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The Last Man on Earth Season 4 Episode 16 Review: The Blob

The Last Man on Earth delivers another solid episode of the series, with a fun, new pairing and fantastic dramatic acting from Jason Sudeikis.

On The Last Man on Earth Season 4 Episode 16, Mike wants to leave to search for the heat signature he found on his thermal reader. Meanwhile, Gail and Melissa avoid their supply shopping duties, and Erica and Todd argue over the color of the baby's nursery.   

There was a lot to love about this episode, but my favorite part was the pairing of Melissa and Gail.

The two of them are rarely together, and I loved watching them team up to skirt their responsibilities to the house. 

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Mary Steenburgen and January Jones were great together, and I love when we get unique pairings like this.

It refreshes the show and always makes for an exciting episode.
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The Angry Birds Movie 2 sets its voice cast

Having set a 2019 release date to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the hugely popular mobile game series, Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment have now unveiled the voice cast for The Angry Birds Movie 2, the sequel to the hit 2016 animated comedy.

Reprising their roles from the first movie are Jason Sudeikis (Red), Josh Gad (Chuck The Yellow Bird of Speed), Bill Hader (King Mudbeard), Danny McBride (Bomb The Bird of Bomber) and Peter Dinklage (Mighty Eagle). GhostbustersLeslie Jones has been cast as the film’s villain, and will be joined by fellow new additions Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron, and Brooklynn Prince.

The Angry Birds Movie grossed $352.3 million worldwide back in 2016, which made it the highest-grossing video game adaptation at that point (it was subsequently overtaken by Warcraft). The video game series meanwhile continues to prove hugely popular,
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Olivia Wilde Recalls How Her Water Broke at a N.Y.C. Concert in Honor of Her Son’s 4th Birthday

Olivia Wilde Recalls How Her Water Broke at a N.Y.C. Concert in Honor of Her Son’s 4th Birthday
Olivia Wilde‘s water broke at the most inopportune time when she was pregnant with son Otis Alexander.

In honor of her son’s fourth birthday, the 34-year-old actress revealed that she began going into labor while she was in the middle of enjoying a concert in New York City.

“Four years ago today we were at a @jonbatiste concert at Webster Hall in Manhattan, and this little one decided he wanted to come out and join the dance party,” she wrote on Friday, alongside a picture of her son wearing a birthday crown and holding up 4 fingers.

Wilde and
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Detroiters: Is the Comedy Central TV Show Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

Vulture WatchCan Sam and Tim keep on keeping on in the Motor City? Has the Detroiters TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Comedy Central? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Detroiters season two. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?   What's This TV Show About?Airing on the Comedy Central cable channel, Detroiters stars real life best friends Sam Richardson and Tim Robinson, who created the scripted comedy with Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin. The foursome executive produces the series with Lorne Michaels, Jason Sudeikis, and Andrew Singer. Season one guest stars include Sudeikis, Obba Babatunde, Michael Che, Comedian Cp, Steve Higgins, Richard Karn, Rick Mahorn, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin Nash, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Cecily Strong, Trick Trick, George Wallace
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Kodachrome Is The Best Netflix Original Drama So Far - One Minute Movie Review

Jason Sudeikis, Elizabeth Olsen and Ed Harris star in the Netflix original movie Kodachrome. The movie is based on the Dec. 29, 2010 New York Times article, "For Kodachrome Fans, Road Ends at Photo Lab in Kansas." 

Kodachrome premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2017 and was purchased by Netflix.

Watch the 60-second review from One Minute Critic:

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Review: Kodachrome

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Plot: A down-and-out rock promoter (Jason Sudeikis), on the verge of losing his job, is forced to reconnect with his dying photographer father (Ed Harris), and go with him and his nurse (Elizabeth Olsen) on a road trip to the last processor of Kodachrome film in the world. Review: Kodachrome is one of the year’s biggest surprises. I’ve been pretty critical of Netflix original films in... Read More...
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Angry Birds 2 Heats Up with Leslie Jones and Sterling K. Brown

Angry Birds 2 Heats Up with Leslie Jones and Sterling K. Brown
Leslie Jones, Sterling K. Brown and Rachel Bloom, among others, have been added to the Angry Birds 2 cast, Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment have announced. Angry Birds 2 is coming our way next year. Even if you didn't like The Angry Birds Movie, it's hard not to be a little impressed and interested in the voice cast that has been assembled for the upcoming sequel.

