‘Be More Chill’ Review: No Heat Lost As Joyous Viral Musical Sensation Finally Charges Broadway

‘Be More Chill’ Review: No Heat Lost As Joyous Viral Musical Sensation Finally Charges Broadway To quote a song from the tenacious – and tenaciously enjoyable – Be More Chill, the Joe Iconis-Joe Tracz musical arrives on Broadway with just enough of an “upgrade” from last summer’s Off Broadway ...

SXSW Film Review: ‘Sword of Trust’

SXSW Film Review: ‘Sword of Trust’ There are few chores more taxing on the film festival circuit than sitting through an improv-based comedy whose performers don’t have the skill set to pull it off — an unfortunate sight that’s been ...

Film Review: ‘A Bread Factory’

Film Review: ‘A Bread Factory’ “A Bread Factory,” written and directed by Patrick Wang, is a drama that tickles your spirit in a special, buoyant way. It’s set in the small town of Checkford, N.Y. (it was shot in the picturesque ...

‘Barry’: Bill Hader on Season 2 Plans, Who Might Still be Alive, and Why It’s Ok If You’ve Never Heard of ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’

‘Barry’: Bill Hader on Season 2 Plans, Who Might Still be Alive, and Why It’s Ok If You’ve Never Heard of ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ In Bill Hader’s experience, there are two predominant reactions to Barry Berkman’s take on “Glengarry Glen Ross” during the fourth episode of “Barry.” “Either people think it’s the funniest thing ...

Bill Hader Reflects on Violence, Female Influence in ‘Barry’ Season 1

Bill Hader Reflects on Violence, Female Influence in ‘Barry’ Season 1 Bill Hader’s HBO series “Barry” is technically a half-hour comedy, but since his character is a hitman who decides he wants to become an actor, it does get very violent. “We wanted to be very real ...

10 Fun Facts About the Movie “Waiting for Guffman”

Waiting for Guffman is perhaps one of the more obscure shows you will ever watch, if you ever watch it. As it stands this movie is something that you might have to look around for despite having ...

If You're Googling This Lost in Space Actor, I'm Sorry, but We Can't Be Friends

Image Source: Netflix Netflix's reboot of the 1960s sci-fi series Lost in Space has a shocking amount of people wondering A) why Dr. Smith is so creepy, and B) why she looks so familiar. The ...

‘Drunk History’: Derek Waters Previews Season 5 and Acknowledges the Insanity of Getting Oscar-Winning Guest Stars

‘Drunk History’: Derek Waters Previews Season 5 and Acknowledges the Insanity of Getting Oscar-Winning Guest Stars Ten years after the invention of the “Drunk History” format, comedian Derek Waters is reconsidering how to describe the performers who get wasted, then narrate their take on a pivotal moment in ...

The 100 Greatest Comedies of All-Time, According to BBC’s Critics Poll

After polling critics from around the world for the greatest American films of all-time, BBC has now forged ahead in the attempt to get a consensus on the best comedies of all-time. After polling 253 ...

Trailer for Andy Samberg’s Mockumentary “Tour de Pharmacy” Looks Solid

If done correctly a “mockumentary” can be comedic gold. If you want to see exactly how a “mockumentary” is done then look no further than the work of Christopher Guest. I personally think his finest ...

Funny Pokemon Live-Action Role Playing Mocumentary-Style Short - Pokelarp

Everyone who played Pokemon as a kid always wished they could have them in real life, right? It's not just me? Ok, cool. But then the time came where we grew up and realized that would never happen, ...

Great Job, Internet!: Now you can see what the bedroom of Stranger Things’ Barb would look like

Ever wonder what the private spaces of some of your favorite TV and film characters would look like? Well, wonder no longer, as two women in Chicago with a yen for pop culture, a flair for design, and ...

New to Netflix: Spinal Tap, Blazing Saddles, Jurassic Park...

It's that time of month when we get our new streaming options. Here are random new titles on Netflix for March (or that showed up late in February), freeze framed at totally random places, whatever ...

Sing – Review

Hey gang, let’s put on a show! We can save the (school, rec center, etc.)” That’s been the rallying cry of many a movie musical, going back to the “Our Gang” comedies right up to the recent charmer ...

Mascots Review

Christopher Guest is the best at what he does – unfortunately, with Netflix original Mascots, what he does is getting a little wearisome. Ever since his break alongside Michael McKean and Harry ...

Newswire: Parker Posey on her connection to Christopher Guest’s Corky St. Clair

When she finished making Waiting For Guffman, Parker Posey was “devastated.” After all, that was the end of her time with Corky St. Clair, Christopher Guest’s small-town theater maven. Posey was Libby ...

All 5 Christopher Guest Mockumentary Movies Ranked, From Worst to Best (Photos)

All 5 Christopher Guest Mockumentary Movies Ranked, From Worst to Best (Photos) How does the new Christopher Guest Netflix comedy “Mascots” compare to classics like “Waiting for Guffman”? 5. For Your Consideration (2006): Maybe it’s my own proximity to show business and the inner ...

Christopher Guest on 'Mascots' and Why His Comedies Are Completely Different

Christopher Guest on 'Mascots' and Why His Comedies Are Completely Different As Spinal Tap lead guitarist Nigel Tufnel – wearer of anatomically correct T-shirts, owner of amplifiers that go to "11," writer of delicate compositions like "Lick My Love Pump" – Christopher Guest, ...

‘Mascots’ Review: Christopher Guest Is at It Again, This Time With Team Spirit

‘Mascots’ Review: Christopher Guest Is at It Again, This Time With Team Spirit Few things in cinema have been as reliably funny as watching Christopher Guest assemble his de facto repertory company and bring to life the misfits and malcontents who make up some small, odd corner ...

This Is The Day Before The Show, Y'all

by Daniel Crooke In honor of Christopher Guest’s long overdue return to the mockumentary – the costumed cheerleader saga Mascots, hit Netflix at midnight – let’s take a moment to celebrate some of ...

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