Year: 2014 Director: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi
Some vampires reveal the day-to-day minutiae of vampiric life in the run down squalor of their New Zealand house – having to do household chores, not getting into nightclubs, falling out with friends, etc.
Comedy is the most difficult cinematic genre to get right. There are very few modern comedies that work really well. Spinal Tap, obviously, is one. Shaun Of The Dead another. This New Zealand film has the deadpan mockumentary style of the former and the spoof horror theme of the latter. And it also shares the same relentless quality of hilarious scenes, laugh-out-loud moments and quotable dialogue as both those films. High praise indeed, but it’s one of a small group of genuine lol 5 star classic comedies. I can’t recommend it highly enough. It’s a must-see.
Might appeal to people who enjoyed:
Aside from Tap and Shaun, I see vague comparisons with Wes Anderson, Kusturica, early Woody Allen.