I Am Comic
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Comedian and filmmaker Jordan Brady offers an inside look at the art and business of stand-up comedy in this documentary. In I Am Comic, more than eighty professional comedians -- ranging from struggling beginners to veterans with over a fifty years of experience -- talk about the nuts and bolts of their work, discussing how they create their material, how an act comes together over time, the rigors of performing and their relationship with their audience. The film also focuses on one particular performer, Ritch Shydner. During the 1980s, Shydner was a working comedian who seemed poised for a… More
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"The first thing that a documentary about stand-up comedy ought to be is funny. Thankfully, I Am Comic succeeds handily on that count."
‑ Jason Anderson, Toronto Star
"While offering a glimpse of stage routines, pic consists mostly of lively shop talk."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"If you love standup comedy -- I mean, really love it -- then I Am Comic is a flawed must-see."
‑ Jim Slotek, Jam! Movies
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