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Win Passes to See Wiener-dog

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Enter here for your chance to win passes to an advance screening of the new film from writer/director Todd Solondz, Wiener-dog, starring Ellen Burstyn, Kieran Culkin, Julie Delpy, Danny DeVito, Greta Gerwig, Tracy Letts, and Zosia Mamet.

For your chance to receive two (2) complimentary passes to see the new film Wiener-dog at the Landmark Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak, Michigan on Wednesday, July 6th at 7:00Pm, just look for the “Enter the Contest” box further down on this page. But hurry because the contest ends at 11:00pm on Monday, July 4th!

About The Film

Wiener-dog: Welcome to the doghouse: the latest hilariously biting comedy from Todd Solondz is a twisted Lassie for misanthropes. It follows the wayward adventures of a dachshund who passes from oddball owner to oddball owner—including the world’s worst mom, a beleaguered screenwriter, and the grownup incarnation of Welcome to the Dollhouse »

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‘Superior Donuts’: Rell Battle Upped To Regular For New Pilot At CBS

23 June 2016 1:39 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Comedian Rell Battle has been promoted to regular on the new pilot for Superior Donuts, CBS multi-camera comedy starring Jermaine Fowler. Battle was a guest star in the original pilot for the show, written and executive produced by Neil Goldman & Garrett Donovan and Bob Daily. CBS recently ordered a second pilot for the sitcom, from CBS TV Studios, for midseason consideration. The project is recasting the co-lead opposite Fowler. Based on the play by Tracy Letts, Superior… »

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First trailer for HBO’s Divorce starring Sarah Jessica Parker

23 June 2016 5:17 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

HBO has released a first teaser trailer for its upcoming comedy series The Divorce which stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam and Tracy Letts. Check it out here…

Sarah Jessica Parker returns to HBO in the new comedy series, Divorce. Parker stars as Frances, a woman who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought.

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- Amie Cranswick

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Sarah Jessica Parker Heads Back to HBO With the Trailer For Divorce

22 June 2016 11:40 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

Sarah Jessica Parker is back and better than ever in HBO's new series Divorce. In the comedy, the actress plays Frances, a woman who calls off her marriage when she learns that her husband has been unfaithful. Not only does the cast feature stars like Thomas Haden Church, Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam, and Tracy Letts, but Parker is also working double duty as the executive producer with her company Pretty Matches. Honestly, it already looks like a sure hit. The show doesn't come out until this Fall, but you can watch the full trailer above now. »

- Kelsie Gibson

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Sarah Jessica Parker Returns to HBO in First ‘Divorce’ Trailer

22 June 2016 11:33 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Sarah Jessica Parker has traded “Sex and the City” for “Divorce,” a new HBO comedy set to premiere this fall.

Parker shared the first look at “Divorce” via her Instagram account on Wednesday morning, writing, “A long time coming. And a great thrill that my friends @hbo allowed me to share with you the official First look and just a wee appetizer of #DivorceonHBO.”

Parker stars as Frances, a woman who suddenly begins to reassess her life and her marriage, and finds that making a clean break and a fresh start is harder than she thought. Thomas Haden Church co-stars in the comedy, with other series regulars including Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam and Tracy Letts.

In the first trailer, we see Frances and Robert (Church) trading insults, but also starting to communicate for the first time in years. “This could be the greatest thing that has happened to us,” Frances points out. “Now »

- Laura Prudom

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‘Divorce’ Teaser Trailer: Sarah Jessica Parker Returns To HBO In First Look At Dramedy

22 June 2016 9:45 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

It’s finally here! Sarah Jessica Parker has just released the first teaser trailer for her highly-anticipated HBO series, “Divorce.”

“A long time coming,”she wrote on Instagram. “And a great thrill that my friends HBO allowed me to share with you the official First look and just a wee appetizer of ‘Divorce.’” 

The new half-hour comedy, marks Sjp’s first big TV gig since “Sex and The City” and follows Frances (Parker), a woman who reassesses her life and marriage to her husband (Thomas Haden Church). The New Yorker soon finds out that starting over is more difficult than she imagined.

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The series was created by Sharon Horgan, known for her role on “Catastrophe,” and produced in part by Parker and Paul Simms.

Additional cast members include Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam, Tracy Letts, Sterling Jerins and Charlie Kilgore. »

- Liz Calvario

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‘Divorce’ Teaser Trailer: Sarah Jessica Parker Returns To HBO In First Look At Dramedy

22 June 2016 9:45 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

It’s finally here! Sarah Jessica Parker has just released the first teaser trailer for her highly-anticipated HBO series, “Divorce.”

