Bullet Vision: Watch “Rambo” and “Cop Land” tonight


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Tonight on IFC we kick off a week-long extravaganza of the best in bullet-fueled action movies as we amp up to the two-night event of our brand new mini-series Bullet in the Face, which premieres on August 16th at 10 p.m. ET. The show which sprang from the mind of Sledge Hammer! creator Alan Spencer stars Max Williams as Gunter Vogler a sociopathic criminal-turned-cop stuck in between two warring crime lords played by Eddie Izzard and Eric Roberts. It’s a viciously funny, hilarious and violent show that is airing over two nights from August 16-17th.

What better way to welcome the show to our channel than with a red carpet of thrillers where the bullets fly, the language is foul, and violence is absolutely required? While you know that we know comedy, as you can tell by our shows Portlandia, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Bunk, but we also know a thing or two about action. To prove that, we are starting our action-packed week off right with a Sylvester Stallone double feature of “Rambo” and “Cop Land” beginning at 8/7c. Then all this week, look for Bullet Vision features such as “Fight Club” and “Sin City” all leading up to Bullet in the Face on August 16th at 10/9c.

Here’s the trailer for “Cop Land,” where Sly Stallone plays a seemingly dull-witted sheriff who surprises the NYPD institution when he starts working with an Internal Affairs officer (Robert De Niro) to solve a suspicious suicide. The film also stars Harvey Keitel, Ray Liotta and Michael Rapaport as cops covering up a crime.

Here’s one of the best scenes from “Rambo,” just in case you need a reminder of how incredibly kick ass this movie is before you tune in at 8 p.m. ET:

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“Copland” airs on IFC tonight at 9:45 p.m. ET; Tuesday, Aug. 14 at 1:00 a.m. ET; and Monday, Aug. 27 at 12:45 a.m. ET

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Millennial Wisdom

Charles Speaks For Us All

Get to know Charles, the social media whiz of Brockmire.

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He may be an unlikely radio producer Brockmire, but Charles is #1 when it comes to delivering quips that tie a nice little bow on the absurdity of any given situation.

Charles also perfectly captures the jaded outlook of Millennials. Or at least Millennials as mythologized by marketers and news idiots. You know who you are.

Played superbly by Tyrel Jackson Williams, Charles’s quippy nuggets target just about any subject matter, from entry-level jobs in social media (“I plan on getting some experience here, then moving to New York to finally start my life.”) to the ramifications of fictional celebrity hookups (“Drake and Taylor Swift are dating! Albums y’all!”). But where he really nails the whole Millennial POV thing is when he comments on America’s second favorite past-time after type II diabetes: baseball.

Here are a few pearls.

On Baseball’s Lasting Cultural Relevance

“Baseball’s one of those old-timey things you don’t need anymore. Like cursive. Or email.”

On The Dramatic Value Of Double-Headers

“The only thing dumber than playing two boring-ass baseball games in one day is putting a two-hour delay between the boring-ass games.”

On Sartorial Tradition

“Is dressing badly just a thing for baseball, because that would explain his jacket.”

On Baseball, In A Nutshell

“Baseball is a f-cked up sport, and I want you to know it.”

Learn more about Charles in the behind-the-scenes video below.

And if you were born before the late ’80s and want to know what the kids think about Baseball, watch Brockmire Wednesdays at 10P on IFC.

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Crown Jules

Amanda Peet FTW on Brockmire

Amanda Peet brings it on Brockmire Wednesday at 10P on IFC.

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On Brockmire, Jules is the unexpected yin to Jim Brockmire’s yang. Which is saying a lot, because Brockmire’s yang is way out there. Played by Amanda Peet, Jules is hard-drinking, truth-spewing, baseball-loving…everything Brockmire is, and perhaps what he never expected to encounter in another human.

“We’re the same level of functional alcoholic.”

But Jules takes that commonality and transforms it into something special: a new beginning. A new beginning for failing minor league baseball team “The Frackers”, who suddenly about-face into a winning streak; and a new beginning for Brockmire, whose life gets a jumpstart when Jules lures him back to baseball. As for herself, her unexpected connection with Brockmire gives her own life a surprising and much needed goose.

“You’re a Goddamn Disaster and you’re starting To look good to me.”

This palpable dynamic adds depth and complexity to the narrative and pushes the series far beyond expected comedy. See for yourself in this behind-the-scenes video (and brace yourself for a unforgettable description of Brockmire’s genitals)…

Want more about Amanda Peet? She’s all over the place, and has even penned a recent self-reflective piece in the New York Times.

And of course you can watch the Jim-Jules relationship hysterically unfold in new episodes of Brockmire, every Wednesday at 10PM on IFC.

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Draught Pick

Sam Adams “Keeps It Brockmire”

All New Brockmire airs Wednesdays at 10P on IFC.

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From baseball to beer, Jim Brockmire calls ’em like he sees ’em.


It’s no wonder at all, then, that Sam Adams would reach out to Brockmire to be their shockingly-honest (and inevitably short-term) new spokesperson. Unscripted and unrestrained, he’ll talk straight about Sam—and we’ll take his word. Check out this new testimonial for proof:

See more Brockmire Wednesdays at 10P on IFC, presented by Samuel Adams. Good f***** beer.

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