John C. McGinley Finds Pleasure in the Pain of ‘Stan Against Evil’
In nearly all of his roles, John C. McGinley seems deadly serious. From Platoon to Office Space to his most famous character, Dr. Cox on Scrubs, McGinley may need to play the no-nonsense type. The “you’re fired” type. The “don’t F with me” type. And it’s pro... [Read More]
John C. McGinley Finds Pleasure in the Pain of ‘Stan Against Evil’
In nearly all of his roles, John C. McGinley seems deadly serious. From Platoon to Office Space to his most famous character, Dr. Cox on Scrubs, McGinley may need to play the no-nonsense type. The “you’re fired” type. The “don’t F with me” type. And it’s pro... [Read More]
‘Office Space’ Makes a Cameo in This Season 2 ‘Stan Against Evil’ Promo
Dana Gould’s IFC horror-comedy Stan Against Evil returns for its second season later this year, and today the network gave us a short but wonderful promo featuring John C. McGinley’s Stan Against Evil character watching his Office Space character on TV. Check out the clip above, and watc... [Read More]
The 20 Best Comedy Movies of All Time
by John Wenzel The funniest movies tend to burrow into our brains like no other form of popular entertainment. Through repeated viewings and earworm quotes, they create unconscious templates for life's milestones and stopovers — dating, road trips, the college experience, marriage, the wo... [Read More]
Funny or Die Unearthed Michael Bolton's 'Office Space' Audition
by Megh Wright It only makes sense that Michael Bolton would be interested in the role of Michael Bolton in 1999's Office Space, and thanks to Funny or Die you can now watch his long-lost audition in full. I still consider Bolton's turn as Jack Sparrow to be the defining moment of his acting career,... [Read More]
Mike Judge Says 'Office Space' Made TGI Fridays Get Rid of Their "Flair"
by Megh Wright "About four years after Office Space came out, TGI Fridays got rid of all that (button) flair, because people would come in and make cracks about it. One of my ADs asked once at the restaurant why their flair was missing and they said they removed it because of that movie Office Space... [Read More]
The Comedy Sequels That Never Happened
Sequels, by their very nature, are usually just shameless rehashes of their predecessors that grow increasingly worse as the franchise continues. While there are exceptions, most good sequels are outside of the comedy realm. But that hasn't stopped filmmakers, actors, and execs from going for it anyway. While some, like The Hangover Part II, make it to theaters, Hollywood has its fair share of sequels that never get through the development phase. Let’s take a look at some planned sequels that ne... [Read More]
Shelved Zach Galifianakis flick “Visioneers” will get DVD release
The 2008 Zach Galifianakis movie Visioneers, which made the rounds in international film festivals but scored no wide theatrical release — will now be available on DVD, for purchase and rental. On May 14, Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, K-Mart and ... [Read More]
Mike Judge interview ('Extract' is now out on DVD and Blu-ray) | iFMagazine
"I think when you go from complaining about the man keeping you down, to becoming the man, you realize that being the man is no picnic either." - Mike Judge [Read More]
Mike Judge taking his comedy from cubicle in 'Office Space' to factory floor in 'Extract' | Philadelphia Inquirer
"This is a workplace comedy from the boss' point of view," Judge says. "After Beavis and Butt-head took off and I suddenly was running a show, I could relate more to what a boss goes through." With Office Space, the "Take This Job and Shove It" attitude is overtly humorous. Extract is often subtler, drier, which is why Judge sought Bateman: "I didn't want somebody to be overreacting and making it too silly and stupid." Bateman's satiric delivery can be as dry as vermouth. [Read More]