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Martin Starr, Deborah Ann Woll to Star in 'Silver Lake' (Exclusive)

1 August 2017 9:33 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Silicon Valley actor Martin Starr and Daredevil's Deborah Ann Woll will star in Silver Lake, written and directed by Sean McGinly (The Great Buck Howard).

The ensemble cast also includes Rusty Joiner (Stuck in Love) and Justine Wachsberger (Divergent), with Starr producing the indie along with McGinly and Pace PicturesHeath Ryan.

The story centers on Nathan (Starr) as he examines his life and relationships with friends, his girlfriend Mary (Woll) and her young daughters, plus his larger-than-life mentor (Fred Melamed).

Starr is known for playing Gilfoyle on the HBO series Silicon Valley. His film credits include the recent hit »

- Rebecca Ford

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15 Films to See in August

1 August 2017 6:03 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

The end of the summer movie season is upon us, which normally means a dry spell for studio releases, and while that indeed looks to be the case, this is one of the best months of the year if one digs a little deeper. From European getaways to redneck heists to dramas about riots and terrorism, there’s an abundance of appealing choices at the cinema this August. See our picks below and let us know what you’re most looking forward to.

Matinees: It’s Not Yet Dark (8/4), This Time Tomorrow (8/4), Icarus (8/4), Machines (8/9), After Love (8/9), In This Corner of the World (8/11), The Nile Hilton Incident (8/11), The Wound (8/16), Sidemen: Long Road to Glory (8/18), What Happened to Monday (8/18), Crown Heights (8/25), Death Note (8/25), The Villainess (8/25), and The Teacher (8/30)

15. Lemon (Janicza Bravo; Aug. 18)

Synopsis: A man watches his life unravel after he is left by his girlfriend of 10 years.

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- Jordan Raup

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Watch the trailer for Lemon starring Brett Gelman, Judy Greer and Michael Cera

11 July 2017 6:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following a poster for Janicza Bravo’s Lemon [check it out here], a trailer has now arrived online for the upcoming comedy drama which stars Brett Gelman, Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Nia Long, Shiri Appleby, and Fred Melamed; watch it below after the official synopsis…

Lemon: a person or thing that proves to be defective, imperfect, or unsatisfactory. Isaac Lachmann is a dud. Isaac Lachmann is 40. Isaac Lachmann is a man in free fall immobilized by mediocrity. His career is going nowhere. His girlfriend of ten years is leaving him. And his overbearing family doesn’t help matters. What did he do to deserve this? Things were supposed to work out differently for him. Isaac Lachmann had big dreams. Now he just watches as his life unravels.

Lemon is set for release on August 18th. »

- Amie Cranswick

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New Trailers for ‘Lemon’ and ‘Kuso’ Highlight Two of the Year’s Most Peculiar Films

10 July 2017 6:10 PM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

While some have lamented that Sundance Film Festival has skewed more celebrity-focused in recent years, giving credence to star wattage over quality, those people often don’t explore the sidebars, and they certainly didn’t go see Lemon and Kuso. The two most peculiar films of the festival — and amongst the year, so far — will arrive this summer and new trailers have landed for both.

First up, Lemon comes from Janicza Bravo and Brett Gelman, following the latter as his life unravels in the strangest of ways. Also starring Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Fred Melamed, Rhea Perlman, Gillian Jacobs, Jon Daly, Martin Starr, Megan Mullally, Jeff Garlin, and Nia Long, it was actually one of the few films at the festival I didn’t review because I was left dumbfounded at what I just saw, for better or worse.

The next film, which hits theaters and Shudder shortly, is Kuso, »

- Jordan Raup

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Official Trailer for Super Weird Film 'Lemon' Directed by Janicza Bravo

10 July 2017 5:17 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"I knew you were crazy!" Magnolia Pictures has debuted the first official trailer for a film titled Lemon, from writer/director Janicza Bravo, making her feature directorial debut. This premiered at the Sundance Film Festival to mixed reviews, mostly because it's so wacky and weird that not everyone will be into it. But why not give it a shot? Lemon stars Brett Gelman as a man who watches his life unravel after he is left by his girlfriend of 10 years. The ensemble cast includes Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Shiri Appleby, Fred Melamed, Rhea Perlman, Gillian Jacobs, Jon Daly, Martin Starr, Megan Mullally, Jeff Garlin, Elizabeth De Razzo, Marla Gibbs, and Nia Long. I really don't even know what to make of this trailer - it doesn't seem that funny, even though it's trying hard to be funny. Maybe I'm just missing it? Take a look. Here's the official trailer (+ poster) for Janicza Bravo's Lemon, »

- Alex Billington

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Brett Gelman & Michael Cera Get Weird In New Trailer For ‘Lemon’

10 July 2017 11:44 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Twin Peaks” is providing plenty of summer weirdness on the small screen, but if you’re looking for something oddball at the cinema, put “Lemon” on your list. The new comedy from director Janicza Bravo premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and now the distinct flavor is gearing up to get out in the world.

