Russo brothers teaming up with the directors of Swiss Army Man for sci-fi project

According to Deadline, Joe and Anthony Russo (a.k.a. The Russos) are going to be working with Swiss Army Man directors Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan (a.k.a. The Daniels) on their next movie. We don’t know any specifics about the project, but it’s going to be a sci-fi story that will somehow be “as original as Swiss…

The best of film 2016: The ballots

As usual, our list of the best movies of the year has been mathematically assembled from the ranked favorites of a small number of contributors—the six writers who worked the review beat all year long, bringing you graded takes on everything playing in a theater near you. (Okay, not everything.) Below, we’ve presented…

Movie critic enshrines best films of the year by editing them all together

When December rolls around, it’s standard operating procedure for critics and cinephiles to release their “best movies of the year” lists. While these can be perfunctory, Indiewire film critic (and former A.V. Club contributor) David Ehrlich takes a drastically different approach with his self-edited “The 25 Best…

Daniel Radcliffe’s robot boner reveals itself in exclusive Swiss Army Man clip

It’s been four months since Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe’s profoundly puerile (and possibly just profound) Swiss Army Man triumphantly jet-ski-farted its way into theaters. Now, the movie is about to reach a wider (if still distinctly niche) market, arriving on Blu-ray tomorrow in all its corpse-lugging glory. To…

There’s a real art to making a fake, farty Daniel Radcliffe corpse

It says a lot about Daniel Radcliffe’s screen career that portraying a hyper-flatulent corpse in the way-out-there indie flick Swiss Army Man, written and directed by the duo of Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, only counts as the second most memorable role he’s ever played in films. Radcliffe’s character, Manny, may…

Daniel Radcliffe might pull a Harrison Ford and return as Harry Potter someday

Because nothing good is ever left to rest, Daniel Radcliffe has said there’s a chance he could one day return to the role of Harry Potter. Radcliffe issued this caveat-filled statement in an interview with Britain’s Radio Times. “It would depend on the script,” he told the magazine. “The circumstances would have to be…

Menacing models and farty boner corpses make it a weird weekend for movies

This weekend, moviegoers can celebrate the 4th of July a few days early with Independence Day: Resurgence, Roland Emmerich’s belated sequel to his own 1996 summer smash. Or, if they’re feeling adventurous, they can opt for something a little wilder, a weirder, a little…fartier. Converting the A.V. Club set into their…

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