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.
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
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 […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I have a discussion on why movies matter before jumping into a feature review of Terry Gilliam‘s latest creation The Zero Theorem, which is now available on VOD before a theatrical release on September 19th. […]
Bleak and harrowing, Starred Up is a prison picture that pushes the boundaries. The film opens with the graphic examination of Eric (Jack O’Connell) a teen transferred to an adult prison. Exploring the culture of violence, in particular the legacy of violence, David Mackenzie has crafted a powerful feature film that has resonated with in […]
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