Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt ... See full summary »
Comedian Lenny Bruce struck a subversive chord in an era of change in America. After getting his start as a conventional stand-up comic, Bruce's increasingly iconoclastic act transformed ... See full summary »
Robert B. Weide
Robert De Niro,
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Foul-mouthed Australian comedian Jim Jefferies puts everything out there in this raunchy EPIX comedy special -- and shows off his skill for skewering sacred cows and virtually everything else with brutal honesty.
Larry David, co-creator and co-writer with Jerry Seinfeld of the Seinfeld series, decides to make a come-back to stand-up comedy. His agent, Jeff Greene, has even more ambitious plans - make a TV special of the occasion, including showing the planning behind the show. This is that TV special. Sort of.Written by
Larry David and HBO originally envisioned this as a one-time project, but it eventually became Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000). While that series also has ad-libbed dialogue and (during the first 6 seasons) a similar visual style, it's not a mockumentary (the characters don't acknowledge the cameras) and Larry & Cheryl David don't have kids. See more »
Early on, after Larry and Jeff exit the initial HBO meeting and are walking to the elevator, you can clearly see Larry reach for the elevator button, hesitate, then move his finger up a couple inches and press it into empty metal above the button. This was presumably done to prevent the elevator doors from opening during filming of the scene. See more »
I have a tendency to nod to black people.
Wait... what reason would you have to...
I don't know, I don't know! I just find that I nod to them. More so than white... I never nod to white people.
I've never heard of, uh, "white liberal nodding guilt."
Yeah. It's a way of kind of making contact. You know, like "I'm okay. I'm not one of the bad ones."
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To add authenticity to this mockumentary, the credits don't list a writer (it was Larry David himself). See more »
From watching CYB, it is obvious that Larry David was the real genius behind "Seinfeld." Don't get me wrong, Jerry is great and a genius himself, but from watching the show, you can see that Larry David is responsible for the way jerry would act and a lot of the dialogue. Not to mention, he was responsible for the setups and payoffs. The script structure is superb. The production quality isn't the greatest, but this show is by far the best on TV. I hope that it will just last a while.
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