Cristin Milioti is caught in a bad romance, but she’s going to run, fight, stab, and scream her way out of it, even if it’s the last thing she does. Milioti stars in Made for Love, a new HBO Max Original sci-fi comedy series, as a woman on the run from her wealthy, sociopathic partner (Billy Magnussen) who has had a chip implanted in her head that will allow their two minds to meld. Watch the official Made for Love trailer below.
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If you had “Ray Romano reads a rendition of Beyoncé’s ‘Crazy in Love'” on your 2021 Bingo card, you’re in luck. Because that’s the whole gist of the Made for Love trailer — as well a the promise of Palm Springs star Cristin Milioti in another twisty sci-fi dark comedy. Watch the Made for Love trailer below.
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Hulu is now streaming a Palm Springs commentary cut, featuring stars Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti providing insight into the streaming hit. It’s a fun idea, and it’s something more streaming titles should take advantage of – the technology to provide streaming commentary tracks is there and waiting. Could this be the start of a new trend or something Hulu is trying out just to drum up more awards season attention for Palm Springs? Time will tell.
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Palm Springs, the excellent time loop comedy starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti, was one of the few movies that felt like it made a big splash when it hit a streaming platform earlier this year. Hulu picked up the movie for a record amount after the Sundance Film Festival, and that investment paid off: the film broke viewership records for Hulu, and it inspired tons of theories and chatter about what was going on in the movie’s many timelines.
Articles were written about what the film’s ending really meant, but what about its beginning? Let’s restart the loop all over again and talk about how the movie kicks off, complete with the editor’s description of an alternate opening that was abandoned along the way. Read More »
Everyone is ready to get the hell out of 2020. It’s been one of the worst years in recent memory, and it deserves to be shot into the sun. Unfortunately, some of the nastiness of 2020 will linger into early 2021 as we continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic, but Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones have something to help us cope. At the end of this month, they’re releasing a mockumentary called Death to 2020 that will recount the terrible events of this year with a satirical edge. See what we’re talking about in the full trailer below. Read More »
We now know even more about Death to 2020, the mysterious new mockumentary from Black Mirror alumni Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. We already knew that it was going to be a faux doc covering the nightmare year that was 2020, and we also knew that Hugh Grant would be appearing. Now it’s been revealed that Samuel L. Jackson, Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani, and more will all make appearances and that the film will blend fictional narration with real-life archival footage spanning the past 12 months. Watch a new Death to 2020 teaser below.
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The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, watch as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy participate in an autocomplete interview where they answer the web’s most searched questions about them. Plus, watch a scene breakdown of the meet cute between Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti the time loop comedy Palm Springs, and check out a featurette that goes behind the scenes of the making of The Old Guard. Read More »
Andy Samberg is in a Groundhog Day situation in Palm Springs, a new comedy hitting drive-ins and Hulu next month. Samberg plays an unlucky guy stuck in a time loop, reliving the same long day at a Palm Springs wedding over and over again. Things get further complicated when someone else at the wedding, played by Cristin Milioti, ends up in the time loop as well. Watch the Palm Springs trailer below.
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Palm Springs, the delightful time-loop romantic comedy produced by The Lonely Island, was acquired for more money than any other film in Sundance Film Festival history after it premiered at the festival earlier this year. The movie, which stars Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Cristin Milioti (Fargo, Black Mirror), and J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), finally has an official release date and a summer-friendly poster to go along with it. Read More »
Historically, when The Lonely Island (the comedy trio of Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, and Andy Samberg) makes movies, those movies don’t perform well at the box office but eventually become cult hits. That may be about to change with Palm Springs, a Groundhog Day-style rom-com which has “mainstream hit” written all over it. The film, which is produced by The Lonely Island and directed by Max Barbakow, stars Samberg and Cristin Milioti (How I Met Your Mother) and is among the most commercial and most satisfying things I’ve seen at this year’s festival. Read More »