Jim Gaffigan Playing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

Jim Gaffigan is mostly know for his stand-up comedy antics and being a hilarious character actor. But he’s recently turned in some solid work in indie dramas and thrillers such as Light from Light, Them That Follow, and Chappaquiddick. Soon he’ll stretch his dramatic chops with a little bit of dark comedy by leading his own limited series at AMC that will see him playing late, former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who was infamously caught smoking crack cocaine during his re-election campaign and had a reputation for being a substance abusing party guy. Read More »

Call Your Mother Trailer

There are countless documentary films about comedians, their stand-up tours, and their lives in show business. But Comedy Central will soon shine a light on a sparsely seen side of the lives of nearly two dozen comedians.

Call Your Mother is a new documentary created by Comedy Central and Loki Films that pays tribute to the mothers of comedians like Jim Gaffigan, Judah Friedlander, Jen Kirkman, Kristen Schaal, Tig Notaro, Norm MacDonald, David Spade, Roy Wood Jr., Awkwafina, and many more. The first trailer has arrived now that the film has been announced as part of the Tribeca Film Festival line-up this spring, and it looks like it’s going to be a lot of fun. Read More »

Troop Zero trailer

Troop Zero follows a space-obsessed oddball (Mckenna Grace) who discovers that the local girl scouts are participating in a contest where the winners will be able to record a message for the Voyager spacecraft. So naturally, she gathers her fellow misfits and forms her own troop to try to win that prize, while the feuding leaders (Allison Janney and Viola Davis) clash along with their troopers. Check out the film’s first trailer below.
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Spider-Man Far From Home VFX

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, get a breakdown of some of the Spider-Man: Far From Home VFX, including the trippy Mysterio nightmare sequence. Plus, listen as the Mean Girls costume designer looks back at the wardrobe from the movie for its 15th anniversary, and watch as Jim Gaffigan goes undercover on Reddit, YouTube and Twitter. Read More »

Hot Ones with Shia LaBeouf

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, Shia LaBeouf sits down to chow on some spicy wings and talk about his buzzed about indie film The Peanut Butter Falcon and Honey Boy. Plus, comedian Jim Gaffigan sits down to answer some questions while hooked up to a lie detector test, and Saturday Night Live tests your wits about sketches from the past and present. Read More »

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, take a look back at ABC’s captivating series LOST now that it’s been 15 years since the show first premiered on television. Plus, Disenchantment voice stars Abbi Jacobson and Nat Faxon provide a recap of the first part of the fantasy comedy animated series, and comedian Jim Gaffigan answers the web’s most searched questions about him. Read More »

american dreamer trailer

It seems like rideshare drivers are all the rage in movies and TV these days, but where Stuber finds the comedy in it, American Dreamer shows the dark side.Actor/comedian Jim Gaffigan takes a dramatic turn as a cash-strapped rideshare driver who escorts a drug dealer on the side to make extra money. But when he’s driven to desperation, he decides to kidnap a drug dealer’s child, and things quickly go south from there. Watch the American Dreamer trailer below.

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Playmobil the Movie trailer rex dasher

Here’s one way to make sure film marketing piques my interest: completely change approaches from one trailer to the next in the hopes of obscuring a movie’s actual premise. I honestly wouldn’t have given a second thought to the animated feature Playmobil: The Movie after seeing its first trailer, but today’s new one got my attention for the way it hides the premise explored the first time around. The film even has a brand new official synopsis which also tries to shield its actual plot. See what I mean below.
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Jim Gaffigan interview

Comedian Jim Gaffigan is so likable on stage that it’s always a joy seeing him get mean in a movie. In Miranda Bailey‘s Being Frank, Gaffigan does away with his charms and stars as a man who’s almost always wrong. Gaffigan never tries to sugarcoat or lighten up Frank, a two-faced liar fighting to keep his two families from realizing each other’s existence. Frank is, as Gaffigan says, a prick, but the actor still miraculously pulls off a few moments of empathy.

It’s another performance that shows more range from Gaffigan, who’s very funny as a very unfunny character. Being Frank is only one of the many projects we’ll see from the actor-comedian this year, including his upcoming Amazon special and a variety of movies. Three of those movies premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year, which is the first of many subjects we covered with Gaffigan. If you want to read the comedian get nerdy about stand up comedy, look no further.

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The LEGO Movie Airline Safety Video

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 a new airline safety video for Turkish Airlines created entirely with the characters of The LEGO Movie 2. Plus, go behind the scenes of Pixar’s latest SparkShorts project Smash and Grab, and watch as a roundtable of actors and actress from the Sundance Film Festival sit down for a chat about their movies and more. Read More »