Sundance 2019: Late Night

Late Night is a hysterically funny film that puts the spotlight on women in a comedy industry on television that is predominantly male. Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson) is the host of Tonight with Katherine.  In the film’s universe, Katherine the only late night talk show host who is female and has her own show.  She’s won many awards over the years and the film starts as the Brit becomes the first foreigner to take home…

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The Oath: Ike Barinholtz’ Political Satire Hits DVD

A headline that sounds like it can only be ripped from the likes of The Onion, The Oath is the perfect political satire for the Trump era. Imagine every American being asked to sign an oath that states: “I pledge my loyalty to my President and my country and vow to defend them from enemies, both foreign and domestic.”  This is what writer-director Ike Barinholtz is asking us by watching The Oath.  It’s a new political…

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The Oath: The Satire for the Trump Era

A headline that sounds like it can only be ripped from the likes of The Onion, The Oath is the perfect political satire for the Trump era. Imagine every American being asked to sign an oath that states: “I pledge my loyalty to my President and my country and vow to defend them from enemies, both foreign and domestic.”  This is what writer-director Ike Barinholtz is asking us by watching The Oath.  It’s a new political…

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SXSW 2018: Blockers: An Instant Classic from Kay Cannon

Blockers is the type of comedy that will lead one to fall out of their seat from laughing so much. The film will recall classics like Porky’s, Superbad, and American Pie but Blockers is an instant classic in its own right.  After all, how many films feature butt-chugging?!?  Best of all is that Kay Cannon is a female director of an R-rated studio film in which the women get to call the shots of when…

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Netflix releases new Bright trailer at Comic Con

Netflix has released the first trailer for the December’s action-thriller, Bright, whose cast appeared on Conan last night during Comic Con. Directed by David Ayer from a screenplay written by Max Landis, action-thriller stars Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramirez, Ike Barinholtz, Enrique Murciano, Jay Hernandez, Andrea Navedo, Veronica Ngo, Alex Meraz, Margaret Cho, Brad William Henke, Dawn Olivieri, and Kenneth Choi.  David Ayer, Eric Newman, and Bryan Unkeless serve as…

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