But sometimes we all need a bit of light relief to brighten up the change in season and that comes with a welcome return with the third series of BBC's self-parody
There's no denying the BBC's self-parody
W1A has been good for a laugh or two.
Two other actors/characters also get a chance at self-parody
, Tsui points out: indie fixture Mercedes Cabral, who plays a caregiver/aspiring actress, and acclaimed filmmaker Lav Diaz, who portrays a sleazy, ethically challenged manager.
Director-writer Koji Shiraishi knows that self-parody
is the only way to go with this crazy combination, contriving a goofy way to make the vengeful spirits from "Ringu" (a.
Because extreme gun culture excels at self-parody
, it's dangerous to assume that the petition was written by a gun-control agitator.
It sounded more like self-parody
than a resolute stand when he told state radio "we're talking about an economy that can't be held hostage by the behaviour of certain workers.
But go overboard with the dramatic fistclenching and overwrought monologues and the whole thing teeters on the edge of self-parody
YES, I know it probably deserves plaudits for being such a sharp satire and self-parody
(W1A, BBC2, Thursday).
THE gun lobby is flirting with self-parody
as it exploits the issue of sexual assaults on America's college campuses by proposing a solution of what else?
And The Hollywood Reporter said: "The movie is, by definition, a stronger proposition than the book because it strips away the oodles of cringeinducing monologue that tip the text heavily towards self-parody
And The Hollywood Reporter said: "The movie is, by definition, a stronger proposition than the book because it strips away the oodles of cringe-inducing descriptions and internal monologue that tip the text heavily toward self-parody
At the core of this book on Nietzsche's "satire," and its deployment of parody and self-parody
, as More represents it, is the following line of argument: "So, what kind of parody functions in Ecce Homo?