The lost art of visual comedy

It might be funny, but does it look funny? This video from film blogger Tony Zhou examines the difference, and how director Edgar Wright is keeping the art of visual comedy alive. Zhou unpacks how Wright draws laughs out of staging, sound cues and meticulously composed images like the one above, while most Hollywood comedies rely on dialogue alone. The result is a more vibrant kind of comedy, and one that’s increasingly rare on multiplex screens.

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