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Documentary Now! Season 4: Release Date, Trailer & Everything We Know

The mockumentary format has become an essential subgenre for comedic filmmaking. Filmmakers like Christopher Guest are considered at the forefront of this style of comedy, with projects like Best in Show (2000), Waiting for Guffman (1996), and A Mighty Wind (2003) all being considered modern comedic classics. Just like in film, the mockumentary format has […]

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Mister Organ Review: A Darkly Funny, Highly Disturbing Documentary About A Pathological Liar [Fantastic Fest]

Who is Michael Organ? He’s royalty. He’s a lawyer. He’s a genius; the smartest guy in any room. At least, that’s clearly what he thinks. But those who have run afoul of the New Zealander have a much different impression. According to seemingly everyone, Michael Organ is a pathological liar. We’re not talking little white […]

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The 7 Funniest Matt Berry Roles, From ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ to ‘Community’

Devotees of British comedy might know Matt Berry for his early role in The Mighty Boosh. More casual fans may recognize him as Victorian vampire Laszlo Cravensworth in What We Do in the Shadows or even as the voice of the droid 8D8 in The Book of Boba Fett. But one thing is for sure–Matt […]

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SXSW Changes Name to SXSW Film & TV Festival to Reflect Entirety of Offering

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival has nailed down an official rebranding ahead of the 2023 festival. SXSW will now officially be called the SXSW Film & TV Festival going forward. Per an official press statement, the name change is issued to “reflect the event’s long standing and deep programming of episodics in the screening […]

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Hunt For The Wilderpeople’s Original Script Struck A Much Darker Tone

Many people think of Taika Waititi’s work as relentlessly positive and humorous, and for a good reason. Movies like “What We Do in the Shadows,” “Boy,” and “Thor: Ragnarok” all felt infectiously fun and happy despite sometimes veering into darker territory. This is why it might be surprising that one of his earliest works was actually […]

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Taika Waititi’s Crew Stole Equipment from ‘Hobbit’ Set for Low-Budget ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

Taika Waititi isn’t beating around the New Zealand bush when it comes to the true story behind his favorite party quip.The “Thor: Love and Thunder” writer-director revealed on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert that his 2014 vampire mockumentary “What We Do in the Shadows,” er, borrowed, from fellow NZer Peter Jackson’s big-budget “Lord of […]

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