Misery Loves Comedy Reviews

August 24, 2017
[Kevin] Pollak isn't taking a solve-for-x approach here so much as simply geeking out with his fellow tribesmen (and a few -women), who may or may not be your favorite funny people, anyway.
November 11, 2015
It's a decent enough film for comedy buffs though there aren't a whole lot of surprises.
September 10, 2015
If only he had probed a bit deeper, and widened his scope beyond the predominantly white, male subjects (including our own Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan and Stephen Merchant), this could have been a fascinating film as well as a funny one.
June 21, 2015
If comedy is tragedy plus time, is stand-up comedy a kind of higher math used to survive that equation?
May 4, 2015
If you want to be a comedian, see this Kevin Pollak documentary first. However, although amusing and enlightening, it's also a bit scary and incoherent at times.
April 23, 2015
While genial and never dull, the film is all over the place, a classic example of trying to do and say too much.
April 23, 2015
While there's no single, monumental insight here-no a-ha moment that cracks the code of comedy-there are a ton of stories and opinions that comedy nerds should love.
April 23, 2015
Explaining humor is usually like boiling water - it evaporates. But the funny folks in actor Kevin Pollak's well-structured doc can actually break down what they do.
April 17, 2015
What might have turned out to be a movie about comedy only for comedians is instead a funny and engaging look at the most twisted and naked branch of the entertainment world.