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Here's the status of TV shows like Saints & Sinners, Salem, Samurai Jack, Sanjay & Craig, Santa Clarita Diet, Satisfaction, Schitt's Creek, School of Rock, Scream, Scrotal Recall, Search Party, Sense8, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, Shadowhunters, Shameless, The Shannara Chronicles, Sharp Objects, Sheriff Callie’s Wild West, Shimmer and Shine, Shooter, Shut Eye, Silicon Valley, Single Ladies, Sisters, Six, Six Days of the Condor, Slasher, Sneaker Pawn, Sneaky Pete, The Son, The Soul Man, South of Hell, South Park, Space Racers, The Spoils of Babylon, SpongeBob SquarePants, Spotless, Stan Against Evil, Star Vs. the Forces of Evil, Star Wars: Rebel, Step Up, Steven Universe, Still the King, The Stinky & Dirty Show, Stitchers, The Strain, Stranger Things, Strike Back, Stuck in the Middle, Suits, SuperMansion, Survivor's Remorse, The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Sweet/Vicious, Switched at Birth, Taboo, Tales from the Crypt, Talia in the Kitchen, Tatau, Teachers, Teen Titans Go!, »
For the most part, epic television tends to focus on dramas, with comedies usually delivered in smaller, bite-sized episodes. But IFC changed the game with “The Spoils Of Babylon.” The mini-series riffed on more serious dramas, spreading the parody out across multiple episodes, and getting an all-star cast to take part. And that continued with […]
- Edward Davis
Actor Johnny Depp may have fallen short of an Oscar nomination for his raved performance as James “Whitey” Bulger in last year’s “Black Mass,” but he has a shot at TV awards recognition for a biopic of a completely different sort.
Funny or Die will be submitting parody film “Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie” for Emmy consideration, Variety has learned, marking the web production company’s first-ever submission in longform content categories for a project that premiered on its website.
In the 50-minute film — which was released online on Feb. 10 to coincide with the New Hampshire primary, but pulled within two weeks (it will be released again soon) — Depp stars as the now-presumptive Republican presidential nominee in a project “based” on his 1988 autobiography, “The Art of the Deal.” It was directed by “Drunk History” creator Jeremy Konner and written by Joe Randazzo (The Onion, »
- Kristopher Tapley
Viewers can refamiliarize themselves with ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ when Anchor Bay releases the IFC comedy mini-series on June 7 on DVD. The home release was announced after Season 2 of the ‘Spoils’ franchise premiered on the cable television network on July 8, 2015. ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ includes six half-hour episodes, and is the second book based on fictional famous author Eric Jonrosh’s first best-selling epic novel, ‘The Spoils of Babylon.’ The mini-series features an all-star cast, including Michael Kenneth Williams, Maya Rudolph, Kristen Wiig and Haley Joel Osment. The second season was produced by Funny Or Die, and Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Nate Young, Andrew Steele and Matt [ Read More ]
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- Karen Benardello
Take a look @ the new Anchor Bay Entertainment six-part satirical comedy release "The Spoils of Babylon", Season 1 available on Blu-ray and DVD, March 8, 2016 produced by Will Ferrell, written/directed by Matt Piedmont and starring Ferrell, Tim Robbins, Krsiten Wiig, Tobey Maguire, Jessica Alba, Val Kilmer, Haley Joel Osment and Michael Sheen:
"...'The Spoils of Babylon' is an epic tale like no other. Legendary author 'Eric Jonrosh' (Ferrell), the undisputed master of dramatic fiction...
"...introduces audiences to the brilliant adaptation of his best-selling novel...
"...a sweeping chronicle of the provocative and captivating exploits of the 'Morehouse' family.
"Patriarch 'Jonas Morehouse' (Robbins) shepherds his daughter 'Cynthia' (Wiig) and adopted son 'Devon' (Maguire) from meager beginnings...
"...in the oil fields of Texas to the powerful boardrooms in New York City.
- Michael Stevens
[Editor's Note: This post is presented in partnership with Time Warner Cable Movies On Demand in support of Indie Film Month. Today's pick, "Suffragette," is available now On Demand. Need help finding a movie to watch? Let TWC find the best fit for your mood here.] Read More: 'Suffragette' Director Sarah Gavron Explains Why She Didn't Cast Women of Color Carey Mulligan took it relatively easy in 2015, starring in just two feature films and an eight-episode comedy series ("The Walker," which aired on Refinery29's online-only platform), during the course of a year, continuing her recent trend of scaling back her work to focus on truly meaty and exceptionally unique roles and projects. (Similarly, in 2014, she only showed up in a National Theater Live project and the TV miniseries "The Spoils of Babylon," while 2013 saw her appearing in big parts in "Inside Llewyn Davis" and "The Great »
- Kate Erbland
The Coen brothers are some of Hollywood’s, nay, the world’s most important directors. Since they entered the scene in 1984 with Blood Simple they’ve rightfully found huge success with their brand of offbeat stories and neurotic characters. Like Woody Allen before them, they’ve tried their hand at a variety of genres, yet kept their voice consistent throughout. They also have the rare distinguishment of appealing to the art-house crowds, while also finding commercial success in Hollywood and abroad. Like Allen, every so often they have a “pallet cleanser” project in between some of their “high-brow” fare that just doesn’t congeal the way it ought to. Hail, Caesar! falls into that latter category.
I did my best to go into this with an open mind. It was the Coen Brothers after all, and the trailers did their job well in alerting us to just how many Big »
- Sprocket the Dog
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