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'Believe' and the Rough Journey of Eddie Izzard

It’s no secret that sometimes comedy is taken a bit too seriously. Comedy obsessives love not just the jokes, but the mechanics and emotions of the comedy world. There are a raft of comedy documentaries exploring comedy and comedians, but do they really have anything significant to add to the discussion? This series looks at comedy documentaries and whether they’re interesting, insightful, and possibly even…funny?

Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story is a title that doesn’t fully click until the end of the film. The name comes from a mantra of Izzard’s, that you must believing you can do something before you can do it. The title, and the documentary, [...]