Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special

Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special

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Comedy special from the great Norm Macdonald, shot by the late comedian in 2020 in his living room during COVID lockdown and released posthumously. Macdonald, who passed away in September 2021 from cancer, self-taped the hour-long set, reportedly in one take.

2022Rating: R87 minsUSA
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Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special | Reviews

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Vulture

Vulture

Some portions are striking and fun (but) some feel like incomplete approaches to an idea that’s not fully there yet...

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NPR

NPR

(Macdonald) seems focused yet at ease, enjoying both the tightness of certain phrases and the looseness of what's essentially an on-camera rough draft.

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IGN

IGN

Without an audience’s laughter to accentuate his pauses, Macdonald’s intentional, uncompromising rhythm soon begins to feel introspective.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

This last special is well worth a watch.

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Independent

Independent

This poignant and hilarious goodbye from the master of the shaggy dog story is a must-watch.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times

54 minutes of fresh, funny, bittersweet, provocative and uniquely Norm comedy...

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Decider

Decider

Macdonald managed to be somehow timeless, outdated, and very much of his time, all at the same time.

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CNN

CNN

The posthumous release provides a fitting and deeply personal tribute, as well as a primer on the art of stand-up.

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USA Today

USA Today

The special is filled with home-made charm.

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Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special | Release Details

Norm Macdonald: Nothing Special is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.