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Award-Winning Comedy Baskets Renewed By FX!

BASKETS — Pictured: Zach Galifianakis as Chip Baskets. CR: Pamela Littky/FX

FX has ordered a third season of Baskets (Thursdays, 10/9C) – the Zach Galifiankis vehicle about Chip Baskets, a man who wants nothing more than to be a clown,even though he failed clown school because he couldn’t speak French.

The early third season order comes with three episodes left in season two – an episode entitled Funeral airs tonight.

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Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): A Fabulous Fiction Rooted In Truth!

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Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a brilliant bombastic, bizarre skewering of: superhero movies, egocentric actors, actors’ insecurities, Broadway, Broadway critics, and pretty much all things entertainment.

The story of Riggan Thomson’s (Michael Keaton) effort to be taken seriously as an actor/director/playwright after having starred in three superhero movies twenty years ago – Birdman is directed as a continuous shot (which is difficult because the film takes place over a considerably longer period that its two-hour running time).

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MOVIE REVIEW: G-Force Doesn’t Push the Envelope, It Glides

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G-Force tells the story of a team of special agent rodents who were sent on a mission for the U.S. Government. The team was trained by Ben (Zach Galifianakis) who has been training them for three years to take on the missions the FBI cannot handle.

The team was threatened by the government to be shutdow, but they performed one mission to prove their might. Their latest mission was to infiltrate the home of Dr. Saber (Bill Nighy) and retrieve information of Operation: Clusterform. Clusterform was in reality a code sent to computer chips in Sabersense Appliances (The largest applicance company in the world) to turn them into killing machines that will exterminate the human race.

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MOVIE REVIEW: Here Comes Your Summer Hangover!

the-hangover-1If you’re familiar with the phrase, “What Happens in Vegas, Stays in Vegas?”, then this movie is right for you. Imagine that you are on the eve of getting married and your best friends treat you to a weekend in Sin City. You & your friends decided to get a suite at one of Vegas’s famous casinos. Then, you do a toast to celebrate your last night as a bachelor. Then the next morning, everything that can go wrong, has gone wrong. The hotel room is trashed beyond recognization. You’re sleeping on the floor. One of your friends is missing a tooth. A baby is in the closet. Finally, you found a bengal tiger in your bathroom.

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