An animated film about a physically imposing character who’s more than a muscle-bound idiot, with a message about not judging others based solely on their looks? That’s about as subtle as a bull in a chi…well, you know the rest. But animated movies provide teachable moments for young audiences, and even though we’re all familiar with these tropes, there’s always a new generation who’ll be learning them for the first time.
Enter Ferdinand, the latest animated effort from Blue Sky Studios. 20th Century Fox has released the first trailer, and if nothing else, it features an impressive voice cast. Watch the full Ferdinand trailer below. Read More »
Saturday Night Live is one of the most unique shows on television because of the fact that every new episode is created in a single week and performed live with just minutes between commercial breaks for new sketches to be set up. It’s always impressive what SNL is able to pull off live on the air.
For those who have wondered just how SNL is able to pull off some of the more technically impressive aspects of the show, some video featurettes have given us a glimpse behind the scenes of Studio 8H when the live show is going on. We’ve seen how quickly a set can be torn down from the cold open to the monologue, and now you can see what a fast-paced make-up transformation is like when Kate McKinnon has to go from playing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Shud the Mermaid.
Watch the Saturday Night Live make-up transformation after the jump. Read More »
For cast members of Saturday Night Live, the summer between seasons is when they take the time to make the movies that they don’t have time to shoot during regular TV season. One of the most in-demand cast members on the comedy scene right now is Kate McKinnon, and we have word on at least one project that will keep her busy while SNL is on hiatus for a few months this summer.
Kate McKinnon, seen last year in Ghostbusters, Office Christmas Party and Masterminds, will star with Mila Kunis in an action comedy called The Spy Who Dumped Me. You can probably guess the gist of the story from the title, but we’ll explain what it’s about below. Read More »
It’s not often that a group of ladies get to have a raucous, irresponsible adventure in the vein of The Hangover, but with the success of movies like Bad Moms, women have been really cutting loose on the big screen. Rough Night is the next step in evening out the playing field of R-rated comedy.
Rough Night (formerly titled Rock That Body) follows Scarlett Johansson as the bride-to-be who is heading down to Miami to cut loose with her old college girlfriends (Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, Zoe Kravitz and Kate McKinnon) for a big bachelorette party. It’s exactly the kind of ladies night shenanigans you’d expect with dick-shaped things and some cocaine usage, but things take a dark turn when something goes wrong with the male stripper the women ordered.
Watch the red band Rough Night trailer below to see how that turns out, but beware of NSFW language. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 by Angie Han
Netflix’s big day of announcements just keeps on going. You can watch a bunch of their newly released teasers here and here. Now, let’s talk about the third-season premiere date for Grace and Frankie; the third-season renewal for Judd Apatow‘s Love and the second-season renewal for Travelers; the first-look photos for 13 Reasons Why; and the pitch-perfect casting of Kate McKinnon as Mrs. Frizzle in Magic School Bus Rides Again. Read More »
While many are looking ahead a couple weeks to the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in just two weeks, some may be looking forward to getting absolutey crazy with a raunchy, R-rated holiday comedy, and Office Christmas Party will try to come through next week.
A new trailer for the comedy from Blades of Glory directors Josh Gordon and Will Speck has just arrived, and while it shows more of the party shenanigans that happen in an office in downtown Chicago, it also shows more of the outside happenings, including Jennifer Aniston assaulting some guy, and Karan Soni (the cab driver from Deadpool) trying to get a hooker from Jillian Bell (22 Jump Street).
Watch the new Office Christmas Party trailer after the jump. Read More »
With December just around the corner, it’s time for your office to start planning their annual office party, but I can almost guarantee that yours won’t be quite as epic as the festivities that will unfold in Office Christmas Party.
The new R-rated holiday comedy is coming to theaters next week, and to help spread the cheer; three new clips have just debuted online. There’s no new peeks at the impending holiday party, but these are clips from earlier in the film leading up to the massive shindig that will go awry in Chicago. The first two are tame enough, but the last one has some potentially NSFW language if you’re not listening with headphones.
Watch the Office Christmas Party clips after the jump. Read More »
We can’t stress enough how much of a miracle it is that an episode of Saturday Night Live even happens. While plenty will jump at an opportunity to criticize SNL and say it’s not as funny as the last iteration of the cast, that’s just how the cycle of criticism works for this show. But again, the fact that there’s even a show to air at all is nothing short of incredible.
SNL is put together in the span of a single week. But much of the work that you end up seeing when the episode airs live on Saturday night, as far as the sets, wardrobe, hair and make-up is concerned, is done in half that time, because the sketches for the show aren’t even decided until the Wednesday before the episode airs.
A new Saturday Night Live behind the scenes featurette shows how the make-up and hair department, led by Louie Zakarian and Jodi Mancuso respectively, pulls that off with a special focus Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump and Kate McKinnon as Hillary Clinton. Read More »
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Today the city of Chicago really does have something to celebrate with the Cubs winning the World Series last night for the first time in 108 years. However, trying to top the celebrations in the Windy City this winter will be the holiday comedy Office Christmas Party.
A new Office Christmas Party trailer has just arrived, and it provides many more details about the story at the center of the comedy. Basically, Jennifer Aniston is a top executive for some kind of business who has come to shut down a failing firm in downtown Chicago unless they land a huge account that has landed in their lap. And the best way to do that is apparently to throw the most insane Christmas rager ever. Read More »
Ghostbusters just arrived on home video last week, and it came with the extended cut of the film that wasn’t seen in theaters. Word on the street is that the extra 15 minutes put back into the movie actually fixes many of the plot holes that remained in the theatrical cut, and it just might be worth watching. It probably won’t change the minds of those who flat out hated the theatrical cut already, but there you have it.
Now that the film is on home video, some of the outtakes are making their way online. There are actually two gag reels and six alternate take reels available in the special features, showing that Paul Feig shot a lot of footage for this movie. They’re all worth watching for some laughs, but easily the best one out of all of them are Kate McKinnon‘s Ghostbusters outtakes. They’re wacky, wonderful and just pure improvisational magic. Watch them below! Read More »