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Ben Stiller: From Slapstick to Satire
Posted January 22, 2010 to photo album "Ben Stiller: From Slapstick to Satire"
For Ben Stiller, Greenberg is only the last in a parade of remarkable characters. Click through his slide show.
Slide 1: Introduction
In Greenberg, Ben Stiller plays a character that may surprise people. While the film is a comedy, Stiller is neither zany, nor silly, nor slapstick, nor satirical. He is a lost soul who has moved to Los Angeles to find himself in a comedy of very human proportions. As an introduction to his performance, we wanted to review the unique ways that Stiller has used his different persona to create original comic characters.