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What to Watch on IFC in March

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It truly is March Madness on IFC, with a slew of films to watch…or at least to set your DVR for. Here’s just a sampling of what’s on the schedule.

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery premieres this month. Truth is, thanks to Mike Myers, Austin Powers is one of the most recognizable characters in cinematic history. A shagadelic spy with oddly shaped chest hair, he can woo any woman, including the aptly named Alotta Fagina, who could quite possibly kick “Bond” femme fatale Pussy Galore’s butt on, uh-hum, assets alone. Numerous references, including to Italian director Antonioni’s first Brit flick “Blow-Up” and a host of James Bond films, make this the ultimate satire on spy films of the 1960s.

Speaking of shagging, IFC premieres Shopping, the sole film responsible for the off-screen hook up of Jude Law and Sadie Frost. Its an über high adrenaline rush involving two rival gangs getting their kicks out of smashing cars through store windows. Defines new meaning for the term ‘drive-thru.’

And, we are really amped for the premiere of a new anime series, Speed Grapher. Brace yourself, these aren’t your Saturday morning kiddie cartoons. This anime delves so deep into a fetish-filled dirty underworld that it airs late night only, right before IFC’s Grindhouse film on Fridays, also a good time to catch the third installment of Scream. Scream 3 is a horror film within a horror film (say what?); look at it this way, it’s a double order of gore AND boobs.

Less guts, more gutsy performance, “There Will Be Blood” gave Daniel Day Lewis his second Best Actor Oscar. Lewis’ first golden mini man came for his role as cerebral palsy-stricken novelist Christy Brown in My Left Foot, airing on IFC this month.

If you’re still not convinced, IFC is pulling out all the stops in March with the pants-dropping flick that made Mark Wahlberg, and Dirk Diggler, household names: Boogie Nights. Pass the prosthetics, please.

Check out the complete schedule of films and original series by clicking the ‘On IFC’ tab. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday, March 9th@2am in case your favorite indie is on IFC smack dab in the middle of that mysterious time warp of an hour known as daylight savings time.


Final Countdown

The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at


Rev Up

Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.


Give Back

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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It’s the final countdown to Christmas and thanks to IFC’s movie marathon all Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can revel in classic ’80s films AND find inspiration for your last-minute gifts. Here are our recommendations, if you need a head start:

Musical Instrument

Great analog entertainment substitute when you refuse to give your kid the Nintendo Switch they’ve been drooling over.

Breakfast In Bed

Any significant other or child would appreciate these Uncle Buck-approved flapjacks. Just make sure you’re not stuck on clean up duty.

Cocktail Supplies

You’ll need them to get through the holidays.

Dance Lessons

So you can learn to shake-shake-shake (unless you know ghosts willing to lend a hand).

Comfy Clothes

With all the holiday meals, there may be some…embigenning.

Get even more great inspiration all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC, and remember…