Enter the “Institute of the Real and Really Real” in Carrie Brownstein’s New Short Film
Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein has written and directed a short film that takes our obsession with celebrities and social media to a very dark place. Titled The Realest Real, the short premiered at New York Fashion Week last night and features Laura Harrier, Natasha Lyonne, and Kim Gordon. Set... [Read More]
Notes From a Lasagna Dumpling Video Shoot, by Jeremy Glass
Take 1: Not great, not bad, but the cheese congealed before we could do the proper reveal. Take 2: The light wasn’t hitting the broad side of the dumpling, plus the camera dropped into the pot and everyone is covered in marinara sauce. Take 3: Incredible take, but the lens cap was on and there... [Read More]
Dave Franco, Fred Armisen, Abbi Jacobson, and More Join ‘The Lego Ninjago Movie’
Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s The Lego Ninjago Movie has found its voice cast. Dave Franco and Justin Theroux will star in the animated feature, and Abbi Jacobson, Kumail Nanjiani, Fred Armisen, Michael Peña, Olivia Munn, Zach Woods, and Jackie Chan will round out the cast. Here’s ... [Read More]
The ten best… things to do this week
From The Get Down to No Man’s Sky: your at-a-glance guide to the next seven days in culture across the UKThe Get Down Related: Why Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down is a rapper’s delight Related: Alice Birch: ‘Being called an armchair feminist made me furious’ Related: Peop... [Read More]
Check Out the New Trailer for Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s Animated Comedy ‘Sausage Party’
At first glance, the trailers for Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s new animated comedy Sausage Party might look like a kid-friendly Pixar movie, but as one theater in California learned the hard way, it’s definitely not the kind of trailer you want to play in front of a bunch of highly imp... [Read More]
‘Futurama’ Gets the Live-Action Treatment with the Very Impressive Trailer for ‘Fan-O-Rama’
If the Simpsons porn parody is any indication, transforming Matt Groening’s cartoon worlds into live-action worlds yields incredibly bizarre and downright disturbing results. Add in some amazing cinematic talent and extra attention to detail and that’s also the case with the trailer rele... [Read More]
‘BoJack Horseman’s Raphael Bob-Waksberg to Write ‘The Lego Movie Sequel’
A sequel to Phil Lord and Chris Miller’s The Lego Movie has been in the works for a couple years now, and this week the two brought on another great writer to help with the script. According to Variety, BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg has come aboard to rewrite the script from Lor... [Read More]
Ghostbusters’ Leslie Jones: ‘The US is the most depressed nation in the world and I blame comedians’
She’s a 6ft ball of energy who slogged away on the comedy circuit for 25 years before landing Saturday Night Live and then Ghostbusters. She talks about wanting to be the new Eddie Murphy and why ‘crazy-wild-big’ laughs matterLeslie Jones is sick of smart comics. She can’t be... [Read More]