This browser is supported only in Windows 10 and above.


Odds: In the roles of young George Lucas and Cock Puncher…

Posted by on

06032008_georgelucasinlove.jpg“The Go-Getter,” which opens this week and which will likely only register as the movie which lead to Zooey Deschanel’s musical career, was directed by Martin Hynes, who played George Lucas in “George Lucas in Love.” [LA Times]

French horror flick “Martyrs,” which I heard memorably described at Cannes as the film that features a woman getting hit in the face for 40 minutes, has been given the Gallic equivalent of an NC-17 for violence. [Twitch]

“A monumental amount of Universal’s archival prints” were destroyed in the fire, writers Sony Pictures’ Jared Sapolin. “Even though the negatives are allegedly safe in New Jersey, this is still a colossal tragedy. It will take Universal years — if not decades — to replace all the lost archival prints (assuming they even have the inclination).” [Hollywood Elsewhere]

Steven Seagal plays a character called “Cock Puncher” in “The Onion Movie,” which came out on DVD today. [Ain’t It Cool News]

Troma’s “Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead” is a “fromage” to Takashi Miike’s “The Happiness of the Katakuris.” [Guardian Film Blog]

And Charlie Kaufman would be down with trimming “Synecdoche, New York,” which could use some serious centering, if the right distributor came around. [Hollywood Reporter]

[Photo: Martin Hynes in “George Lucas in Love,” Quality Filmed Entertainment, 1999]

+ ‘Go-Getter’ energy fuels road trip crew (LA Times)
+ Pascal Laugier’s MARTYRS Hit With 18+ Rating In France (Twitch)
+ Added Information (Hollywood Elsewhere)
+ Poultrygeist rips a new orifice for the film industry (Guardian Film Blog)
+ ‘Synecdoche’ could improve with edit (Hollywood Reporter)

Watch More

The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

Posted by on

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

Watch More

Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

Posted by on

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.

Watch More

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

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

Posted by on
GIFs via Giphy, Photos via The Everett Collection

Watch More