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1bufonadas femininepayasadas femininebefore noun slapstick comedy — astracanada feminine
- As one expects of Elton, it's all done with slapstick humour, parody, irony and lots of absurd action.
- It is a comedy with both slapstick and verbal humour.
- Every joke in the film works for me, even the slapstick at the sidewalk cafe and the barge, and I'm not a big fan of physical comedy.
- The film is billed as a sophisticated comedy that gleefully mixes slapstick humour, with something a little more grown-up for all viewers.
- But it should not be reduced to something showing slapstick comedies and lewd jokes.
- John giggled at the slapstick, not quite understanding what all of the fear in the air was about.
- What follows from here is unbridled mawkishness interrupted by some slapstick comedy.
- This satirical, slapstick comedy is a feel-good film that is effortless to watch.
- Such typical comedy tricks such as speeding up the film, slapstick humor, and wacky looks are all present here.
- This is aiming to be a sort of slapstick comedy but, as you say, it's very intermittent.
- We are fed up of slapstick comedies and dialogues filled with double meaning.
- Their happy laughter rang down the tunnel as they appreciated the irony, or failing that, the slapstick.
- His movements, reactions and slapstick comedy were a treat to watch.
- The script is dreadful - even the slapstick fails to raise a smile.
- But a lot of the comedy is silly slapstick stuff, with people hitting each other with balloons and getting into fights.
- A lack of imagination on the part of the writer, the director and the actors results in slapstick comedy and innuendoes in dialogues.
- It would be funny, like one of the old silent slapsticks.
- Families enjoyed the fun-filled evening of good music, slapstick comedy and all-around entertainment.
- The tone, which veers from slapstick comedy to mawkish melodrama, is as volatile as nitroglycerine.
- A series of slapstick events leave both penniless and on the run, where they form a grudging bond.
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