Read More: Sour ‘Lemon’ With Brett Gelman, Michael Cera, Judy Greer & Gillian Jacobs Is Heavy On The Quirk, But Little Else [Rotterdam Review]

The ensemble includes Brett Gelman (who co-wrote the film), Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Shiri Appleby, Fred Melamed, Rhea Perlman, David Paymer, Gillian Jacobs, Jon Daly, Martin Starr, Megan Mullally, Jeff Garlin, Elizabeth De Razzo, Marla Gibbs, and Nia Long in this story of a 40 year-old man grappling with a severe mid-life crisis.

Continue reading Brett Gelman & Michael Cera Get Weird In New Trailer For ‘Lemon’ at The Playlist. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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New poster for Lemon featuring Brett Gelman, Judy Greer and Michael Cera

9 July 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release next month, a new poster has arrived online for the upcoming comedy drama Lemon. Directed by Janicza Bravo, the film features a cast that includes Brett Gelman, Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Nia Long, Shiri Appleby, and Fred Melamed; take a look below…

Lemon: a person or thing that proves to be defective, imperfect, or unsatisfactory. Isaac Lachmann is a dud. Isaac Lachmann is 40. Isaac Lachmann is a man in free fall immobilized by mediocrity. His career is going nowhere. His girlfriend of ten years is leaving him. And his overbearing family doesn’t help matters. What did he do to deserve this? Things were supposed to work out differently for him. Isaac Lachmann had big dreams. Now he just watches as his life unravels.

Lemon is set for release on August 18th. »

- Amie Cranswick

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The Best Movies About the End of the World, From ‘Melancholia’ to ‘Dr. Strangelove’

5 June 2017 11:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film and TV critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be found at the end of this post.)

This week’s question: Apropos of absolutely nothing (and definitely not in response to a certain world leader taking disastrous steps towards dooming the environment of the only inhabitable planet we have), what is the best film about the end of the world?

Erin Whitney (@Cinemabite), ScreenCrush

It’s a hard tie between “Melancholia” and “Take Shelter.” One is a devastating meditation on depression, isolation and death, and the other is a dramatic masterpiece that evokes the dread and anxiety of a looming end. They’re very different films (and coincidentally opened within months of each other), but both end on final shots that left me breathless. »

- David Ehrlich

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Casual Season 3 Review

23 May 2017 9:31 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Four episodes were provided for review.

As Hulu continues to expand its creative horizons, it’s all the more refreshing to return to Casual. The charming, laid-back, frank talking party uncle of a television series is witty, funny, heartfelt, reserved and generally amusing in almost stark contrast to the streaming service’s other, bleaker original content, but that’s not to suggest that it doesn’t deal with its own fair share of emotional conflict. The darkly comedic drama series is melancholy, mournful and somber-eyed in its own ways, especially in its more downbeat, if still entirely delectable, third season, which finds engrossing, often touching and sometimes surprising ways to keep its low-key format fresh just as it’s on the verge of becoming formulaic. The result is another cuddly, but not as warm, season that proves showrunner Zander Lehmann knows exactly what he’s doing with characters who have »

- Will Ashton

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Casual

23 May 2017 2:01 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Network: Hulu. Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: October 7, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Tommy Dewey, Michaela Watkins, Tara Lynne Barr, Nyasha Hatendi, Frances Conroy, Julie Berman, Katie Aselton, Fred Melamed, and Zak Orth. TV show description: A dysfunctional family sitcom, the Casual TV show centers on Alex Cole (Dewey), founder of Snooger.com, an online dating site, his sister, therapist Valerie Meyers (Watkins), and her teenaged daughter, Laura (Barr). Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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Fargo Season 3 Episode 3 Review – ‘The Law of Non-Contradiction’

5 May 2017 2:40 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Shaun Munro reviews the third episode of Fargo season 3…

If the first two episodes of Fargo‘s third season leaned a little too eagerly on established formula, “The Law of Non-Contradiction” keenly throws it all out the window. This is easily the most distinctly singular episode from any of its three seasons so far, entirely ditching the Stussys’ shenanigans for a one-off bottle episode following Gloria’s investigation of her step-father’s death.

