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 & Eric, Portlandia) — basically a trifecta of absurd comedy gold.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.