Sarah Silverman Movie
Performing stand up comedy routines in front of live audiences is a brave thing to do and Sarah Silverman has made her name in this field. She has also become a familiar face on TV and Sarah Silverman movies are popular with the fans. Like so many other comics, she got her major break on Saturday Night Live, where she honed her talent for satire.
Guest roles on television shows and small parts in films followed. Film roles included comic and dramatic parts and included successful hits, such as There’s Something about Mary, School of Rock and Rent. Her own brand of comedy was the subject of her breakthrough movie starring Sarah Silverman when her one-woman show was captured on screen and released as a feature film in 2005. Titled Sarah Silverman: Jesus is Magic, the movie is a mixture of footage from her stand up show and a series of flashbacks. The comic performer also shows off her singing skills. The movie proved to be a big success and is available on DVD.
The 2007 documentary film, Super High Me, featured Silverman along with its star, comedian Doug Benson. It was presented as a spoof of Super Size Me, with Benson observing the effects of smoking marijuana non-stop for thirty days, with some alarming consequences.
The animated TV show, Futurama, brought by the team behind The Simpsons, afforded another Sarah Silverman movie opportunity. The video film version of the show was titled Futurama: Bender’s Big Score and was first broadcast on the Comedy Central channel in 2008. It also featured the voices of rapper Coolio, Mark Hammil, Tom Kenny and Al Gore played himself.
In addition to stand up and movies with Sarah Silverman, fans enjoy her in the sitcom, The Sarah Silverman Program. The show is a satire of family entertainment shows and co-stars Brian Posehn, Steve Agee, and Jay Johnston. It also features Laura Silverman, older sister to Sarah.
There are a variety of DVDs for fans to catch the comic actress for the first time or to re-experience her performances. The Sarah Silverman Program Season 1 and Season 2 is available as well as several movies featuring Sarah Silverman. These include I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With, Overnight Delivery, and School for Scoundrels. Box sets of the hit TV show, Seinfeld also feature Silverman in some episodes.
Another film project is scheduled for 2009. This movie with Sarah Silverman is titled Saint John of Las Vegas and is loosely based on Dante’s Inferno. The independent film stars Steve Buscemi as John, a gambler with problems, and Romany Malco. Director Spike Lee is the movie’s Executive Producer.
Silverman’s career looks set to go from strength to strength and she gains new fans consistently with her style of satirical comedy with controversial subjects at its core. Her talent has proved a huge success on stage, small screen and in Sarah Silverman movies.