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Old 03-10-2019, 05:18 AM   #1
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The Problem with dark humour

The film Death became her was on TV yesterday evening. And Iíve to sayÖ gosh! I lay on the ground by all these funny jokes. Ok. It was pretty dark humour. But hey! It was GOOD dark humour.
So, now my question is: Why do modern films sucks when they use dark humour? And how can I create jokes, which are as funny as that film?
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Old 03-10-2019, 08:33 AM   #2
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comedy is subjective, while I like 'death becomes her' I wouldn't say I rolled on the floor laughing at at, if you did that's great but you know your humor so only you can write it

I think a great example of this is how I saw 'Sausage party' and thought it was the worst film ever made, the same night I saw 'A million ways to die in the west' and loved it but when talking about it at a party a week later the room was completely split half of us loved 'a million ways' but hated 'sausage party' and the other half loved 'sausage party' and hated 'a million ways', nobody I spoke to liked both despite the fact both are 'offensive' humor with lots of sex jokes and stoner references they appeal to completely opposite demographics
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Old 03-10-2019, 03:33 PM   #3
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Watch a lot of those movies I guess.... Do you like the Addams Family movies?

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Can you name the modern movies you say sucked broaching dark humor?
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Old 03-11-2019, 01:47 PM   #5
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I find it interesting how Future sometimes makes a post and.......instantly forgets about it....
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Old 03-11-2019, 03:09 PM   #6
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for whatever reason i think dark comedy works a lot better in standup comedy than in film
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Old 03-11-2019, 06:33 PM   #7
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.............. 'Sausage party' and thought it was the worst film ever made, ..........
You have no idea how funny this sentence is for Dutch people
'Worst' is the Dutch word for 'sausage'.

(Haven't seen it, btw.)
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:46 AM   #8
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I have seen the first 10 minutes....I did turn it of after that.
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Old 03-12-2019, 07:13 AM   #9
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I have seen the first 10 minutes....I did turn it of after that.
Surprised you made it that long

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Old 03-12-2019, 10:28 AM   #10
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So, now my question is: Why do modern films sucks when they use dark humour?
I will answer your question if you tell me what modern films
suck when they use dark humor.
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Old 03-13-2019, 12:12 AM   #11
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@FeatusLapdance I don‘t forget it. I‘m just too busy at the moment. #School‘n‘test
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The members were not too busy to try to help so how about you reply to them, since you have the time to post that.
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The best way to not receive help in the future is to post hit and run posts, never returning to the post again at least to acknowledge some helpful answers.
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Old 03-13-2019, 09:55 PM   #14
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But several of us help her. Over and over.

And all we get in return is "I'm too busy..." or she just ignores us.
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