Ever wondered whether you are funny or not? Do you feel that people are laughing at you rather than with you? Is the world of comedy not your cup of tea? Then fear not, for help is at hand. At leg also, but that’s only if you need a massage. The world of cinema has delivered an endless number of funny movies. All you need to do is go through a few of these movies and just casually drop references in a conversation (with others, not with yourself). The best thing is that you will be instantly adored and fawned over and adulated. Or not. But atleast you tried.
The best laughs are often from unexpected parts of the comedy genre. Within this genre, we have many kinds of comedy films.
For example, there is satire. If you want a taste of it, then you cannot go wrong with The Dictator. Directed by Larry Charles, written by Sacha Baron Cohen and also starring Sacha Baron Cohen, this film delivers a fair dose of satire. You might be wondering how. The movie is about a dictator and his everlasting quest to make sure that democracy doesn’t land on the shores of his lovingly oppressed country. In the film, Sacha Baron Cohen pokes fun at all sides of world politics. He reminds us that free speech is free only because someone has the power to take it away. The humor is quite dark and rather fitting. It is an acquired taste. Either you will like it and find it immensely insightful or you will hate it and wonder why you watched it in the first place. But you have to realize, that’s the point this movie makes. Love it or hate it, you still have to acknowledge it.