Jason Segel and Lakeith Stanfield try to figure out why we find punishment so compelling

Based on a true story, Netflix’s new film Come Sunday follows renowned pastor Carlton Pearson, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who questions the existence of hell, choosing not to believe in a God that would punish billions of people to eternal damnation. Those beliefs proved to be controversial for the church, making…

Lakeith Stanfield on how he became a church crooner for Come Sunday

Based on a true story, Netflix’s new film Come Sunday follows renowned pastor Carlton Pearson, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who puts his family and reputation at risk when he questions the church doctrine and his own belief in a vengeful God. We spoke with Lakeith Stanfield, who co-stars as Reggie, the church’s music…

Jason Segel and Lakeith Stanfield talk about the appeal of their new film, Come Sunday

Based on a true story, Netflix’s new film Come Sunday follows renowned pastor Carlton Pearson, played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who puts his family and reputation at risk when he questions the church doctrine and his own belief in a vengeful God. Jason Segel and Lakeith Stanfield co-star as Henry, Pearson’s fellow church…

Jason Segel says writing for kids helps him recapture the magic of childhood

In addition to being an actor and screenwriter, How I Met Your Mother alum Jason Segel is also a successful children’s author. His first book series, Nightmares!, which he co-writes with Kirsten Miller, is about a young boy whose worst nightmares come to life. And the pair recently made the jump into YA, with …

Guy eating photo of Jason Segel every day almost dies eating photo of Jason Segel

Noah Maloney, the Toronto man whose intestines are now riddled with paper cuts, is still eating a photo of Jason Segel every day until Jason Segel eats a picture of him. He’s been at it for more than 50 days now, and has become increasingly creative in his variations on the theme. As we previously reported, he’s eaten…

There’s life after death in the twisty, soapy science-fiction indie The Discovery

The Discovery, Charlie McDowell’s Sundance-approved Twilight Zone weepie, fits neatly into a subgenre one might call The Brit Marling Movie. No, it doesn’t actually feature the statuesque star of Another Earth, Sound Of My Voice, and I Origins. But like those indie sci-fi brainteasers, which hit some strange middle…

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This guy will only stop eating photos of Jason Segel when Jason Segel eats a photo of him

Some might say actor, writer, and Freaks And Geeks alum Jason Segel is so adorable you could eat him. Well, one enterprising Twitter user is taking such a claim quite literally. On his YouTube channel, the well-titled Dog Shit, a young man named Noah Maloney is eating a photo of Jason Segel every day. He’ll stop on…

Kumail and Emily retell their distinctive love story in a wonderful new comedy

When a critic describes something as a “Sundance movie,” they usually mean it disparagingly. (Sometimes they just mean a “movie that played at Sundance,” but that’s not what I’m talking about.) The expression has become a lazy but admittedly useful shorthand, a way to identify a particular kind of film that…

The trailer for Netflix’s The Discovery is brilliantly composed—and creepy as hell

Is there life after death? It doesn’t explicitly say so in this trailer, but The Discovery apparently posits that, yes, there is, and here’s some math showing how. When we previously reported on the upcoming Netflix film, all we knew about it was that Jason Segel had joined the project to play Rooney Mara’s love…

Relive Freaks And Geeks with adorable and awkward behind-the-scenes photos

Today John Francis Daley, none other than Sam Weir himself, engaged in the internet tradition of #fbf, otherwise known as Flashback Friday. Naturally, the images of Daley’s adolescence are more intriguing than most, since his awkward years were documented for one miraculous season on Freaks And Geeks. Thus, he posted…

Enjoy the suffering of others in this supercut of awkward moments

Comedy has been famously defined as “tragedy plus time.” But it could also be defined as “extremely embarrassing stuff happening to other people.” That’s the guiding philosophy behind “This Supercut Will Make You Feel Awkward,” a half-agonizing, half-exhilarating new video from Burger Fiction. That title is no idle…