Featuring Dave Anthony, Lord Carrett, Dean Haglund, Allan Havey, Laura House, Jackie Kashian, Suzy Nakamura, Mike Schmidt, Neil T. Weakley, and Matt Weinhold
Tired of the usual boring, dry movie discussion? “The Comedy Film Nerds Guide to Movies” is something new. Is it serious movie discussion? Is it funny? Do the writers know what the hell they are talking about? Yes, Yes, Yes, and Yes. OK, that’s too many Yes’s but you get the point. Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini, both professional filmmakers and comedians, created Comedyfilmnerds.com to mind meld the idea of real movie talk and real funny. And they called in all of their professionally funny and filmy friends to help them. Comedians and writers who have been on everything from the Tonight Show to having their own comedy specials tell you what’s what on their favorite film genres. While “The Comedy Film Nerds Guide to Movies” is funny and informative, each film genre is given a personal touch. All of the Comedy Film Nerds have a love of film and a personal connection to each genre. Read about a love of film from an insider’s perspective. “The Comedy Film Nerds Guide to Movies” is for the movie lover with a good sense of humor.
“The Comedy Film Nerds Guide to Movies” brings what has been missing from movie discussion for too long: A healthy dose of humor. This is the first time ever two filmmakers who are also comedians give their views on film. It will bring movie discussion to a younger audience in a way they can relate to it without all the stodgy film school discussion. This is a movie book for film and comedy fans, by filmmakers and comedians. In the way that Jon Stewart and Bill Mahr have brought comedy to politics, Chris and Graham will do this for film.
About the Authors
Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini, both professional award-winning filmmakers and comedians, who have both screened and spoken at film festivals all over the world, including Slamdance and Comic-Con in San Diego, created Comedyfilmnerds.com to mind meld the idea of real movie talk and real funny. And they called in all of their professionally funny and filmy friends to help them. Comedians and writers from The Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman, The X-Files, Comedy Central, HBO, and Showtime tell you what’s what on their favorite film genres.
Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing (June 10, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 4 ounces