This concert has little to offer visually — the colors are muted and the setups basic — but as a snapshot of a comic mind at its peak, Richard Pryor: Live in Concert is thrilling. This is Pryor’s first released stand-up film, and he kills from the get-go, riffing hilariously (and vulgarly) on race, sex, and family with a frisky physicality that has him soaked in sweat for most of the act. Pryor’s troubles with the law and drugs were already hounding him — a bit about shooting his own car is classic?but like an alchemist, he turns his guilt, anxiety, prejudices, and pain into uproarious comedy. EXTRAS None.
Richard Pryor: Live in Concert This concert has little to offer visually — the colors are muted and the setups basic — but as a snapshot of a comic mind at its peak, ...Richard Pryor: Live in ConcertComedyRichard PryorUnrated This concert has little to offer visually — the colors are muted and the setups basic — but as a snapshot of a comic mind at its peak, ...2006-07-28
Genre: Comedy; Starring: Richard Pryor; Director: Jeff Margolis; Author: Richard Pryor; MPAA Rating: Unrated
Posted July 28 2006 — 12:00 AM EDT
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