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Zach Galifianakis Keeps Things Weird

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
The Between Two Ferns host created new comedy Baskets (Series Premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, FX) with Louis C.K. (Louie) and Jonathan Krisel (Tim & EricPortlandia) — basically a trifecta of absurd comedy gold.   

Anomalisa

Anomalisa (Preview)

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 20, 2016
This Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature bears the idiosyncratic stamp of its co-creator Charlie Kaufman (Oscar-winning screenwriter of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) who, along  

Encounters of 'The 4th' Kind

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Andre Hyland boasts a substantial online following through his sketch-comedy character Jesse Miller — dude loves Monster Energy drinks and button-up shirts with tribal flame designs — but that’s not what has people buzzing about the Cincinnati native nowadays.   

Waking Up to ‘Good Morning Karachi’

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
There’s a funny thing about social and cultural issues in modern society; actually, the debate starts with the whole idea of what it means to be modern.   

Jillian Bell: From ‘Workaholics’ to House Arrest

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Workaholics' Jillian Bell and writing partner Charlotte Newhouse co-created and -starred in a web series for Comedy Central in 2014, and this week it graduates to television.   

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Taking a break from the exaggerated violence of The Transformers franchise, Michael Bay sets his sights on the real-life drama and intensely perilous action of the assault on the U.S. embassy in Libya.  

Norm of the North

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Norm (voiced by Rob Schneider) is a polar bear from the Arctic who, along with a trio of lemming buddies, finds himself in New York City, struggling to survive until he becomes a corporate mascot.  

Ride Along 2

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Watching the trailers for Tim Story’s Ride Along 2 makes me wonder if there’s a pairing option out there in which a Kevin Hart combo wouldn’t end up being a mismatched buddy picture.  

Looking Forward to New Characters in 2016

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Will 2016, with its over-abundance of sequels on the horizon, be in a position to introduce audiences to new characters that might one day join the ongoing pantheon of franchise players that dominate the multiplexes?  

The Rise of Anthologies

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
The anthology series format — in which a show presents a different story and characters in each season (or even episode) — is all the rage on TV right now, as seen in American Horror Story, Black Mirror, Fargo, True Detective and now, American Crime.  

The Hateful Eight

0 Comments · Monday, January 4, 2016
Critics have been tripping over themselves to draw comparisons between grindmeister Quentin Tarantino and the great mystery writer Agatha Christie, due to the Ten Little Indians premise that serves as the foundation of The Hateful Eight.  

The Narrative and Philosophical Maturity of Youth

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
With Youth, Paolo Sorrentino returns to the query explored in The Great Beauty of what remains when joy and pleasure no longer have intense immediacy and when memory bleeds away the vitality.
  

Ringing in 2016 and Recovering Accordingly

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Counting down the year from your couch? Here’s your guide to the growing number of televised New Year’s Eve celebrations.  

Hitchcock/Truffaut

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 22, 2015
For this documentary, Kent Jones, former film critic and programming director with the New York Film Festival, gathered filmmakers to discuss the impact of François Truffaut’s seminal book, Cinema According to Hitchcock.   

Sisters

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Apparently women can suffer from insufferable cases of arrested development just like guys, which Amy Poehler and Tina Fey seem intent on proving in Jason Moore’s Sisters.