Starting with Leslie Jones, the Saturday Night Live cast member and Ghostbusters reboot star has been tapped to voice the movie's villain character. Additionally, Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Sterling K. Brown (This is Us), Eugenio Derbez (Overboard), Zach Woods (Silicon Valley), Awkwafina (Ocean's 8), Lil Rel Howery (Get Out), Dove Cameron (The Descendants), Beck Bennett (Brigsby Bear) and Brooklynn Prince (The Florida Project) have all signed on for roles in The Angry Birds Movie 2. Here's what producer John Cohen had to say about the additions to the cast.
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‘Angry Birds 2’: Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez & Others Join Voice Cast

The birds are back in town — well, not yet, but next year’s sequel to The Angry Birds Movie has set its voice cast. Among those joining the avians-vs.-pigs toon franchise from Sony Pictures and Rovio Entertainment are Leslie Jones, Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina and Lil Rel Howery. Also set for Angry Birds 2 are Dove Cameron, Beck Bennett and Brooklynn Prince. They join returning actors Jason Sudeikis as the temperamental Red; Josh…
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Leslie Jones, Brooklynn Prince, Sterling K Brown Join ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’

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Leslie Jones, Brooklynn Prince, Sterling K Brown Join ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’
Leslie Jones, Sterling K. Brown and Brooklynn Prince have joined the cast of “The Angry Birds Movie 2,” Sony Pictures announced Friday.

Others actors who have signed onto the voice cast are Rachel Bloom, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Lil Rel Howery, Beck Bennett and Awkwafina.

The original cast from the first film, which includes Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride and Peter Dinklage, are back for the sequel as well.

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“I’m thrilled about our incredibly talented filmmaking team and the hilarious people we’ve brought together for the sequel,” said John Cohen, the producer of the film. “We’re so happy that Jason, Josh, Bill, Danny, and Peter are back for a second adventure joined by Leslie, Rachel, Sterling, Eugenio and this awesome ensemble of new talent. We’ll have many more exciting announcements to share soon.”

The Angry Birds Movie” has become the second-highest grossing video game adaptation of all time, with $352 million at the global box office. It opened to $38.2 million in May 2016. The “Angry Birds” games have been downloaded more than 4 billion times.

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Thurop Van Orman (“Adventure Time”) is directing the sequel with John Rice (“Rick and Morty”). Peter Ackerman is writing the screenplay, while Mary Ellen Bauder Andrews is co-producing. David Maisel and Catherine Winder are executive producers.

The Angry Birds Movie 2” will fly into theaters on Sept. 20, 2019.

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Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad to Return for ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’ Voice Cast

Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad to Return for ‘Angry Birds Movie 2’ Voice Cast
Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, and Peter Dinklage are returning as voice cast for Sony Pictures’ “The Angry Birds Movie 2.”

Sony announced last year that it had set a Sept. 20, 2019, release date for “The Angry Birds Movie 2” — coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the hit video game. The studio is re-teaming with Finland-based Rovio Entertainment Ltd. for the animated sequel.

“Angry Birds” grossed a solid $350 million worldwide, including $107 million domestically. The film, directed by Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis, was set on an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – except for Red (voiced by Sudeikis), speedy Chuck (Gad), and Bomb (McBride). Hader returns as Leonard, king of the pigs, and Dinklage voices the Mighty Eagle.

Leslie Jones is on board as the voice of the film’s villain. Rachel Bloom, Sterling K. Brown, Eugenio Derbez, Zach Woods, Awkwafina, Lil Rel Howery, Dove Cameron, and
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Netflix’s 'Kodachrome' Was Inspired By a Headline

The star-studded cast of Netflix’s upcoming film Kodachrome showed up to celebrate Wednesday night as the film premiered at ArcLight Hollywood. The film, whose premise was ripped straight from the headlines, follows a dying father (Ed Harris), his son (Jason Sudeikis) and the father's nurse/personal assistant (Elizabeth Olsen) as they take a road trip from New York to Kansas to develop the father’s last rolls of Kodachrome before the country's final lab closes.

The writing process happened quickly for screenwriter Jonathan Trooper. “I happened to be on the Fox lot for something else and I popped by [producer and director] Shawn Levy’s...
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BondIt Media Capital Closes $20 Million Credit Facility (Exclusive)

BondIt Media Capital has closed an institutional credit facility of $20 million from Texas-based hedge fund Revere Capital.

