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David Gordon Green Tapped To Direct ‘Exorcist’ Sequel From Blumhouse

Three years ago, who would have thought that David Gordon Green would go from being the guy who directed episodes of “Red Oaks” and “Eastbound & Down,” as well as films like “Pineapple Express” and “Your Highness,” to one of the biggest names in horror. But then he combined with Blumhouse and released “Halloween” in […]

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Danny McBride Reveals How ‘Eastbound & Down’ Prepared Him for ‘Halloween’ — and What He Has in Mind for the Sequel

When it was first announced that David Gordon Green and Danny McBride would account for two-thirds of the main creative team behind the newest “Halloween,” surprise quickly gave way to curiosity. Neither of them had a background in horror, but the two had collaborated more than once and had strong track records both on their […]

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Danny McBride’s 1999 Student Film ‘Eddie Noble and the Heroes’ Offers a Preview of His Comic Genius — Watch

Before he was starring in movies like “Pineapple Express,” creating the series “Eastbound & Down” and “Vince Principals,” or writing a “Halloween” sequel, Danny McBride was a mere film student at the North Carolina School of the Arts. As his thesis, the funny man wrote and directed a short film called “Eddie Noble and the […]

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‘The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter’ Review: Josh Brolin is Hilarious in Forgettable Netflix Comedy — SXSW 2018

In two television series (“Eastbound & Down” and “Vice Principals”) and two feature films (“The Foot Fist Way” and “Observe and Report”), writer/director Jody Hill and writer/star Danny McBride have created a devastatingly funny and increasingly relevant commentary on the curse of toxic masculinity. The Hill/McBride “hero” is, in most cases, a retrograde blowhard, dumb […]

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