“A long time coming,”she wrote on Instagram. “And a great thrill that my friends HBO allowed me to share with you the official First look and just a wee appetizer of ‘Divorce.’” 

The new half-hour comedy, marks Sjp’s first big TV gig since “Sex and The City” and follows Frances (Parker), a woman who reassesses her life and marriage to her husband (Thomas Haden Church). The New Yorker soon finds out that starting over is more difficult than she imagined.

See More‘Westworld’ & Sarah Jessica Parker’s ‘Divorce’ Will Debut This Fall On HBO

The series was created by Sharon Horgan, known for her role on “Catastrophe,” and produced in part by Parker and Paul Simms.

Additional cast members include Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam, Tracy Letts, Sterling Jerins and Charlie Kilgore. »

- Liz Calvario

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Wiener-Dog Movie Review

19 June 2016 9:05 PM, PDT | ShockYa | See recent ShockYa news »

Wiener-dog     Amazon Studios Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: B Director:  Todd Solondz Written by: Todd Solondz Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Kieran Culkin, Julie Delpy, Danny DeVito, Greta Gerwig, Tracy Letts, Zosia Mamet Screened at: Dolby 88, NYC, 5/31/16 Opens: June 24, 2016 There’s this Yiddish proverb Mann Traoch, Gott Lauch, meaning, loosely, “If you want God to laugh, tell him your plans.”  Todd Solondz, best known for “Welcome to the Dollhouse” (an unpopular seventh-grade girl finds her life miserable, taunted by the world), this time looks into several individuals and families whose plans may call for a happy future.  But life intervenes and dismay and depression follow.  Solondz’s picture  [ Read More ]

The post Wiener-Dog Movie Review appeared first on Shockya.com. »

- Harvey Karten

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Michael Shannon Performs Pixies’ ‘Here Comes Your Man’ On Spike’s ‘Lip Sync Battle’—Watch

15 June 2016 10:26 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Character actor Michael Shannon is best known for his intense, visceral performances, often playing troubled, disturbed characters who exist on society’s margins. But like most contemporary actors, Shannon also has a soft, silly side that shows itself infrequently, like his appearance in the stoner holiday comedy “The Night Before,” his violent cameo in David Wain’s “They Came Together,” and his recent turn as Elvis in “Elvis and Nixon.” However, if for whatever reason you wanted to see Shannon lip sync on television, you will now have your chance. On Thursday’s episode of Spike TV’s “Lip Sync Battle,” Shannon will perform The Pixies’s 1989 song “Here Comes Your Man” off of their seminal album “Doolittle.” He will be facing off against “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” creator and star Rachel Bloom. Watch a teaser for the performance above.

Read More: Interview: Michael Shannon Talks ‘Midnight Special,’ ‘Nocturnal Animals,’ Herzog’s ‘Salt And Fire’ & Working With Jeff Nichols

Shannon has been acting on stage and screen since 1991 after getting his start in Chicago theatre. He originated the role of Peter Evans in Tracy Letts’ acclaimed 1996 play “Bug,” which was later adapted into a 2006 film. He first came to attention for his role in “8 Mile,” playing the boyfriend of Eminem’s mother. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in Sam Mendes’ “Revolutionary Road,” co-starring opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. He gained further acclaim for his performances in the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire,” Jeff Nichols’ “Take Shelter” and “Mud,” “Premium Rush,” and most recently in “99 Homes” and “Midnight Special.”

Lip Sync Battle” airs Thursday night at 10pm Eastern on Spike TV.

Read More: Michael Shannon Reteams With Jeff Nichols For ‘Loving

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Related stories'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Star Rachel Bloom on the Unsung MVPs of Season 1 (Consider This)Guillermo del Toro's Cold War Love Story: Michael Shannon & Sally Hawkins In Talks To ToplineTony Awards Nominations 2016: Michael Shannon, Michelle Williams & More Get Stage Nods »

- Vikram Murthi

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Michael Shannon Performs Pixies’ ‘Here Comes Your Man’ On Spike’s ‘Lip Sync Battle’—Watch

15 June 2016 10:26 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Character actor Michael Shannon is best known for his intense, visceral performances, often playing troubled, disturbed characters who exist on society’s margins. But like most contemporary actors, Shannon also has a soft, silly side that shows itself infrequently, like his appearance in the stoner holiday comedy “The Night Before,” his violent cameo in David Wain’s “They Came Together,” and his recent turn as Elvis in “Elvis and Nixon.” However, if for whatever reason you wanted to see Shannon lip sync on television, you will now have your chance. On Thursday’s episode of Spike TV’s “Lip Sync Battle,” Shannon will perform The Pixies’s 1989 song “Here Comes Your Man” off of their seminal album “Doolittle.” He will be facing off against “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” creator and star Rachel Bloom. Watch a teaser for the performance above.