Gloria heads to Los Angeles to figure out the connection between Ennis and his sci-fi writer pseudonym Thaddeus Mobley, while 1970s flashbacks are peppered throughout, featuring the terrific, mustachioed Thomas Mann as a young Mobley, the hilarious Fred Melamed as a big-shot movie producer keen to adapt Mobley’s book into a film, and Francesca Eastwood (daughter of Clint) as a beautiful ingenue set to star in it.

There’s such an incredibly bizarre pull to Mobley’s story, »

- Shaun Munro

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Fargo Season 3, Episode 3 Review: The Law of Non-Contradiction

4 May 2017 10:30 AM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Oh, we're going be awhile unpacking this one. Just what in the frozen Minnesota hell happened last night? A swerve. In the third episode of Fargo Season 3, we got a swerve. Eden Valley's ex-chief of police Gloria Burgle (Carrie Coon) heads to Los Angeles to continue looking into the murder of her stepfather Ennis Stussy (Scott Hylands), or should we say Thaddeus Mobley.

But Stussy's death was an open and shut case, right? Maybe not. His assumed killer was Ray's halfwit parolee, Maurice LeFay (Scoot McNairy -- a Fargo-ish name is there ever was one). The police even found LeFay's fingerprints at the scene. And yet, the circumstances of Ennis's killing still seemed off somehow. For example, why did LeFay glue Ennis' mouth and nose shut just to steal some stamps? It's an odd way to kill a man (I presume), and rather too severe -- even for Fargo. »

- David Kozlowski

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Fargo Recap: A Real Hollywood Ending

3 May 2017 8:07 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Need to catch up? Check out our previous Fargo recap here.

Ewan McGregor, take the week off! Wednesday’s Fargo was a Carrie Coon solo showcase, as Gloria traveled to sunny L.A. to dig into her stepdad Ennis’ murky Hollywood past.

First, a super ’70s flashback to the younger days of Ennis, aka sci-fi author Thaddeus Mobley: He’s approached by sleazy film producer Howard Zimmerman, who wants to put his latest book on the big screen. Soon, Thad is caught up in the Hollywood lifestyle, sniffing coke and hooking up with a young actress named Vivian — and handing »

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'Fargo' Recap: Motel California

3 May 2017 8:00 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

In a seedy Hollywood motel room, Minnesota cop Gloria Burgle looks behind a curtain and finds a box, with a unlabeled switch on the top. She flicks it on. A light turns green, and the lid opens just slightly. A robotic hand comes out, moves the switch to the off position, then retreats as the light turns red. This is all the device does.

This week's Fargo episode, blessed with the superb title "The Law of Non-Contradiction," is all about unpacking what this box means. A mere three weeks into its third season, »

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‘Fargo’ and Three More Shows to Watch Tonight: IndieWire TV Picks for Wednesday, May 3

3 May 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Wednesday, May 3 “Fargo” 10 p.m., FX

Episode Title: “The Law of Non-Contradiction”

Network Synopsis: Gloria revisits her stepfather’s past to try and find some answers.

Why You Should Watch: Last season, “Fargo” proved that it could do the ’70s about as good as any modern show can. As Gloria Burgle begins to investigate the murder from this season’s premiere, she learns more about her extended family than she’d planned. (Plus, the ongoing “Fargo”-crosses-off-its-list-of-Coen-Brothers-alums phenomenon continues with a Fred Melamed appearance! That’s always fun!)

Read More: Why Do Machines Hate Carrie Coon on ‘Fargo’ and ‘The Leftovers’?

“Talk Show the Game Show” 10 p.m., truTV

Episode Title: “Milk and Cookies”

Network Synopsis: Oscar winner Diablo Cody shares her pop-goddess obsession, rock star Moby explains his name, and comedian Arden Myrin magically flashes her way to the top.

Why You Should Watch: Moby. In a trapper hat. »

- Steve Greene

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‘Fargo’ and Three More Shows to Watch Tonight: IndieWire TV Picks for Wednesday, May 3

3 May 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Wednesday, May 3 “Fargo” 10 p.m., FX

Episode Title: “The Law of Non-Contradiction”

Network Synopsis: Gloria revisits her stepfather’s past to try and find some answers.

