Documentaries on Tig Notaro, Barry Crimmins, The National Lampoon among 2015 Sundance Film Festival premiere selections

The year in movies may end with Oscar, but it always begins with Sundance. The 2015 Sundance Film Festival has unveiled its official selections, and among them are new documentaries on stand-up comedians Tig Notaro and Barry Crimmins, the history of The National Lampoon magazine and brand, plus a look at whether comedians have to be miserable offstage to be hilarious onstage. Here are the official descriptions! Call Me Lucky/ U.S.A. (Director: Bobcat Goldthwait) — Barry Crimmins was a volatile but brilliant bar comic who became an honored peace activist and influential political satirist. Famous comedians and others build...

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