Sundance 2021: How It Ends

How It Ends is the existential comedy-drama (mostly comedy) filmed during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic that I didn’t know I needed. Liza (Zoe Lister-Jones) is on a mission to get to a party before the end of the world.  Joining her for the day is her younger self (Cailee Spaeny).  Because it is the last day on the planet, people can see her younger self.  This film takes place in some sort of metaphysical reality…

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The Last Blockbuster: A Tribute To A Long Gone Era

The Last Blockbuster, standing in Bend, Oregon, is a tribute in and of itself to the long gone era of looking around for something to rent. While theaters are currently fighting for their survival in a world destined for streaming, Blockbuster remains the one of the only places where you can still rent movies.  Okay, so it may just be a single Blockbuster store that’s still standing.  It’s a stark reminder of an era that…

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SXSW 2018: Summer ’03: Joey King Is A Star

With a fresh voice from writer-director Becca Gleason in her feature directorial debut, actress Joey King carries Summer ’03 from start to finish with one of the best performances to date in 2018. When her grandmother, Dotty Winkle (June Squibb), passed away, it’s Jamie Winkle (Joey King) who is left with the biggest burden of all.  Not only did her grandmother expose some pretty huge secrets, she tells Jamie that one of her biggest regrets–and hopes…

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Poop Talk: The Funniest Movie About Shit

Breaking a taboo, Poop Talk is easily the funniest documentary to ever be about shit and the film would never have been able to happen without executive producers Randy and Jason Sklar, better known as The Sklar Brothers. Poop Talk is the brain child of director Aaron Feldman but without the Sklar Brothers, none of the comedians interviewed would have come on board to discuss their experience with taking a shit–whether they were comfortable or not. …

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Paul Scheer tackling Galaxy Quest series for Amazon

A sequel to Galaxy Quest has long been gestating in one form or another.  The latest development is Paul Scheer being hired to write a television series for Amazon Studios. According to Deadline, Scheer takes over from the film’s co-writer, Robert Gordon. “Without giving much away, I don’t think there has ever been a better time to continue the Galaxy Quest story with the explosion and popularity of sci-fi films in recent years,” Scheer said.…

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