Read More: Interview: Michael Shannon Talks ‘Midnight Special,’ ‘Nocturnal Animals,’ Herzog’s ‘Salt And Fire’ & Working With Jeff Nichols

Shannon has been acting on stage and screen since 1991 after getting his start in Chicago theatre. He originated the role of Peter Evans in Tracy Letts’ acclaimed 1996 play “Bug,” which was later adapted into a 2006 film. He first came to attention for his role in “8 Mile,” playing the boyfriend of Eminem’s mother. He was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his performance in Sam Mendes’ “Revolutionary Road,” co-starring opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. He gained further acclaim for his performances in the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire,” Jeff Nichols’ “Take Shelter” and “Mud,” “Premium Rush,” and most recently in “99 Homes” and “Midnight Special.”

Lip Sync Battle” airs Thursday night at 10pm Eastern on Spike TV.

Read More: Michael Shannon Reteams With Jeff Nichols For ‘Loving

Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

Related stories'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' Star Rachel Bloom on the Unsung MVPs of Season 1 (Consider This)Guillermo del Toro's Cold War Love Story: Michael Shannon & Sally Hawkins In Talks To ToplineTony Awards Nominations 2016: Michael Shannon, Michelle Williams & More Get Stage Nods »

- Vikram Murthi

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Sundance London 2016 Review – Indignation (2016)

4 June 2016 12:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Indignation, 2016.

Directed by James Schamus.

Starring Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tracy Letts and Linda Emond.

 

Synopsis:

Teenager Marcus Messer (Logan Lerman) comes from a working class Jewish family and enrolls at college to avoid the draft.  Studious and solitary, he’s inexperienced in the ways of the world until he meets the beautiful Olivia (Sarah Gadon).  Their one and only date leaves an indelible impression on him, but his protective mother is less than happy about the relationship.  So he’s forced to make a choice.

Director James Schamus is already a well-established writer and producer, best known for his collaborations with Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, The Ice Storm), and a career that started in the early 90s.  Now he’s taken up the director’s chair for his first feature film, something he described in a recent interview as his “mid-life crisis”.  And it’s »

- Freda Cooper

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Sundance London 2016 Review – Wiener-Dog (2016)

3 June 2016 2:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Wiener-Dog,2016.

Directed by Todd Solondz.

Starring Greta Gerwig, Brie Larson, Julie Delpy, Kieran Culkin, Zosia Mamet, Danny DeVito, Ellen Burstyn, and Tracy Letts.

Synopsis:

Four stories linked by a single dog.  The affluent family who takes in the dog but can’t look after it.  The veterinary nurse who takes it on a road trip. The university lecturer who sees it as his last chance of companionship.  And the grumpy old woman who has given up on life.

Don’t be confused.  There are two films at this year’s Sundance London with remarkably similar names.  There’s Weiner, the documentary about the man of the same name who’s ambitions to be Mayor of New York were dashed by a sex scandal.  And there’s this one, Wiener-Dog.

The dog of the title is what Brits call a dashchund – a sausage dog, if you like – and it’s the »

- Freda Cooper

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First trailer for Todd Solondz’s Wiener-Dog

29 May 2016 2:58 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its Us released next month, the first trailer has arrived online for writer-director Todd Solondz’s new film Wiener-Dog which stars Greta Gerwig, Brie Larson, Julie Delpy, Kieran Culkin, Zosia Mamet, Danny DeVito, Ellen Burstyn, and Tracy Letts. Take a look below after the official synopsis…

From director Todd Solondz (Welcome To The Dollhouse, Happiness), Wiener-dog is a dark, starkly funny story of a single dog and the many different people she touches over her short lifetime. Man’s best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before being taken in by a compassionate vet tech named Dawn Wiener. Dawn reunites with someone from her past and sets off on a road trip. After leaving Dawn, Wiener-Dog encounters a floundering film professor, as well as an embittered elderly woman and her needy granddaughter—all longing for something more. Solondz’s perversely dark comedy offers »

- Amie Cranswick

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Trailer: Todd Solondz' "Wiener-Dog"

27 May 2016 11:01 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Amazon Studios and IFC Films have released the trailer for "Wiener-Dog," the new ensemble dark comedy from "Happiness" director Todd Solondz. The film, which opens June 24th, follows the story of a single dog and the many different people she touches over her short lifetime. The cast includes Ellen Burstyn, Julie Delpy, Danny DeVito, Greta Gerwig, Tracy Letts, Kieran Culkin and Zosia Mamet.

