodge and his pa half-hearted at best.