Aubrey Plaza leads a parade of bad taste and noir misfits in An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn

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To the extent that Jim Hosking’s cartoonishly grotesque characters can be called human, they paint an unflattering portrait of the species. They are dopes and bullies, middle-aged virgins and horndogs with bad hair, disgusting habits, ugly thrift-store clothes. The Greasy Strangler, his debut feature, pitched itself…

Director Jim Hoskins talks An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn and embracing the weirdness 

Jim Hosking’s new film, An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn, follows Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) as her crumbling marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man, the titular Beverly Luff Linn (Craig Robinson), re-emerges from her past. At the premiere, we talked to Hosking about the film and his writing…

An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn’s Jim Hosking on being compared to John Waters

Jim Hosking’s new film, An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn, follows Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) as her crumbling marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man, the titular Beverly Luff Linn (Craig Robinson), re-emerges from her past. At the premiere of the film, we talked to Hosking about his influences and…

Here's 13 minutes of Aubrey Plaza casually terrorizing celebrity interviewers 

Aubrey Plaza’s droll sense of humor helped cut the sometimes-twee sensibilities of Parks And Recreation, and she’s gone further afield as the gonzo sorta-antagonist of Legion and in dark comedies like Ingrid Goes West. As the above montage demonstrates, there’s nowhere she’s more at home than in the anodyne setting of…

Why are we just now finding out that Michael Cera and Aubrey Plaza used to date?

Here at The A.V. Club, we try not to get worked up over the personal lives of celebrities, because it’s harder to make fun of their acting performances or movie choices when we think of them as real people with real feelings. That being said, even stone-hearted cynics like us can sometimes fall into the trap of—blegh—…

Aubrey Plaza comes clean about Legion and her Neanderthal heritage on Late Night

On Thursday’s Late Night With Seth Meyers, Legion star Aubrey Plaza had a very April Ludgate-esque answer to host Meyers’ request for a rundown of just what the hell is going on on the show that our reviewer calls “weird and wondrous.” Others might claim to be baffled and lost in this trippiest outpost of the Marvel…

Aubrey Plaza made a half-hour ASMR video, and a lot of it is about killing Jerry from Parks And Rec

Today, in “Maybe the weirdest thing we’ve ever had to watch for work” news: W Magazine recently recruited Parks And Recreation and Legion star Aubrey Plaza for its ongoing, aurally uncomfortable video series, “Celebrity ASMR,” which is exactly what it sounds like. But where folks like Jake Gyllenhaal, Margot Robbie,…

Okay, now the rest of the Parks And Recreation cast is telling the NRA to eat shit

Last night, the NRA tweeted out a thank you to spokeswoman Dana Loesch for “being the voice of over 5 million #NRA members.” This was in response to a town hall on CNN on which Loesch got her ass handed to her by a whole cavalcade of Parkland shooting survivors. The NRA accompanied this thank you note with a GIF from …

Aubrey Plaza psychoanalyzes you in the new teaser for season 2 of Legion 

“It was all a dream” is a common trope in fiction, with characters discovering that everything they thought they experienced was all an illusion, but it’s rare that the “it was all a dream” twist actually applies to you—i.e., the person reading the book or watching the movie. That’s what this new teaser for season two…

Aubrey Plaza, Jim Hosking, and Jemaine Clement pick their 5 favorite comedies

An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn follows Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) as her crumbling marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man, the titular Beverly Luff Linn (Craig Robinson), re-emerges from her past. At the Sundance premiere of the film, we sat down with Plaza, co-star Jemaine Clement, and director…

Aubrey Plaza goes full psycho stalker in the Instagram-era satire Ingrid Goes West

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Aubrey Plaza is not April Ludgate, this is true. But her Parks And Recreation character’s eye-rolling, morbid sensibility has proven so beloved that the two have become inextricable in the cultural eye. Whether this is a good thing or a bad thing, you’d have to ask Plaza, but after Parks And Rec ended in 2015, she…

Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, and Kate Micucci pass The Little Hours in this medieval farce

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One of the first things Aubrey Plaza says in The Little Hours is “Don’t fucking talk to us.” This is not surprising in and of itself: Hostility is maybe the trustiest weapon in the actor’s arsenal, and she’s got withering belligerence down to a science. (The sentiment, if not the language, has been lobbed at…

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