After hearing yesterday’s news that Jack Nicholson is going to break his semi-retirement to appear in a remake of Toni Erdmann, one of our favorite films of 2016, we knew we had to hash it out on A.V. Club Live. In this clip from the live show, we discuss Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s involvement, what we think Nicholson’s appearance will mean, and how we think the whole team will turn a three-hour-long German comedy into something American audiences will actually want to watch.
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Rachel Dratch explains how her autobiography came to life
Tim Baltz takes our Rorschach test, and sees a lot of blood
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Tim Baltz tries our TV editor’s job and discovers he’s pretty good at it
AJ Mendez Brooks on taking the first step toward treating mental illness
Rachel Dratch will forever associate Man Seeking Woman with her election night dread
AJ Mendez Brooks’ discusses growing up in an environment that stigmatized mental illness
Scott Adsit once told an audience the president had been shot, for comedy’s sake
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For author Thomas Frank, complacency is at the center of Democrats’ problems
Noam Pikelny performs "Waveland" live in The A.V. Club studio