Here’s a Teaser Trailer for ‘The Incredible Jessica James’ Starring Jessica Williams
Daily Show alum Jessica Williams is starring in a new movie headed to Netflix next month. Titled The Incredible Jessica James, the film is written and directed by Jim Strouse, debuted at Sundance earlier this year, and follows “a young, aspiring playwright in New York City who is struggling to... [Read More]
Lake Bell’s New Movie ‘I Do…Until I Don’t’ Hits Theaters in September
Lake Bell has directed another film following her 2013 directorial debut In a World… that just got a premiere date. Titled I Do…Until I Don’t, the film stars Bell, Ed Helms, Paul Reiser, Wyatt Cenac, Mary Steenburgen, Amber Heard, and Dolly Wells. Here’s the logline fr... [Read More]
Vanessa Bayer, Gillian Jacobs, and Phoebe Robinson to Star in Netflix Comedy ‘Ibiza’
Vanessa Bayer, Phoebe Robinson, and Gillian Jacobs are starring in a movie together. According to The Hollywood Reporter, all three have signed on to star in a movie in the works at Netflix called Ibiza,which centers on Jacobs as “a woman who goes on a business trip to Spain to close a big dea... [Read More]
Inside ‘The Big Sick’ with Kumail Nanjiani
After years of outstanding ensemble work in acclaimed television series like Silicon Valley, Portlandia, and Burning Love —as well as unforgettable scene-stealing cameos in films like Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and Central Intelligence — comedian Kumail Nanjiani has been long overd... [Read More]
Emily V. Gordon Wants to Make You Laugh and Cry at the Same Time
Author, producer, screenwriter, and GWAR fan Emily V. Gordon is no stranger to the philosophical principle that comedy equals tragedy plus time. And not just because she traffics in the business of being funny, although that certainly helps. Gordon, years before she became a successful author (Super... [Read More]
The ‘Deadpool’ Episode of ‘Hollywood Handbook’ Is Roughly a Million Times Funnier Than ‘Deadpool’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. I finally caught up with the zeitgeist-capturing surprise blockbuster Deadpool for the Lukewarm Takes column on my website, and though I enjoyed it for the most part, it most assuredly did not liv... [Read More]
Big Hearts, Big Laughs in Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon’s cinematic love story, “The Big Sick”
Not everything needs to be a period piece. On the small screen, both Marc Maron and Pete Holmes brought their recent pasts into present-day so they could have the best of both worlds for their comedic purposes in IFC’s Maron and HBO’s Crashing. Similarly, when Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V... [Read More]
Dark comedies revisited: “Chuck and Buck”
“I really didn’t know what I was doing when I made it. I just jumped off a cliff and hoped… MORE Dark comedies revisited: “Chuck and Buck” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
It’s double the dads in the trailer for “Daddy’s Home 2”
In the first Daddy’s Home movie it was Will Ferrell vs Mark Wahlberg for the top father position. Now that… MORE It’s double the dads in the trailer for “Daddy’s Home 2” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
It’s double the dads in the trailer for “Daddy’s Home 2”
In the first Daddy’s Home movie it was Will Ferrell vs Mark Wahlberg for the top father position. Now that… MORE It’s double the dads in the trailer for “Daddy’s Home 2” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]