The film follows Stevie’s journey through the height of adolescence, his experiences stemming from his wish to be as “cool” as his brother.
D’Apolito cleverly intercuts Radner’s childhood photos and videos with celebrity readings of diary entries, showing Radner’s impact on comedians today.
Joel McHale’s performance drew a crowd of several hundred people. The show was the final event of Ithaca Today, a weekend of events for accepted students.
The true problem with “Flower” is that it is a female-led film by male writers who have no real insight on the topics they are attempting to tackle.
“The Death of Stalin” contains hilarious performances across the board, a razor-sharp script and a desolate tone that adds plenty of emotional depth.
Comedian Joel McHale will perform a stand-up comedy event at the college April 15. Tickets go on sale March 7 for the college community and are $10.
“We’d talked to a lot of people who’d like to see shows . . . spotlighting a different kind of musical or aspect of pop culture,” sophomore Joshua Isaac said.