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Chris Rock Tambourine 2018 (2018)    

Number: 3092

poster Chris Rock Tambourine 2018

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Also known as: book 11

Country: USA, 78 minutes

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Genre(s): Comedy


Chris Rock’s first new stand-up special in ten years is called Tamborine, but it could have been called This Is How You Do It. He’s a veteran now, an avatar of the craft. There’s no fanfare or self-regard to be seen here. He just walks out onstage to the (seemingly mandatory) standing ovation, asks the audience to sit, and delivers his first line: “You’d think every once in a while the cops would shoot a white kid just to make it look good.” That’s a hand grenade that would be devastating no matter who dropped it, but it has more force because Rock skips the usual pleasantries, and because of his distinctive delivery. He repeats “you’d think” three times, as if thinking of how to end the sentence, and pauses after “kid,” so that the line gets two laughs instead of one, the second bigger than the first.


Medium: Original DVD,

Location: USA

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 16:9 Widescreen