Mr. Saturday Night

  • 1992
  • Movie
  • R
  • Comedy, Drama

The life of a stand-up comic, one would think, is inherently dramatic: the lowly beginnings, the need for acceptance, the ability to turn personal insecurities and fears into material--all provide great fodder for a film. So why do filmmakers keep blowing it? Two recent movies, 1988's PUNCHLINE and last year's THIS IS MY LIFE, attempted to deal with the...read more

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  • Released: 1992
  • Rating: R
  • Review: The life of a stand-up comic, one would think, is inherently dramatic: the lowly beginnings, the need for acceptance, the ability to turn personal insecurities and fears into material--all provide great fodder for a film. So why do filmmakers keep blowing… (more)

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