Posts In Category

Michaela Watkins

This is the time of year when those films that made the festival circuit earlier are now being released for the general public to view. One such film is “Person to Person,” which made its debut at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was immediately picked up by Magnolia Pictures for distribution. Now, the film is set to be released later this summer, and we have our first trailer ready for public eyes. Continue reading First Trailer For ‘Person To Person’ Starring Michael Cera & Abbi Jacobson at The Playlist.

Okay let’s see: We’ve got underground suburban casinos, bathroom nail salons, closet massages, bedroom strip clubs, 11-year-old DJs, living room girl-on-girl MMA fight clubs, Will Ferrell in Italian women’s sunglasses, Amy Poehler in a cocktail dress wielding a flamethrower, and all-around bad math. READ MORE: 2017 Summer Movie Preview: Blockbusters And Beyond You’ll find that and much more in “The House,” the new film from writer and director Andrew Jay Cohen (“Neighbors”), which follows middle-aged parents using somewhat unconventional methods to cover the cost of their daughter’s college tuition. Continue reading Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler Gamble Big In New NSFW Trailer For ‘The House’ at The Playlist.

“Intentionally phony” is one of the hardest tones for a movie to pull off. Wes Anderson can do it, and Jim Jarmusch, Joel and Ethan Coen, and a handful of other filmmakers. Their characters and dialogue are rarely “realistic,” but they fit into a larger vision, and ultimately express something true, no matter how fake they may seem on the surface. Done well, overt artifice can be sublime. Continue reading Michael Cera & Abbi Jacobson Can’t Save The Underbaked ‘Person To Person’ [Sundance Review] at The Playlist.