In 1996, Rolling Stone writer David Lipsky accompanied David Wallace Foster on his book tour in support of the just published Infinite Jest. Over that time, Lipsky’s interview for Rolling Stone turned into a real, ongoing conversation.
The interview was never published and the tapes went into storage until, following Foster’s suicide in 2008, Lipsky dug them out and wrote a book about the experience.
The End of the Tour is a film based on that book and those tapes. It stars Jesse Eisenberg as Lipsky and Jason Segal as Foster. The first trailer for the film is wonderful. check it out after the jump. The End of the Tour rolls into theaters on July 31st.
Continue reading Conversational Trailer: The End of the Tour!
Annie writes a ‘mommy blog’ and her latest entry is bemoaning the lack of opportunities to have sex with her husband and recalling the way they screwed like bunnies when they were first together. One night she gets the kids off to Grandma’s place for a sleepover, but she and Jay can’t quite get things going until she comes up with the idea of making a private sex tape.
Continue reading Sex Tape Is What You Might Expect – Fast, Loud and Very Intermittently Hilarious!
Tom Solomon and Violet Barnes may be perfect for each other. They get each other so well that he knows the perfect engagement ring for her [not the expected big honkin’ diamond…] and she understands his sense of humor. Unfortunately, once they get engaged – and despite their best, most enthusiastic efforts, nothing seems to go right.
Continue reading The 5-Year Engagement Works – It Just Tries Too Hard Sometimes!
With Jeff, Who Lives At Home, The Duplass Brothers, Jay and Mark, take another cautious step towards the mainstream with this odd comedy about the eponymous Jeff and his family as a series of seemingly random occurrences lead to a unique conclusion.
Continue reading Jeff, Who Lives At Home: Looking for Signs And Waiting for Destiny!
Once upon a time, The Muppets were a Big Thing. Those days are gone and The Muppet studios are not only in ruins, but a nasty oil baron wants to tear down the building and dig for oil! What are you gonna do? Put on a show, of course!
Continue reading The Muppets – It’s Time To Put On A Show! Again!
You’ve been amazed by the teasers; amused by the parodies… Now, it’s time to get things started with the newest [and quite possibly final] trailer for this Thanksgiving’s epic adventure, Walt Disney Studios/Muppets Studio’s The Muppets [in glorious, full-color 2-D!] in theaters November 23rd.
Follow the jump and prepare to be dazzled!
Continue reading Final Muppets Trailer Released Upon Unsuspecting Populace!
Thanks to the heights reached by Judd Apatow’s comedy factory, the old standards no longer apply. To be a great – even good – R-rated comedy, such a movie has to have a balance between crudity and heart. Too much of one or the other and it just doesn’t work. Jake Kasdan’s Bad Teacher actually goes in a direction that’s completely unexpected: there’s neither enough heart nor enough crudity.
Continue reading Bad Teacher – Not As Good As It Should Have Been; Not As Bad As It Could Have Been!
They’ve taken shots at romantic comedies; they’ve mocked The Hangover Part II; and they’ve taken the pi$$ out of Green Lantern. Now, they come clean in their first full trailer for The Muppets! Prepare yourself – the first legitimate trailer for The Muppets follows the jump!
Continue reading No More Parodies! The Muppets Get Real Trailer!
With teaser trailers reminiscent of a traditional romance and The Hangover: Part 2, it’s pretty plain to see that The Muppets are back with a vengeance – and they’ve brought along Sweetums and Crazy Harry! Life is good!
Check out the teaser trailers after the jump.
Continue reading Don’t Be Green With Envy; The Fuzzy Pack Is Back!
Wow! There is a lot going on in the sixth season premiere of How I Met Your Mother [CBS, Mondays, 8/7C]. Marshall [Jason Segal] and Lily [Alyson Hannigan] have decided to try to have a baby; Robin has devolved into a formless inhaler of Cheetos over losing Don; Ted [Josh Radnor] is fixated on a cute girl at the bar, and Barney [Neil Patrick Harris] is both wowed by the girl at the bar and moved to pronounce Robin’s ability to entice gone forever. And that’s not the half of it.
Continue reading Robin Is Crushed and Barney Calls Dibs in How I Met Your Mother’s Season Six Premiere!