Hannibal Buress

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Jeremy Renner to star with Hannibal Buress in Tag

6 Apr 2017

Film gossip

Jeremy Renner and Hannibal Buress are attached to star in comedy 'Tag'. The 'Avengers' actor and the 'Secret Life of Pets' star are said to be in negotiations to join Ed Helms who worked on 'The Hangover' and 'The Office' in the New Line…

Hannibal Buress to star in Spider-Man Homecoming

21 Jun 2016

Film gossip

Hannibal Buress is set to star in 'Spider-Man Homecoming'. The 33-year-old stand-up comedian has taken pen to paper and inked a deal that'll see him join the forthcoming superhero blockbuster reboot although, according to 'The Hollywood Reporter'…

Daddy’s Home

21 Dec 20152 stars

Crass and forgettable comedy that pitches Will Ferrell against Mark Wahlberg

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg reunite after the hilarious The Other Guys but fail to bring the magic this time with a predictable and disappointingly lowbrow comedy about fatherhood from Sean Anders (Horrible Bosses 2) that literally turns into a…

10 years of the Glasgow International Comedy Festival

20 Feb 2013

Joan Rivers, Kevin Bridges, Frankie Boyle and Sarah Millican among the highlights of the last decade

2003 The very first festival opens with Daniel Kitson on the same night the Iraq War starts. Kitson is delayed getting to the show as the centre of Glasgow is brought to a standstill by anti-war protests. The pilot festival sells about 20,000 tickets…

Hannibal Buress: Still Saying Stuff

6 Aug 20124 stars

Artful segues and bad impressions from the US comic

2011 was Hannibal Buress’ first year at the Fringe and it was a dream one, with sell-out performances and a Comedy Award nomination for Best Newcomer. He claims to have been reluctant to return this year because it’s ‘just too many shows’, but on the…

Edinburgh Comedy Award 2011 shortlist

25 Aug 2011

Plus the 10 funniest jokes from the Fringe

The shortlist for the 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards have been announced. Nominations for best comedy show and for best newcomer. The winners will be announced on Saturday 27th August.

My Name is Hannibal: The Hannibal Montanabal Experience

8 Aug 20113 stars

Intelligent dissections of comedy and life

Hannibal Buress is halfway through explaining that yes, that’s his real name, when a heckler pipes up and questions him on it anyway. ‘Why you gonna do that, man?’ Buress responds. ‘Why you gonna repeat back to me what I just said? What do you get out…