Joe Swanberg doesn’t make movies the same way most people do. He’s not concerned with trying to dream up elaborate set pieces that take a team of fifty people to execute. He doesn’t spend years meticulously rewriting a script. He has an idea, he finds some actors (which often includes himself), and then they figure out a way to turn it into a movie.
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Over five seasons, “Parenthood” has been as good as anything on television. The storylines of the little show that could may not be as flashy as making meth, raising dragons or winning Lady Mary’s heart, but it has deftly explored the struggles and complexities of the Braverman family through good writing and even better performances. This is Zap2it’s Emmy campaign for a show that… Continue reading 'Parenthood' final season Emmy watch: Mae Whitman in 'Happy Birthday, Zeek'
Jordan Canning isn’t new to the Toronto International Film Festival — her short film “Seconds” won the fest’s RBC Emerging Filmmakers Competition in 2012. But “We Were Wolves” marks the first time the promising Canadian writer/director took a feature to TIFF.
Shot over the course of two weeks at their cinematographer’s family cottage in northern Ontario, the indie drama was a labour… Continue reading Jordan Canning, Peter Mooney and Steve Cochrane on Becoming One Big, Happy Family in 'We Were Wolves'
On Tuesday, news broke that comedian Michael Che, formerly of The Daily Show, will be replacing Cecily Strong as co-anchor of Saturday Night Live‘s Weekend Update. For a few days, Strong stayed silent about the decision before taking to Instagram to share her thoughts.
“I don’t see this as me leaving update, just as me being on update in a looser, goofier way that is a lot more fun for me… Continue reading Cecily Strong is happy for her ‘Weekend Update’ replacement. Really
Critics weren’t so kind to “The Amazing Spider-Man 2″ when it was released earlier this year, and it seems that star Andrew Garfield wasn’t so fond of it, either.
In an interview with The Daily Beast, Garfield admitted that he agreed with some of the criticisms lobbed against the film — namely, the lack of a coherent narrative and the overabundance of villains running rampant — and revealed… Continue reading Andrew Garfield Wasn't Happy With Final Cut of 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' Either