• Chris Rock: Total Blackout review - confessional comic cuts loose

    14 days ago - By The Guardian

    Netflix
    The standup is back with an extended version of his 2018 special Tamborine that better captures the spirit of a live gig What persistent itch, I wonder, persuaded Chris Rock to revisit his 2018 special Tamborine, re-edit it, and release an extended cut? The original, acclaimed at the time - as was the touring show, Total Blackout , from which it derived - was directed with panache by comedian turned film-maker Bo Burnham. It focused tightly on Rock's infidelity and divorce material, which - while still substantial - forms a smaller fraction of the reissue. One must assume Rock was...
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