Gus Van Sant on why he didn’t cast a quadriplegic lead in Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot

Based on the memoir of the same name, Gus Van Sant’s new biographical film Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot tells the story of cartoonist John Callahan, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who became a quadriplegic after being in an auto accident when he was 21. Earlier this year, disability advocacy group Ruderman Family…

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…

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…

Armando Iannucci on how he made a funny movie about Joseph Stalin

Armando Iannucci’s new film, The Death Of Stalin, is a satirical look at the Soviet dictator’s last days and the chaos of the regime after his death. Iannucci, who created comedies The Thick Of It and Veep, is no stranger to political commentary, but he’s never dealt with material this weighty. We asked him about his…

Craig Robinson picks his 5 favorite soul singers, from Marvin Gaye to Luther Vandross

Starring Craig Robinson, An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn follows Lulu Danger (Aubrey Plaza) as her crumbling marriage takes a turn for the worse when a singer, Beverly Luff Linn, played by Robinson, reemerges from her past to perform a show in her hometown. After the Sundance premiere of the film, we asked Robinson…

Chris Elliott and Paula Neidert always knew their kids were going into show business

The Elliott family—that’s Chris Elliott, Paula Niedert, and their two daughters, Abby and Bridey Elliott—is collaborating on a film for the first time. Written and directed by Bridey, Clara’s Ghost follows a self-absorbed showbiz family over the course of a single evening as they deal with personal demons. At the…

Jason Mantzoukas wants fans to know he’s just acting crazy

Jason Mantzoukas has played a long list of crazy characters: Parks And Recreation’s Dennis Feinstein, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Adrian Pimento, The Good Place’s (admittedly lovable) Derek. But his most iconic role is arguably Rafi on FX’s The League. He’s become so recognizable in that role that fans often don’t…

The Death Of Stalin cast shares some advice to help us get through the current political hellscape

Armando Iannucci’s new film, The Death Of Stalin, is a satirical look at the Soviet dictator’s last days and the chaos of the regime after his death. Iannucci, who created political comedies The Thick Of It and Veep, is no stranger to political commentary. At the Sundance premiere for the film, Iannucci, as well as…

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Chris Elliott and family tell us what it’s like to make a movie together

The Elliott family—that’s Chris Elliott, Paula Niedert, and their two daughters, Abby and Bridey Elliott—is collaborating on a film for the first time. Directed by Bridey, Clara’s Ghost follows a self-absorbed showbiz family over the course of a single evening as they deal with personal demons—and some potentially…