Palm Springs alternate opening

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 »

Death to 2020 Trailer

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 »

death to 2020 teaser

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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Palm Springs Scene Breakdown

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 »

palm springs trailer

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 release date

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 »

Palm Springs review

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 »

Modern Love cast

Once and Sing Street director John Carney hasn’t directed anything in two years, but he’ll soon be back behind the camera with Modern Love, a new anthology series based on the New York Times column and podcast. While most of his crowd-pleasing movies have focused on music thus far, Carney has assembled a new band this time: a “band” of high-profile actors like Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, John Slattery, and many more to star in this new Amazon series. Check out the full cast list below.
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Coming Back

The mother from How I Met Your Mother will also be the mother on Fargo. Cristin Milioti has joined Fargo Season 2 as Betsy Solverson, mom to Season 1’s Molly Solverson (played last season by Allison Tolman). She joins Patrick Wilson and Ted Danson. Learn more about the Fargo Cristin Milioti casting after the jump.  Read More »

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