The Invention Of Lying

Being funny is never easy, especially when you’re being funny about unfunny things. As far as dark humor goes, death is actually a rather simple topic to cover. However once you start getting into the meaning of death, or mass genocide, or the afterlife, that’s when things start getting a little tricky. Sometimes you have to stop worrying about offending the people who won’t get it and start worrying about entertaining the people who will. So here are some movies that, no matter what your feelings on them are, managed to successfully make a mockery out of something quite serious.

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This week’s drinking game teaches us to lie with The Invention of Lying and how to murder people in a show storm with Whiteout… or it’ll just get you drunk.

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As I type up this week’s Blu-ray bonanza, I have a clear view of a beautiful mountain range that surrounds Park City, Utah. But I can’t let that distract me. Eyes on the prize.

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Rob Hunter loves movies. He also loves fighting off rampaging arachnids with nothing more than a well placed verbal emphasis. These two joys come together in the form of cash money payments that he receives every week and immediately uses to buy more DVDs. This week… a naked Morena Baccarin! And more!

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This week on a very special episode of Reject Radio, we discuss spoilers (what they are and where to find them), zombie attacks, and why Ricky Gervais really loves being told he’s a fat slob.

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Ricky Gervais’ new movie is funny, for sure, but most notable for its genuine sweetness.

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is still in theaters making money, but it sure looks as if the defending champ could fall victim to a concerted attack by the zombies and other things.

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Fat Guys at the Movies

Neil returns from the pit of the Great Unwashed, otherwise known as Fantastic Fest. Kevin is stunned that he actually saw some movies this week but understands the Vegas odds of that happening when five flicks head into wide release. The Fat Guys talk toys, roller derby, capitalism and zombies.

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Attention sinners! This year’s Toronto Film Festival to open with “Creation,” the Charles Darwin biopic starring Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, and some other people who are obviously going to hell. Other movies include lies, pot, and Asians.

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Ricky Gervais and Matt Robinson’s tale about a world where no one has ever lied, until now.

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