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Chris Lilley's Lunatics has deadpan cringe, great dialogue but is more mawkish than outrageous

  • Written by Alex Cothren, PhD Candidate, Flinders University
Chris Lilley's Lunatics has deadpan cringe, great dialogue but is more mawkish than outrageousChris Lilley as Gavin: an Instagram lord.Princess Pictures

Chris Lilley was in strife almost from the moment he started filming his new mockumentary series Lunatics, which has begun streaming on Netflix. Last year, leaked photos of the comedic actor in African dress and an afro-wig set off a social media firestorm that could essentially be boiled...

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