Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Episode #76: Henry Phillips
How Henry Phillips became a comedy troubadour is as interesting a story as whether or not he is one or what that even means. In fact, Phillips now has made two movies poking fun at his life and career, Punching The Clown, which won the 2009 audience award at Slamdance, and now And Punching The ... [Read More]
Episode #76: Henry Phillips
How Henry Phillips became a comedy troubadour is as interesting a story as whether or not he is one or what that even means. In fact, Phillips now has made two movies poking fun at his life and career, Punching The Clown, which won the 2009 audience award at Slamdance, and now And Punching The ... [Read More]
Director Gregori Viens on 'And Punching The Clown'
Ahead of the world premiere in SXSW in 24 Beats Per Second on March 13, the director talks to Jeremy Berkowitz about grounding his films in reality, the impact of social media, and titles that start with the letter “A”. And Punching The Clown is a look into the life of a satirical songwriter Henry Phillips as he struggles to guide his way through his life. [Read More]