“Comedy generates an immediate, undeniable audience response. If audiences are smiling and laughing, then there’s a good chance you made an effective funny movie. Thousands of comedies fall under the ‘effective funny movie’ umbrella, of course, but what about the movies that exist beyond that, in another sphere?”
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Netflix’s The Crown, in an surprising film, hinted at Prince Andrew’s scandals in its newest season.
“The Crown’s season four depicts a youthful Andrew, Duke of York, that heavily foreshadows the scandals that will dog him later in life…. Viewers who are unfamiliar with the British Royal Family—and indeed, their ongoing scandals—might not have caught what The Crown does so archly with its depiction of Andrew here.”
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