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The floor was so wet presenters and winner slipped getting on the stage and the food served was arguably the worst it’s ever been, but there was a lot to enjoy at the 2018 Independent Spirit Awards Saturday afternoon.  The mammoth Film Independen…

We’re about to discover whether “Get Out” and “The Carmichael Show” scene-stealer Lil Rey Howery is a star in his own right. The upcoming “Uncle Drew” stars Howerey as Dax, a down on his luck Harlem street ball…

Looking for some good news? Well, Film Independent wants to make your day. The producers of the Independent Spirit Awards announced today that Nick Kroll and John Mulaney will return to host the 2018 edition of the now venerable independent film indust…

Looking for some good news? Well, Film Independent wants to make your day. The producers of the Independent Spirit Awards announced today that Nick Kroll and John Mulaney will return to host the 2018 edition of the now venerable independent film indust…

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.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s….“Captain Underpants“? Don’t worry, it’s not some Marvel or DC hero you haven’t heard of. Rather, it’s the creation of best-selling author Dav Pilkey, which is now headed to the big screen in a new, animated movie. You know, for kids! Nicholas Stoller (“Storks,” “Neighbors“) directs the film, which features the voices of Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele, and Kristen Schaal, and tells the unlikely story of a new hero who wears an unlikely undergarment. Continue reading A Hero Is Born In First Trailer For ‘Captain Underpants’ at The Playlist.

How about those Independent Spirit Awards?  Hollywood was blessed by a sunnier Saturday than expected (the rain predicted only days ago magically went away) and even with Natalie Portman bowing out (she also is skipping the Oscars) the star power at the Spirit Awards tent was impressive.  In fact, you could argue the line of presenters at the Spirits was more impressive than the predictable list the Academy Award producers have set for Sunday (truth hurts).   Continue reading Best And Worst Of The 2017 Independent Spirit Awards: ‘Moonlight,’ Nick Kroll And John Mulaney, Molly Shannon at The Playlist.