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Jenny Slate’s Stage Fright

Sarah Posted by Sarah at November 5, 2019 20:33:50 November 5, 2019 20:33:50

Jenny Slate’s first stand-up special, Stage Fright, is not going to work for you if you don’t like Jenny Slate. A traditional stand-up set combined with a personal mini-documentary about Slate’s life, Stage Fright is maximum Jenny Slate from every direction. If you’ve ever seen (or read) a Slate interview, her stage persona is exactly what you expect, and the mini-doc digs into her family life, in its best moments drawing connections between Slate’s experiences and her jokes. Full Story

Chris Evans: the next phase

Sarah Posted by Sarah at March 23, 2018 12:33:19 March 23, 2018 12:33:19
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Chris Evans is making his Broadway debut in a revival of Kenneth Lonergan’s Lobby Hero (wearing a moustache, and a lot of people are into their feelings about this), and on the precipice of opening night, he has a big new profile in the New York Times. Full Story

Jenny Slate and Jon Hamm’s adult drama

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 1, 2018 16:09:35 February 1, 2018 16:09:35

Jenny Slate has a new movie with Zachary Quinto and Jon Hamm. Though these are all people capable of being funny, this does not look like a funny movie. It’s called Aardvark—everyone loves a noun title with no context—and it’s about a therapist (Slate) who starts boning her client’s brother (Quinto and Hamm, respectively), who may or may not be psychologically torturing her client. Full Story

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Jenny Slate is a movie star

Sarah Posted by Sarah at June 9, 2017 15:34:55 June 9, 2017 15:34:55

If you’ve ever seen Jenny Slate in anything, you know she can steal a scene. If you’ve seen Obvious Child, you know she can carry a movie. That she is a talented actor and comedian is not a secret. Full Story

Chris Evans in Gifted

Sarah Posted by Sarah at April 11, 2017 16:23:10 April 11, 2017 16:23:10
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You know those dramatic reenactments that feature in murder mystery shows where it’s like watching aliens pretend to be people because while everything looks normal enough, the interactions are just ever so slightly stiff and unnatural, like everyone is super aware of the camera on them? And do you remember the Chicken Soup for the Soul books, full of cutesy down-home anecdotes that seem to exist solely to make you cry? And you know the “For Dummies” books, which strip down every topic under the sun so that you can become a faux-expert in anything? Well, if you take all these ingredients—the not-quite-human drama of reenactments, the mawkish commodification of comfort, and the oversimplification of complex thought—and put them together in a movie, you get the new Chris Evans Full Story

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