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There’s a British colloquialism I like, “taking the piss,” which refers to a type of unreasonable antagonism that’s usually intended to provoke an emotional reaction.  The Comedy is basically a 90-minute workshop on this concept, an acerbic character study starring Tim Heidecker (TV’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job)

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When you hear the names Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, you immediately think of the crazy duo who brought us films like their most recent, Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie. What you don’t think of is a provocative indie Sundance film entitled The Comedy. The title makes you think this film

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Via /Film, we have the debuting teaser trailer for Rick Alverson’s The Comedy, a disconcerting portrait of white male privilege that reportedly challenged the Sundance walkout record when it bowed at the festival earlier this year.  The teaser doesn’t try to hide its reputation – the first featured quote is

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