Articles Tagged 'Chris Morris'

John Oliver and John Stewart

A History: Are Brits Better at Satire?

No. Actually, it would perhaps be more fitting if I said YES, yes they are, and then go on to claim that the Brits are better at anything that involves saying things you don’t literally mean. I could then claim that this is why they’re so good at acting, and why they’re always telling everyone […]

Veep

‘Veep’ Fans: A Guide to Armando Iannucci’s Comedy

This Sunday, the political comedy┬áVeep makes a welcome return to HBO, expertly guided once more by the sure hand of Armando Iannucci. For over 20 years, Armando has been making comedy out of the twin monsters of media and politics, starting on radio, with the spoof news show On The Hour, and then making the […]

WATCH: New ‘Judge Dredd’ Trailer

The trailer for Dredd, the second stab at a movie based on the British comic book character Judge Dredd, has arrived, and it appears to be aiming squarely at the crossover point between Blade Runner and Die Hard. The film stars Karl Urban as the cold, law-obsessed futurecop, fighting a drug cartel based in a […]

The Tellyvangelist: Nov. 8-14

In this week's Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that's British on U.S. TV – veteran actor Daniel Gerroll takes on a couple of wives, indulge in ABC Family's Harry Potter marathon, and catch an old favorite starring Hugh Grant. All times are in EST and are subject to change. Monday, November 8 Famed […]