When it comes to the dog and pony show that is the Oscar race, it’s always refreshing when we see something that goes above and beyond the norm. To give us just that, non-Oscar nominee Zach Galifianakis has returned after a nine month break for an Oscar-edition of his web series, Between Two Ferns. Part one landed today, which features Jennifer Lawrence poking fun at our host, a completely blitzed Anne Hathaway, Amy “Firecrotch” Adams and a talkative Christoph Waltz. It’s hilarious and a brief glimpse at some of the fun we’d love the Oscar ceremonies to have, but never will. Check it out below and return soon for part two.
Update: Check out part two with Bradley Cooper, Jessica Chastain and Sally Field.
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
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