Nobody: A Violent Action-Thriller

The violent action-thriller, Nobody, stars Better Call Saul‘s Bob Odenkirk in what could very well be his most violent role to date. Until Breaking Bad and follow-up series Better Call Saul came to be, most of us knew Bob Odenkirk for his comedy. But without the former, it’s possible we don’t get Odenkirk cast in Steven Spielberg’s The Post. Of course, I don’t know this for sure. Come to think of it, I don’t think…

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The Dead Don’t Die Goes Meta

The Dead Don’t Die may work as a horror comedy but writer-director Jim Jarmusch ultimately aims for both meta and allegorical comedy. “This is going to end badly,” police officer Ronald Peterson (Adam Driver) repeatedly tells police chief Cliff Robertson (Bill Murray).  How does Peterson know this?  He read the full script.  Robertson on the other hand would only receive the pages with his scenes.  While the joke may be self-referential, it ultimately pays off.  Other…

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