While the majority of audiences would rightfully recognize Nick Offerman as Ron Swanson in Parks and Recreations, the actor is using his success on the NBC show to launch into the feature film world. In 2012 he had bit parts in 21 Jump Street, Smashed and Casa de mi Padre and this year is already shaping up to be a major one with the Sundance premieres of Toy’s House (review) and In a World… (review), as well as Diablo Cody‘s directorial debut and the major summer comedy We’re the Millers.
But before any of those arrive in theaters, a small SXSW hit will be making its way to audiences and the first trailer has arrived today. Premiering at last year’s festival, we called Bob Byington‘s Somebody Up There Likes Me the most detached comedy of the year thus far, with its intentionally lifeless performances. One can easily see the claim come true in the promising trailer below, for the film also starring Jess Weixler, Keith Poulson, Megan Mullally, Kevin Corrigan, Kate Lyn Shell, Stephanie Hunt and Jonathan Togo.
Somebody Up There Likes Me arrives on March 8th in theaters and four days later on VOD.
One of the most highly anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festivals was unveiled this morning to a divisive response, Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives. As we said in our review, “set amidst an underground Muay Thai boxing club and glowing with hellish red lights from countless brothels, the mood and style is more [...]
With this year’s Cannes Film Festival halfway done, one of the clear highlights is Coens‘ 1960′s-set folk music tale Inside Llewyn Davis. Profiling a down on his luck musician (Oscar Isaac), whose natural talent indicates he is destined for success, the film is a vivid portrait of what it means to be a starving artist. In [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
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