Defending Your Life: Real Afterlife
In this comic vision of the great beyond, Albert Brooks finds the sweet spot between the acerbic satire of his early films and the humanism of his later work.
Laughs That Hurt: Albert Brooks’s Uncomfortable Comedies
Anxiety, panic, and chronic ambivalence course through the hilarious films of one of America’s most influential comedic voices.
Pleasure in the Process: A Rehearsal Scene in Topsy-Turvy
The director of Midsommar finds the joy of collaboration and creation in Mike Leigh’s period epic.