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- Garth Franklin

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First Trailer for Todd Solondz's Highly Disliked New Film 'Wiener-Dog'

27 May 2016 8:32 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

IFC has debuted an official trailer for Todd Solondz's new film Wiener-Dog, which premiered at Sundance earlier this year. Unfortunately the film was hated by pretty much everyone who saw it, including everyone I know with maybe one or two exceptions. Then again, this is kind of filmmaking that Solondz is known for, with deadpan dark humor and melodramatic scenes that don't amount to much. The cast of Wiener-Dog includes Ellen Burstyn, Kieran Culkin, Julie Delpy, Danny DeVito, Greta Gerwig, Tracy Letts, and Zosia Mamet. However, the film's real star is the adorable dachshund dog, who changes the lives of all the various people she meets throughout her life. As charming as that synopsis sounds, don't be fooled by it. Here's the official trailer (+ poster) for Todd Solondz's Wiener-Dog, in high def from Apple: Man's best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before »

- Alex Billington

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Dawn Wiener Returns in Todd Solondz's Wiener-Dog Trailer

26 May 2016 4:22 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Since its release in 1995, director Todd Solondz's coming-of-age comedy Welcome to the Doll House has become an evergreen cult favorite. Now, the official follow up is coming, and it looks every bit as weird and wonderful as the first movie. Though we're not sure Wiener-Dog can be called a direct sequel. The first trailer and poster have arrived. And if you love dogs, you don't want to miss this.

From director Todd Solondz, Wiener-Dog is a dark, starkly funny story of a single dog and the many different people she touches over her&#160short&#160lifetime. Man's best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted life lessons before being taken in by a compassionate vet tech named Dawn Wiener. Dawn reunites with someone from her past and sets off on a road trip.

After leaving Dawn, Wiener-Dog encounters a floundering film professor. He also hooks up with an »

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‘Wiener-Dog’ Trailer: Todd Solondz’s ‘Welcome To The Dollhouse’ Follow-Up

26 May 2016 3:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Todd Solondz is back to check in on Welcome to Dollhouse‘s Dawn Wiener, now played by Greta Gerwig in the writer/director’s newest film, Wiener-Dog. The semi-sequel premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, where it was reviewed positively by critics. In addition to Gerwig, the dark comedy stars Ellen Burstyn, Kieran Culkin, Julie Delpy, Danny DeVito, Tracy Letts, and […]

The post ‘Wiener-Dog’ Trailer: Todd Solondz’s ‘Welcome To The Dollhouse’ Follow-Up appeared first on /Film. »

- Jack Giroux

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Westworld Gets Fall 2016 Premiere on HBO

26 May 2016 2:28 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

HBO announced today that four new shows will debut on the cable network this fall, the highly-anticipated Westworld, Divorce, Insecure and High Maintenance. The network didn't reveal any exact premiere dates for each show, but we'll have to wait and see when these dates will be announced. Hopefully the network will also be debuting trailers for each show soon, but they did debut a number of photos.

HBO's one-hour drama series Westworld (ten episodes) is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

The cast includes Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright, Tessa Thompson, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Jimmi Simpson, Rodrigo Santoro, Shannon Woodward, Ingrid Bols&#248 Berdal, Ben Barnes, »

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First Trailer For Todd Solondz’s Sundance Hit Wiener-Dog Trots Online

26 May 2016 1:48 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

After booking a limited theatrical release for the tail-end of June, today brings forth the heartwarming first trailer for Wiener-DogTodd Solondz’s canine dramaedy that debuted to a wave of positivity at Sundance earlier this year.

In essence, Solondz’s feature – loosely inspired by his own breakout hit Welcome to the Dollhouse – follows the adventure of the title canine as it moves from one owner to the next. This paves the way for the director to explore four different character vignettes, with the adorable dachshund anchoring much of the story found in Solondz’s peculiar dark comedy.

Earning the backing of both Megan Ellison’s Annapurna and Christine Vachon over at Killer Films, it was recently announced that Amazon had snapped up Wiener-Dog, indicating that a debut on the company’s Prime service could be looming on the horizon.

Look for Wiener-Dog to trot into theaters on June 24. Ellen Burstyn, »

- Michael Briers

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Westworld, Sarah Jessica Parker's Divorce Set for Fall Premieres at HBO

26 May 2016 12:25 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Westworld‘s gates will open right around the time kids head back to school this year, HBO announced Thursday.

The western/theme park/sci-fi drama will make its debut this fall, despite needing to take a two-month break at the beginning of the year so the writing team could finish the season’s last four scripts. The series is loosely based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 movie of the same name. Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs), Jeffrey Wright (Boardwalk Empire),Thandie Newton (Rogue), James Marsden (30 Rock), Evan Rachel Wood (Once and Again) and Ed Harris (The Rock) star.

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