BondIt said on Thursday that the facility will leverage its ability to provide financing solutions to the ever-growing number of films, TV series, and media companies in the sector.

In the four years since inception, BondIt Media Capital has provided debt financing to more than 230 feature films and TV shows, resulting in more than $200 million of production spending. Recent BondIt-financed projects include Netflix’s “To the Bone,” starring Lily Collins; “Driven,” with Jason Sudeikis, and the Oscar-nominated animated film “Loving Vincent.”

The deal was structured by BondIt chief financial officer Patrick DePeters, Revere Capital’s Ed Wu and Brian O’Flanagan, and Mark Parsa from Brooklyn Park Asset Management.

“Securing institutional capital to fortify our financing capacity has long been a focus for BondIt’s management team, as the certainty it brings enables
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‘Kodachrome’ Film Review: Ed Harris, Jason Sudeikis Make Grown Men Cry

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‘Kodachrome’ Film Review: Ed Harris, Jason Sudeikis Make Grown Men Cry
Jason Sudeikis and Ed Harris develop a bittersweet portrait of an estranged father and son in Mark Raso’s “Kodachrome,” which hits Netflix on Friday after bowing at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival.

Sudeikis’ trademark deadpan and salty dog Harris make for plenty of laughs in the dramedy, but some sneaky last minute redemption in Johathan Tropper’s script elevates this kind of standard festival fare.

At Tiff last September, TheWrap spotted more than few men choking back tears and sniffling into their blazers.

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Sudeikis plays Matt, a stagnant indie music executive who has just lost another edgy rock client. Matt believes in the artist as a visionary, to quote Sudeikis’ character directly, in a music landscape filled with Edm and the white noise of social media.

It’s a belief system that fails him, and just as he learns of his imminent firing a nurse (Elizabeth Olsen) to his sick father turns up on his doorstep.

Harris plays a famous photographer with a terminal disease, and has requested his son pilot a road trip to Kansas, where he might develop decades-old photos at the last storefront in America to process Kodachrome film. Matt agrees, because Dad’s connections might help him save his career, but the acid flies the moment the men are reunited and pumps consistently throughout the trip.

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“What have you done with your life?” father asks son after barely more than a handshake. Son gleefully responds that the only people left in dad’s life are employees, and soon enough he’ll deservedly die alone.

Olsen becomes inevitable romantic fodder for Sudeikis, though she has an interesting (if not under-explored) backstory as a self-saboteur divorcee. This is the Sudeikis-Harris show, and it really works.

When the foul-mouthed photographer succumbs to his illness, he mourns the loss of all the love he had for his once-infant son. Feeding Matt from a bottle in the middle of the night was the happiest he had ever been, he says, as he wonders aloud what broke inside of him and led him from that place. Cue waterworks.

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It should be said that the film does not fetishize the dusty tech of years past, as the premise might suggest. There are plenty of relics like cassette tapes, beat-up Cabirolets, record players and of course Kodak cameras amnd film. None of the equipment is played up for cheap nostalgia.

If anything, that works in movie’s favor. There’s a moment when Sudeikis has to load a camera, and he recites a poem his dad taught him as a child to make sure the film catches and locks into place. It’s almost as tear-jerky as the hospital bed confessions.

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'Blockers' Director: I Was Neighbors and Friends With Eliot Spitzer's Escort

'Blockers' Director: I Was Neighbors and Friends With Eliot Spitzer's Escort
I used to be married to Jason Sudeikis. At the time, he was writing on Saturday Night Live. I was in L.A. trying to make it as an actress and, like, doing the whole bicoastal thing. But once I got hired as a writer for 30 Rock, I moved to New York proper. As it turns out, we didn’t actually work in 30 Rock. We were in Queens. But it was still an amazing experience. You know when you think you’re in show business? And then you get a job, and you’re like, “Oh, no — now I’m in show...
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The Last Man on Earth Season 4 Episode 15 Review: Designated Survivors

The Last Man on Earth delivers as simple yet delightful chapter in the gang's story, with the return of Mike and an exciting announcement for Todd. 

On The Last Man on Earth Season 4 Episode 15, Mike returns, and Tandy is overjoyed to see his brother. Todd is nervous that Erica will want to have a baby with Mike instead, but he gets exciting news that Erica is pregnant with his child. Mike discovers a large and mysterious heat signature on his computer. 

Jason Sudeikis was as perfect as I expected he would be.

