colin in black and white cast

Colin in Black and White, the upcoming Netflix limited series about the adolescent life of activist Colin Kaepernick, has added two new cast members: Mary-Louise Parker and Nick Offerman. Parker and Offerman will play Teresa and Rick Kaepernick, the adoptive parents of Colin Kaepernick, who “must navigate what it means to raise a Black child in a predominantly white family and community.” Ava DuVernay will serve as executive producer along with Kaepernick.

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The Great North Teaser Trailer

If you’re a fan of Bob’s Burgers, then you’ll probably be interested in the first look at creator Loren Bouchard‘s new animated The Great North. Coming to FOX early next year, the new family comedy follows Nick Offerman as a single father living in Alaska as he tries to keep his oddball kids close to him. The first teaser trailer has arrived to give us a sneak peek at the series, and it looks like it could be a new hit for FOX. Read More »

nick offerman comedy specials

Nick Offerman is appealing to America’s funny bone to feed people in need. The actor, writer, comedian, producer and woodworker is putting three of his comedy specials for sale on his website, with 100% of the proceeds set to benefit America’s Food Fund, which aids people struggling with food scarcity during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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A Parks and Recreation Special

No one has been begging for television programming about the coronavirus pandemic because we’re already being inundated with that nonsense every damn day of our lives. But last night, A Parks and Recreation Special managed to make the most delicious lemonade out of some very bitter lemons by remotely reuniting the cast of the hit NBC comedy series for an episode catching up with Pawnee’s finest as they self-quarantine and check on each other during these uncertain times. If you missed it because you don’t have cable or Peacock, don’t worry, because the entire episode is online for free right now. Read More »

A Parks and Recreation Special Clip

Tonight brings the surprise return of Parks and Recreation in the form of a special episode that is set during the current coroanvirus pandemic. The episode was produced remotely with Amy Poehler and the rest of the cast returning with scenes shot from their homes, with a bit of TV magic involved. If you’re wondering how it’s going to play out, you can see a Parks and Recreation Special clip now before the episode premieres. Read More »

Contagion PSAs

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, the cast of Steven Soderbergh‘s pandemic drama Contagion has delivered a set of PSAs about how to stop the spread of coronavirus. Plus, a video essay takes a look at the symbols and motifs of the Best Picture winner Parasite to express the film’s powerful thematic elements, and Parks & Recreation star Nick Offerman runs through everything he does in a day. Read More »

Accuracy of Car Scenes in Movies

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, a car expert breaks down the accuracy of car scenes in movies like The Fate of the Furious, Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Gone in 60 Seconds, and more. Plus, Adam Savage puts together a prop replica of the thermal detonator from Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, and Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman answers the web’s most searched questions about him. Read More »

devs review

When approaching Devs, there’s one rule worth keeping in mind: Pay attention. That may seem like a no-brainer, but more often than not these days, TV viewers tend to only half-watch shows – one eye on the TV, the other on the phone for some live-tweeting. You can certainly try to watch Devs this way, but if you, do be warned: You’ll get lost in the woods, wandering around aimlessly in a futile search for familiar landmarks that never present themselves. Devs is dense – a layered, near-hypnotic saga that pulls you further and further down a virtual rabbit hole into dark wonderlands.

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devs new york comic-con 2019

Like much of its lauded creator’s filmmography, Devs is cloaked in mystery. The eight-episode sci-fi series created, written, and directed by Alex Garland is still a big question mark, and it remains much of the same even after the FX show’s New York Comic-Con panel this Saturday. But a very exciting question mark.

Garland writes and directs every episode of Devs, which bears the Ex Machina and Annihilation‘s surreal fingerprints all over it. And like his past two feature films, Garland’s TV series debut will explore puzzling questions about big concepts: in this case, determinism and the question of free will.

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Full House with Nick Offerman

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 the Full House opening credits improved exponentially with Nick Offerman playing every character. Find out how The Iron Giant movie compares to the original short story that inspired it, and watch as Crazy Rich Asians star Awkwafina strolls around Koreatown and answers 73 questions from Vogue. Read More »