Shrinking follows a grieving therapist as he resorts to whatever habits he can while not hesitating to break the rules with his clients. I know what you’re thinking–how is this series any different from the Tim Baltz-starring Shrink? Can both series co-exist in a world where therapists break the rules? It’s quite possible although I would love to see more of Baltz in action after the Seeso series got the short end of the stick.…"Shrinking: A Comedy About Therapy, Grief"
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Apple TV+ unveiled their first look at their new comedy series, Shrinking, starring Jason Segel and iconic actor Harrison Ford. The series marks one of Ford’s first major television roles. He’ll also be seen in an upcoming Yellowstone prequel spinoff series on Paramount+. We’re living in another golden age of television with what streaming has to offer. As audiences are not returning to theaters in pre-pandemic numbers, the movie stars are visiting their homes by…"Shrinking: Apple TV+ Unveils First Look at Jason Segel-Harrison Ford Series"
Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut starring Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, Booksmart, is now available for viewers to bring home on Blu-ray and DVD. Make no mistake that this film is an instant high school comedy classic. There’s already been a lot to be said about how the film should have been marketed better. I’m not going to get into any of that. What I do hope is that the indie comedy is able to find…"Booksmart arrives on Blu-ray, DVD"
With a strong focus on female friendship, Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, Booksmart, is the next great classic high school comedy. It’s very easy to see the influence of a filmmaker like Amy Heckerling in watching this film. She’s the filmmaker who directed both Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Clueless. These two films inspired a generation and Booksmart is sure to follow. Both Amy (Kaitlyn Dever) and Molly (Beanie Feldstein) may be best friends but they’re…"SXSW 2019: Booksmart"
Corporate Animals finds a way to hysterically comment on workplace situations during a team-building exercise that just happens to go wrong. The film sucks us in with a commercial for the Incredible Edible Cutlery Company. The company’s mission is to rid the planet of disposable plastic cutlery. While it’s not a bad idea in theory, it’s easier said than done. Run by CEO Lucy Vanderton (Demi Moore), she’s hoping that a corporate retreat in the New Mexico desert…"Sundance 2019: Corporate Animals"
Releasing on Netflix this week, The Incredible Jessica James is one of the best comedies that I’ve seen this year. Written and directed by Jim Strouse, the comedy stars Jessica Williams, Chris O’Dowd, Lakeith Stanfield and Noël Wells. Zabryna Guevera, Taliyah Whitaker, Sarah Jones, Will Stephen, Susan Heyward, and Megan Ketch also star. Jessica Williams, The Daily Show alumnus, breaks out in her role as Jessica James, a young playwright in New York City. At…"The Incredible Jessica James is innovative, genuine"