Why You Should Watch: Last season, “Fargo” proved that it could do the ’70s about as good as any modern show can. As Gloria Burgle begins to investigate the murder from this season’s premiere, she learns more about her extended family than she’d planned. (Plus, the ongoing “Fargo”-crosses-off-its-list-of-Coen-Brothers-alums phenomenon continues with a Fred Melamed appearance! That’s always fun!)

Read More: Why Do Machines Hate Carrie Coon on ‘Fargo’ and ‘The Leftovers’?

“Talk Show the Game Show” 10 p.m., truTV

Episode Title: “Milk and Cookies”

Network Synopsis: Oscar winner Diablo Cody shares her pop-goddess obsession, rock star Moby explains his name, and comedian Arden Myrin magically flashes her way to the top.

Why You Should Watch: Moby. In a trapper hat. »

- Steve Greene

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‘American Gods,’ a ‘Batman’ Documentary Plus More TV You Must See This Week

30 April 2017 11:01 AM, PDT | FilmSchoolRejects.com | See recent FilmSchoolRejects news »

American Gods

It’s been a long time coming, but American Gods is finally here, closing out a month that’s been filled with exciting new shows. With May, though, comes the return of a science program that ought to interest movie fans (Breakthrough) and a new feature documentary that ought to interest comic book fans (Batman & Bill). Plus we’ve finally got a new season of Sense8 and new episodes of some of the greatest TV series, Better Call Saul and Fargo, plus the penultimate chapter of Riverdale’s first season.

To help you keep track of the most important programs over the next seven days, here’s our guide to everything worth watching, whether it’s on broadcast, cable, or streaming for April 30–May 1:

SUNDAYAmerican Gods (Starz, 9pm)

Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel hits the small screen from the showrunning team of Bryan Fuller (Hannibal) and screenwriter Michael Green (Logan), and it’s “the adaptation »

- Christopher Campbell

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Maria Bamford’s ’Old Baby’ Trailer Takes On Every Room Imaginable in New Comedy Special

24 April 2017 1:37 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

While we’re all still waiting for another season of “Lady Dynamite,” take heart. Maria Bamford will be returning to Netflix much earlier than that.

The comedian will bring her comic stylings to the streaming service in May with the stand-up comedy special “Old Baby.” As with her 2012 “The Special Special Special,” in which she performed in unconventional stand-up venues, “Old Baby” will once again place Bamford in quirky settings to see what that brings to her set.

Read More: Netflix Renews ‘Lady Dynamite,’ ‘Real Rob,’ ‘Chelsea’ for Season 2

This time around, her set will be performed in venues that start out incredibly intimate — such as talking to herself in the mirror or to friends on a park bench — to increasingly larger and more public, such as a bowling alley or theater.

Bamford altering with her environment isn’t anything new. She played with dream sequences and the reality of »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Maria Bamford’s ’Old Baby’ Trailer Takes On Every Room Imaginable in New Comedy Special

24 April 2017 1:37 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

While we’re all still waiting for another season of “Lady Dynamite,” take heart. Maria Bamford will be returning to Netflix much earlier than that.

The comedian will bring her comic stylings to the streaming service in May with the stand-up comedy special “Old Baby.” As with her 2012 “The Special Special Special,” in which she performed in unconventional stand-up venues, “Old Baby” will once again place Bamford in quirky settings to see what that brings to her set.

Read More: Netflix Renews ‘Lady Dynamite,’ ‘Real Rob,’ ‘Chelsea’ for Season 2

This time around, her set will be performed in venues that start out incredibly intimate — such as talking to herself in the mirror or to friends on a park bench — to increasingly larger and more public, such as a bowling alley or theater.

Bamford altering with her environment isn’t anything new. She played with dream sequences and the reality of »

- Hanh Nguyen

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'Fargo': A Guide to the Show's Coen Brothers' References

20 April 2017 6:48 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

There's a moment early in the new season premiere of the FX crime drama Fargo when a parole officer recalls how he met his fiancée, a slick hustler named Nikki Swango (played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead). As the episode flashes back to Nikki at a police station, getting booked and photographed, fans of filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen might experience some deja vu. The situation, the way it's shot, and even the way the crook gets yanked around by the authorities – it's all right out of the Coens' 1987 comedy Raising Arizona. »

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