I was devastated when we thought he died so I welcomed his return. 

Sudeikis has a great rapport with Forte, and due to his charm, he fits in well with the rest of the gang.

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It felt as if no time had passed
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'Last Man on Earth' Brings Back an Old Friend Amid Uncertain Future

[Warning: This story contains spoilers for season four, episode 15 of Fox's The Last Man on Earth, "Designated Survivor."]

The brothers — and that haircut — are back.

Tandy's (Will Forte) brother Mike (Jason Sudeikis) is officially alive and well, and this week's installment of The Last Man on Earth went to great lengths to welcome him back.

Mike was last presumed to be dying of the virus at the end of season two following a brief stint on earth after being aboard the International Space Station during the worst of the virus' spread.

True to form, Mike's big comeback kicked off through...
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Watch: Ben Stiller & Robert De Niro Reunite as Michael Cohen and Robert Mueller on ‘SNL’

Last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live was one of the best of the season, which is no surprise considering John Mulaney was the host. Mulaney cut his teeth as a writer on SNL for five years, working closely with folks like Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, and Jason Sudeikis during his tenure and co-creating the character of Stefon. After SNL, Mulaney has found great success in stand-up, so his hosting duties last night were a really touching “coming home” of sorts for the hilarious performer. The episode was so good that even the politically tinged cold open …
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‘Last Man on Earth': Watch Tandy Find His Brother Alive – And Duet Some Karaoke (Exclusive Video)

‘Last Man on Earth': Watch Tandy Find His Brother Alive – And Duet Some Karaoke (Exclusive Video)
Mike Miller is alive! He’s alive!!! On Sunday, actor Jason Sudeikis (“We’re the Millers”) returns to Fox’s “The Last Man on Earth,” where he again guest stars as Phil “Tandy” Miller’s (Will Forte) brother — and TheWrap‘s got your exclusive first look at their emotional reunion.

Dude, we thought you were dead. (And also, how did you find the gang in Mexico?)

In the video posted above, Tandy discovers Mike alive and well as the two duet “Falling Slowly” from “Once.” That horrible haircut is back too — courtesy of the prankster, of course.

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Now virus-free(!), Mike rejoins the group this weekend, which “throws Todd into a spiral,” per Fox’s official description. Todd’s (Mel Rodriguez) a busy boy in this episode, as he also shares an emotional rollercoaster with Erica (Cleopatra Coleman) over the course of the half-hour, which is titled “Designated Survivors.”

Watch our sneak peek above — we hope you’re wearing long sleeves for this one. (In case the reason why isn’t clear, it’s for both the chills and to wipe your eyes and nose.)

The Last Man on Earth,” which also stars Kristen Schaal as Carol Pilbasian, January Jones as Melissa Shart, and Mary Steenburgen as Gail, airs Sundays at 9:30/8:30c on Fox.

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Caribbean and Central American Films Flourish Despite Headwinds

Caribbean and Central American Films Flourish Despite Headwinds
Hurricanes be damned. Film production is surging in the Caribbean and Central America despite natural – and some political – turmoil.

“The region’s film industry indeed feels more effervescent,” said Iff Panama artistic director Diana Sanchez.

Puerto Rico was the hardest hit by Hurricane Maria last September but that didn’t stop some projects from resuming production about a month later. First among them was Nick Hamm’s 1970s-set thriller “Driven,” starring Jason Sudeikis, Lee Pace and Corey Stoll, about auto maverick John DeLorean and the FBI drug sting operation that sought to take down the exec.

Co-produced by seasoned Puerto Rican producer Luillo Ruiz of the Pimienta Film Co., it took a good dose of creativity and vital connections to overcome myriad logistical issues. Just getting diesel, food and water was a challenge. With cell towers down, crew members were visited personally at their homes to get them back on board.
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TVLine Items: Last Man on Earth Return, Spielberg's Hate Docu and More

A familiar face is returning to Fox’s The Last Man on Earth.

It seems that Mike Miller is not dead, as Jason Sudeikis is set to return to the post-apocalyptic comedy on Sunday, April 15, after exiting during the Season 2 finale. He will then stick around for the remainder of the Season 4 Last Man on Earth episodes, EW.com reports.

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Oscar winners Steven Spielberg and Alex Gibney are producing a Discovery Channel documentary series titled Why We Hate, which will explore humans’ capacity to hate and how to overcome it.

* Frank Whaley
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