There is a gut-wrenching honesty to Louis C.K.’s comedy that makes it impossible to stop watching. One might describe Louie as a more relatable Curb Your Enthusiasm, but that would do the writing and the show a disservice because Louie is a real person (not a Hollywood bazillionaire) and seems to crystallize many universal but [...]
Larry David plays a slight variation on his Curb Your Enthusiasm incarnation, spouting some of the most articulate rants on humanity in Woody Allen’s new comedy. I enjoyed last year’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona, but this is definitely better. It’s a spectacularly executed comedy farce, with the action constantly escalating along the way, adhering to the old comedy formula of putting the characters through hell for big laughs.