Parker Posey’s offbeat You’re On An Airplane is the rare celebrity memoir worth reading

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Early in the actor’s career, Parker Posey once spazzed out so much during an audition that the casting director asked her agent if she was on drugs. “I wasn’t,” Posey recounts in her memoir, “but just had a lot of energy and was excited to be there.” As it was in person, so it goes on the page. In You’re On An Airplane…

The full trailer for Netflix's Lost In Space finally shows us the robot

The trailer for Netflix’s reboot of Lost In Space was released earlier this morning, showing off the extensive resources the famously deep-pocketed streaming service has put into creating “dramatic and modern” CGI landscapes for the “lost planet” onto which the Robinson family crashes in the beginning of the first…

Parker Posey to play Dr. Smith in Netflix’s Lost In Space reboot

Netflix has found the semi-sinister villain for its upcoming Lost In Space reboot, with Deadline reporting that Parker Posey has been cast in the role of saboteur-turned-shipmate Dr. Smith. Posey—who recently appeared in TBS’s Search Party, and as one of the deluded glory seekers in Christopher Guest’s Mascots—will…

Parker Posey on her connection to Christopher Guest’s Corky St. Clair

When she finished making Waiting For Guffman, Parker Posey was “devastated.” After all, that was the end of her time with Corky St. Clair, Christopher Guest’s small-town theater maven. Posey was Libby Mae Brown, his devoted, gum-smacking ingenue. “I had never worked in this way that felt so real and felt like family.…

Christopher Guest returns to mockumentaries with the formulaic Mascots

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Mascots, Christopher Guest’s first mockumentary since A Mighty Wind (and first feature as a director since For Your Consideration), offers up an unwieldy cast of familiar Guest-ian buffoons: ditzes, prisses, ignoramuses, bickering couples, over-sharers oblivious to their own eccentricity. The formula is identical to …

Woody Allen follows his heart back in time (again) in the Café Society trailer

Like he has before with Midnight In Paris and Radio Days, in Café Society Woody Allen steps backward through time to luxuriate in an epoch that’s close to his heart. Jesse Eisenberg is this film’s Allen stand-in, playing a young romantic who relocates from New York to ’30s Los Angeles to learn about the film industry…

Uma Thurman’s The Brits Are Coming casts some Brits (also Sofia Vergara)

For a movie with an allusion to another country right there in the title, the cast of the upcoming jewel heist flick The Brits Are Coming has been looking distinctly Yankee-centric. So far, the only cast members announced for the broad comedy has been star Uma Thurman, who’s playing a British thief who’s forced to…

Everyone but Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara returning for Christopher Guest’s Mascots

As we reported earlier this month, Christopher Guest has signed an agreement with Netflix to make his next mockumentary (called Mascots) for the streaming service. But we apologize for filling your head with images of Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara in frog costumes, because as it turns out, they’re pretty much the…

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